Business

Project4Prosperity is an organization that provides financial support to minority-owned businesses.

LSA sophomore Sammi Sannieniola is the chief operating officer for the new nonprofit Project4Prosperity, an organization founded in July that provides financial support to minority-owned businesses.

University alum Maggie Li and LSA senior Emily Serhan meet with their team on Zoom to discuss their new mental health screening app "Nois."

While the pandemic brought restrictions on social interactions, it also provided time for students to explore their passions. During the past six months, some University of Michigan students tried their hand at new projects and even started their own small businesses.

Business School deans met to discuss diversity virtually.

Seven business school deans from across the country gathered on Tuesday for a live webinar to discuss issues concerning diversity, equity and inclusion in education.

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The Washtenaw County Health Department alerted the public Monday afternoon to a possibility of exposure at two Ann Arbor restaurants, Brown Jug on S. University Ave. and Chapala Mexican Restaurant on N. Main St. Anyone who was at Brown Jug from Oct. 1-3 and Oct. 6 and Chapala on Oct.

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Former NASA astronaut Robert Curbeam spoke to University of Michigan alumni and students over Zoom on Wednesday about his time in the space program, the emerging space market and possible business solutions to decrease costs associated with space travel. 

Former and current Om of Medicine employees allege the dispensary facilitates a toxic workplace environment.

Employees at Om of Medicine, a recreational and medicinal cannabis dispensary in downtown Ann Arbor, have received backlash from management for forming a union, according to both former and current employees.

The Michigan Theater and State Theatre will reopen with limited capacity on October 9.

The Michigan Theater and State Theatre will resume showings with limited capacity on Oct. 9., the Michigan Theater Foundation announced Friday evening.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that both the Michigan and State Street theaters will be allowed to reopen with reduced capacity starting on Sept. 25.

Two iconic local cinemas have been out of commission since mid-March. Both the Michigan Theater and State Theatre have been closed since March 16, when Gov.

A Shipt employee alleged he was racially profiled by Meijer while completing a Shipt order August 22.

On Aug. 22, Shipt employee and University alum John Lankeu Muteleu said he was checking out at the Meijer on Ann Arbor-Saline Road when a Meijer employee called the police on him for potential shoplifting.

Ann Arbor tech hubs are trying to keep morale and connectivity up amidst social distancing guidelines and virtual work environments.

When Josh Kallus, a recent graduate of the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering, started working at a technology company in Ann Arbor in August, he didn’t do any work for the first day and a half.