Budding entrepreneur Max Feber has fulfilled a childhood dream of being featured on ABC's entrepreneurial pitch show “Shark Tank” – and during the appearance, Feber even scored a deal with billionaire Mark Cuban. Feber and his pitch for the Bruw cold-brewed coffee system were featured on the Sunday, Jan. 6 edition of the show, and Feber accepted $50,000 from Cuban for a 30 percent stake in the company.
If you think popular music has grown angrier and sadder over the years, it’s not just your imagination. It’s science. A scientific analysis of popular music lyrics from the 1950s through 2016, conducted by a student and professor at Lawrence Technological University, showed that song lyrics have become both angrier and sadder since the 1950s.
Lawrence Technological University has partnered with Detroit’s Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church to launch what’s believed to be the first business pitch competition of its kind – one targeting youth at faith-based organizations.
Joseph Champagne, PhD, a member of the Lawrence Technological University Board of Trustees since 2001, died Tuesday, Dec. 11 at age 80. He was a member of the academic affairs and executive committees.