EDA University Center for
Regional Economic Innovation

REI Successes and Upcoming Events

Posted Wednesday, April 1, 2015

REI would like to congratulate three-time Student-Led, Faculty-Guided Project partner Steven Mankouche for being awarded a Kresge Innovative Project grant from the Kresge Foundation! The $135,000 grant will help transform dilapidated houses into eco-friendly greenhouses in distressed communities. Check out Steven's Afterhouse project, watch his REI webinar, or read his REI report.

On Thursday, April 23, the fifth annual MSU Innovation Celebration will be held at the Huntington Club in Spartan Stadium. The event highlights innovation and startup technologies in classrooms and beyond. For more information and to RSVP, visit the 2015 Innovation Celebration website.

Dr. Phillip Olla, Professor at Madonna University, will be presenting the Impact Assessment of Pollution in Southwest Detroit webinar on Tuesday, April 28 at 2:00pm. This project applies existing knowledge and evidence about health impacts in Southwest Detroit to specific social and community contexts. For more information on this webinar view the event flyer.