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My Summer as a Startup Intern in DC: Mythbusters Edition

Some people may see this and roll their eyes at the thought of reading another “What I Learned this Summer” post from yet another college student. Others may call this the most ambitious crossover since Scooby-Doo! and WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon. Regardless, I would like to share my experience of getting a job […]

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4 Reasons It’s Great Being a First-Gen at a Startup

According to the University of Michigan’s website, a first generation college student is “a groundbreaker, a person who is in the first generation of their family to attend and graduate college.” While I’ve only attended a few club meetings on campus, the first gen identity is something I feel strongly about. At first I thought […]

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What to Look for in a First-year Internship

You plan to use these 3 months to figure out some part of yourself—your career choice, preferred workplace environment, or future city to call home.  But with anywhere between a few months and a few weeks left before the summer begins, you feel stuck. You do not know what, where, and how you should even […]

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Grant Award Brings Holiday Cheer to U-M Biomedical Seed Fund

Some exciting news is coming out of the Center for Entrepreneurship just in time for the holidays! The CFE has been awarded a $300K Federal Economic Development Administration grant to build upon the U-M Biomedical Seed Fund’s early momentum. This grant will allow the center to expand its capacity to source new early-stage investment opportunities […]

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Michigan Students Help Advance Conversational AI Thanks To Alexa Innovation Fellowship

Artificial Intelligence, or AI as it is commonly known, has been part of pop culture for decades.  From talking Pontiac Trans-Ams to Constitution-class starships and time-traveling Terminators, the concept has been around since at least the 1930s.  And while some movies, TV shows, and comic books have played upon the idea of technology being sentient […]