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Robofest 2016
Thursday, May 11, 2017

Robofest Michigan Championship coming to Lawrence Tech Saturday

The Michigan Championship of Robofest is coming to Lawrence Technological University in Southfield on Saturday, May 13. Some 90 teams that advanced from 12 Michigan qualifying events will vie for state championships – and spots in the Robofest World Championship, being held in St. Pete Beach, Fla., June 1-3.
Thursday, May 11, 2017

Lawrence Tech breaks ground on new residence hall

Lawrence Technological University Thursday held a groundbreaking on a new 95,000-square-foot residence hall on its Southfield campus. About 75 staff and friends of the university attended.
VA Medical Center in Detroit
Monday, April 24, 2017

LTU, Detroit Mercy students develop products to assist disabled veterans

Students from Lawrence Technological University and the University of Detroit Mercy displayed five novel systems for addressing the needs of disabled veterans Friday in a presentation before veterans and staff at the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center in Detroit.
museum docent robot
Monday, April 24, 2017

LTU students demonstrate museum docent robot

A team of Lawrence Technological University robotics engineering students conducted a flawless test Sunday of a robot designed to give the world a chance to virtually visit a historic Detroit auto plant.
shrouded sculpture
Monday, April 24, 2017

Lawrence Tech to dedicate sculpture of Henry Ford at main campus entrance

Henry Ford’s Highland Park complex was the birthplace of more than just modern manufacturing. It was also the birthplace of what today is Lawrence Technological University, founded in 1932 in a building adjacent to Ford’s factory.
Jean M. Meyer
Monday, April 17, 2017

St. John Providence CEO named to Lawrence Tech Board of Trustees

Jean M. Meyer, president and CEO of St. John Providence, has been named to the Lawrence Technological University Board of Trustees, effective immediately.


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