newsradio tech updates 2012-13

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).

December 2013

LTU’s new Detroit Center for Design + Technology will consolidate several programs (week of Dec. 9, 2013)
The LTU center is the lead tenant in a new building Midtown Detroit Inc. will open next fall.

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Internships, co-op jobs prepare LTU students to hit the ground running after graduation (week of Dec. 2, 2013)
LTU grads gain on-the-job experience before they graduate.

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November 2013

LTU students work on research projects for industry partners (week of Nov. 18, 2013)
Student research projects exemplify LTU’s ‘theory and practice’ approach.

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LTU prepares students for both sides of the computer game industry (week of Nov. 11, 2013)
Two Lawrence Tech degrees bring together computer science and art design.

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LTU student athletes pursue challenging careers (week of Nov. 4, 2013)
Students continue their athletic careers while getting a great education.

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October 2013

LTU degrees lead to careers in biomedical and robotics engineering  (week of Oct. 28, 2013)
Students are preparing for careers in emerging sectors with strong job growth.

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LTU provides all the personal computer resources students need for courses (week of Oct. 21, 2013)
The LTuZone for computer support is a unique benefit included in tuition at Lawrence Tech.

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$20 million gift will fund innovative STEM Center at LTU (week of Oct. 14, 2013)
LTU promotes best educational practices in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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February 2013

The LTU Entrepreneurial Collaboratory provides business expertise to inventors. (week of Feb. 4, 2013)
Business consultants help move an idea from the classroom to commercialization.

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January 2013

The detroitSHOP design studio gets students involved in efforts to improve Detroit. (week of Jan. 28, 2013)
Students take multi-disciplinary approach to planning for future development projects.

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LTU’s bachelor’s degree in robotics engineering was the first in Michigan. (week of Jan. 21, 2013)
Students take multi-disciplinary approach to planning for future development projects.

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LTU’s transportation design students get real-world experience while still in school (week of Jan. 14, 2013)
Students begin working on industry-sponsored projects in their freshman year.

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LTU’s bachelor’s degree in business administration combines theory and practice (week of Jan. 7, 2013)
Students work on interdisciplinary projects that help prepare them for future careers.

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December 2012

Media communication degree at LTU can lead to many careers (week of Dec. 10, 2012)
Students learn how to communicate effectively across multiple platforms.

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Biomedical engineering is a fast growing major at Lawrence Tech (week of Dec. 3, 2012)
Undergraduates apply theory learned in the classroom to research projects.

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November 2012

Nonprofit managers learn sound business practices at LTU (week of Nov. 26, 2012)
The nonprofit management and leadership program creates career opportunities for graduates.

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Lawrence Tech revives its storied basketball tradition (week of Nov. 12, 2012)
Men’s and women’s basketball teams start from scratch after a break of 48 years.

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Architectual engineering combines building systems with design principles (week of Nov. 5, 2012)
The result is an engineer who can understand and communicate effectively with architects.

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October 2012

Students learn about digital fabrication technology at makeLab (week of Oct. 29, 2012)
Producing something from a digital file exemplifies LTU’s emphasis on theory and practice.

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President Virinder Moudgil outlines his goals for LTU’s future (week of Oct. 22, 2012)
What distinguishes this university is the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship.

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