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Posts Tagged ‘Technology’

An Israeli innovator shows an MSU student how his product works while the student wears a VR device over his eyes.

Jewish@edu – First-Time Event

Internship leads to Israeli tech fair and new pro-Israel involvement. Kyle Zaback } jewish@edu writer It wasn’t until late sophomore year that I began seeking new opportunities to involve myself in the Jewish community at Michigan State University. Staff at the MSU Hillel approached me about applying to be the Ryan Rosman (z’l) Jewish Business…

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robotic arm and hand with a pointer finger extended

Collaborative Work

Kahn Foundation gift will expand Michigan-Israel research partnership. Consider a future in which robots work alongside humans to search for disaster survivors and seniors monitor their response to bacterial infections in real time. A $20 million gift from the D. Dan and Betty Kahn Foundation will expand collaboration among researchers at the University of Michigan,…

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Debbie Stabenow

Endorsement: Re-elect Stabenow

The JN endorses incumbent Debbie Stabenow for U.S. Senate based on her proven record in championing policies to benefit manufacturing, agriculture and health care as well as her commitment to protecting the Great Lakes and her support for Israel. It was also refreshing that her campaign focused on her accomplishments and her policy priorities —…

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Wonder Workshop’s Cue Robot

EduTech Products for School Days

The kids have been back in school for almost two months and should be getting back into the school rhythm. So much has changed from when today’s parents were in school. One major change is the type of technology our kids use. Above: Wonder Workshop’s Cue Robot While parents remember when schools had a few computers…

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Jessica Alter, Tech For Campaigns entrepreneur, leans against a window in a large office with two large chairs in front of her.

Progressive Powerhouse

Native Detroiter’s ‘Tech For Campaigns’ is helping to elect Democrats in eight states. Karleigh Stone Special to the Jewish News Bloomfield Hills native, now San Francisco resident, Jessica Alter, 39, is a tech entrepreneur who has put her skills to use to help change America’s political climate. A feeling of discontent with the country’s leadership…

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Gavriel Salomon

Gavriel Salomon Is Born

October 12, 1938 A specialist in the field of educational psychology, Gavriel Salomon served as the Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Haifa from 1993-1998. He is the author of four books and more than 120 articles on technology, learning and peace education. In 1998, he established the Center for Research…

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Nathan Wessler and Harold Gurewitz at the U.S. Supreme Court in front of a portrait of Louis Brandeis

Guest Column: Justice Brandeis And A Right Of Privacy In A Digital Age

The U.S. Supreme Court capped its last term with a landmark digital privacy decision in a case starting out in Detroit: Carpenter v. United States. Chief Justice Roberts’ June 22, 2018, majority opinion in Carpenter is about the kind of digital location data automatically created every time our cell phones send or receive messages. In…

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Detroit Country Day School (DCDS) students smile for the camera. Three students sit in front and two students stand behind as they work on a chemistry project.

Detroit Country Day School Is Building A Vivid Future

Sponsored by Detroit Country Day School How Detroit Country Day School is reinventing the education experience for 21st-century learners through renovated spaces and student-first mentality Schools all over the world struggle to keep up with the rapid evolution of technology, and the changing environment that social media and digital advances have created for students. At…

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Josh Luber, StockX CEO

StockX Laces Up

Sneaker “stock market” co-founded by Dan Gilbert rockets to success. In his 20s, Dan Gilbert announced a reason for his success: fun. “I’ve just always enjoyed going on to the next goal and achieving the next plateau,” he said in a 1990s story in Crain’s Detroit Business. As of this month, a new mountain can…

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