Technology and Innovation

Espy Thomas of Sweet Potato Sensations.
Pathways to Success co-principal Tyrone Weeks.

Is starting college during high school Michigan's ticket to success?


A proposed bioswale project on Mack Avenue in Detroit.

How Detroit neighborhoods are going from gray to green


Kyle Vogt.
FIRST Robotics competition in Michigan.
Green lawns always feel like summer.
Minneapolis is working to attract a new generation.

Why Minneapolis is the new capital of 'the North'


Aamir Patel.
Walmart is a familiar sight no matter where you go.

Walmart funds Saginaw Promise program


City of Saginaw

Saginaw among new cities to get PlacePlans


Mid Michigan is chock full of healthcare providers.
Farming is part of Michigan heritage.
Solar power -- clean and wonderful.
Taking inventory of natural habitats.

Students take on stewardship role at Negwegon State Park


Camaraderie in the workplace can be built.

Does your workplace offer these cool perks?


Place-based education programs help kids learn about where they live.
Online courses and programs add flexibility.
The UIX conference focuses on small urban renewal projects.

Can small ideas add up to big change for cities? 13 projects prove they can.


Second Cut is innovating hunting.
Urban farming is a small-scale project.

Small-scale, big deal: UIX invites innovators to exchange ideas in Detroit