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Madness of College Athletics Extends Well Beyond March

Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr. | Posted 05.17.2014 | College
Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr.

This is a terrific time of year for fans of college sports as March Madness takes center stage. But big money, national fame and institutional pride too often overwhelm the best intentions of educators.

Dan Gilbert: 'Detroit Will Thrive Again'

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.19.2013 | Detroit

On the day Detroit filed for bankruptcy, at least one businessman was still putting his faith -- and potentially millions of dollars -- in the city. ...

Gilbert's Big Bet On Downtown Detroit

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2013 | Detroit

By Nick Carey DETROIT, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Dan Gilbert has a vision for downtown Detroit that many would find hard to s...

Detroit Company Makes '100 Best Companies' List

ABC News Radio | Anselm Gibbs | Posted 04.16.2013 | Detroit

(NEW YORK) -- A Detroit-based company is among three companies from Michigan to make the latest edition of Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies to W...

Anti-Obesity Campaign Gets Help From Local Businesses

ABC News Radio | Anselm Gibbs | Posted 04.01.2013 | Detroit

(LANSING, Mich.) -- A group of Detroit area businesses have come out in support of the "MI Healthier Tomorrow" campaign to combat obesity. On Wedne...

Ben Hallman

Mortgage Companies Publicly Express Concern For Hurricane Sandy Victims, Privately Dismiss Pleas | Ben Hallman | Posted 12.05.2012 | Business

In the days after Hurricane Sandy devastated coastal New York and New Jersey, the nation's mortgage companies were quick to offer sympathy to those wh...

Would You Get A Mortgage From Here?

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2013 | Money

* Survey: 80 pct of consumers would consider non-bank mortgage * Cost, service and trust key factors in selecting loan ...

Cultivating Local Talent For Detroit's Growing Tech Sector

Model D | Posted 08.28.2012 | Detroit

This post originally appeared in Model D. Prudence Byas spent 10 years working in IT, enjoying the tech world and everything it had to offer. She ...

Chrysler's Dime Building Move A Strong Symbol Of Detroit Commitment

David Kiley | Posted 06.30.2012 | Detroit
David Kiley

"Like Detroit, Chrysler knows what it is like to hear commentators pronounce our condition as beyond the point of salvation. "

Real Estate Website Sorry For Racial Stereotypes Used To Pinpoint 'Perfect Neighborhoods'

Posted 04.27.2012 | Black Voices

When Picket Report was named one of Detroit's best tech startups of 2011, questions lingered as to whether its data-driven model for helping homebuyer...

Twitter Opens Office In Surprising City

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.04.2012 | Detroit

Social media fans get ready: Twitter is coming to Detroit. The company announced Wednesday the opening of its first Michigan office at Dan Gilbert'...

Meet Michigan's Billionaires

Posted 03.07.2012 | Detroit

On Forbes list of 2012's worldwide billionaires, released Wednesday, Michiganders took only 11 of the record 1,226 spots. None of the Michiganders' ne...

A Price Tag Like Any Other

Lauren E. Willis | Posted 04.23.2012 | Business
Lauren E. Willis

The official question presented in the Supreme Court case Freeman v. Quicken Loans is whether the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) "prohi...

Simone Landon

Federal Reserve Building Joins Dan Gilbert's Real Estate Empire | Simone Landon | Posted 01.30.2012 | Detroit

Dan Gilbert is adding yet another building to his downtown Detroit real estate portfolio. The Quicken Loans chairman announced Monday his umbrella com...

Simone Landon

Dan Gilbert's Detroit Real Estate Deals Mark Ambitious Development Plan | Simone Landon | Posted 01.06.2012 | Detroit

Quicken Loans founder and chairman Dan Gilbert spent 2011 buying up Detroit skyscrapers, brownstones and parking lots to add to his portfolio of downt...

U.S. Housing Market Expected To Expand As Euro Crisis Threat Looms

Posted 12.19.2011 | Business

The U.S. housing market, once the epicenter of the global financial collapse that spawned today's European debt crisis, is on the verge of deliver...

Quicken Loans Turns Success into a Philosophy

Jason Schmitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jason Schmitt

Dan Gilbert has figured a few things out for us, one being it is possible to create a workforce that is positive in this economic climate. But it is not easy.

Ted Williams and the Triumph of American Dream Propaganda

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

The idea that the American Dream still exists and that everyone can "make it" like Ted Williams is, by all objective economic measures, demonstrably false.

Detroit 2.0: Is It Enough To Get Them To Stay?

Jason Schmitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jason Schmitt

By and large, our education system sort of sucks. We are not educating the majority of Michiganders to be able to compete in the infrastructure that our new Michigan businesses demand.