2011-12 Technology Updates 

These one-minute, news-format, radio commercials, produced by and aired on WJR AM760, highlight innovative programs and student achievements at Lawrence Tech. Each weekly topic airs daily during morning and afternoon drive time. The series has been recognized for excellence at both the national and regional level by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).


January 2012

Engineering senior projects at Lawrence Tech pose real-world challenges (week of Jan. 30, 2012)
Engineering senior projects promote teamwork, problem solving and out-of-the-box thinking.

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Architectural engineering program emphasizes sustainability (week of Jan. 23, 2012)
Lawrence Tech has a five-year, fast-track program for a bachelor’s and master’s degree in architectural engineering.

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Lawrence Tech addresses need for professional management at nonprofits (week of Jan. 16, 2012)
Lawrence Tech offers a graduate certificate and MBA concentration in nonprofit management and leadership.

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Transportation design students also learn about engineering (week of Jan. 9, 2012)
Graduates of Lawrence Tech’s transportation design program know how to take engineering issues into consideration when designing automobiles.

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December 2011

Lawrence Tech adds doctoral degrees in engineering and management (week of Dec. 12, 2011)
The University’s first PhD programs in management and engineering prepare candidates for academic and research careers.

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Students learn a variety of skills in media communication program (week of Dec. 5, 2011)
Media production brings together a number of disciplines that students can find at Lawrence Tech.

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November 2011

‘Fast-track’ certificates help students retool careers (week of Nov. 28, 2011)
Lawrence Tech’s certificate programs help prepare adult students for new opportunities in growing sectors of the economy.

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Lawrence Tech offers new healthcare programs (week of Nov. 14, 2011)
New academic programs in health IT management and biomedical engineering technology can lead to promising careers in healthcare.

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Expanded life sciences labs create opportunities for students (week of Nov. 7, 2011)
Students have more opportunities to do research now that Lawrence Tech has upgraded and expanded its life sciences labs.

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October 2011

LTU Online helps fit education into busy schedules (week of Oct. 31, 2011)
Hundreds of Lawrence Tech students fit education into busy schedules by taking courses online. Some graduate degrees can be taken completely online, and hybrid courses have online components.

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Lawrence Tech offers new bachelor’s degree in robotics engineering (week of Oct. 24, 2011)
Lawrence Tech is the first university in Michigan to offer a bachelor’s degree that prepares graduates for careers in this rapidly growing field.

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Lawrence Tech brings back varsity athletics in a big way (week of Oct. 17, 2011)
Lawrence Tech has joined the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and plans to introduce nine varsity teams by next year.

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