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North Central Michigan College adopts Mobile Education Centers

Students at North Central Michigan College will have access to the “CNC” Digital Fab Lab, a sophisticated mobile educational outreach trailer that gives students hands-on training to attain highly specialized manufacturing jobs.

While some students in rural communities may have difficulty obtaining access to educational options close to home, students in northern Michigan will have a new opportunity to study CNC programming. This fall North Central Michigan College will implement the “CNC” Digital Fab Lab, a sophisticated mobile educational outreach trailer that gives students hands-on training to attain highly specialized manufacturing jobs.

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The 10 hottest startup incubators

Business incubators have been around since the 1950s. Typically attached to universities, these entities offered a proving ground with back-office resources for fledgling entrepreneurs. Now a new breed of incubator, catering mainly to technology types, is springing up all over the country.

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U-M Law School Joins The Entrepreneurship Game With Free Legal Clinic For Student Startups

The University of Michigan has spent years developing an environment that supports both faculty and students who want to commercialize the fruits of their labor by starting their own companies.

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University Of Utah Is A Startup Machine, According To Survey

Nineteen companies launched in 2011 were based on University of Utah technologies.

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Hatching Ideas, and Companies, by the Dozens at M.I.T.

How do you take particles in a test tube, or components in a tiny chip, and turn them into a $100 million company?

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Healthful Relationship Between U of Washington, Business

Professors drive private profit and health-care improvements.

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Eying Profits, Singularity University Tightens Grip on Student Startups

As it draws up plans to become a for-profit corporation, Singularity University has significantly tightened the terms under which its students may use the intellectual property they develop in their courses.

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Startup From UC Davis Gains Private Funding

The University of California, Davis, College of Engineering's fledgling high-tech business incubator, the Engineering Translational Technology Center, has its first "graduate."

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U of North Dakota Policy Exploits Student Innovation (Opinion)

The solution to this serious problem can be found across the river, where the policy adopted by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities guarantees that students maintain ownership of the intellectual property they create.

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Broomfield startup Gogy licenses technology from CU-Boulder

As an assistant professor at the University of Colorado, Bret Fund sought a variety of means to improve classroom discourse through the addition of technology.

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