The National Society of Black Engineers – Detroit Alumni Extension (NSBE-DAE) held an entrepreneurship panel on the evening of November 14, 2012. I was honored to be among the panelists. We had a lively discussion – great interaction and audience participation. Thanks to chapter chairperson Donna Bell and panel moderator Tarolyn Buckles for pulling it […]
Last Friday was the opening of “Inspiring Minds: African Americans in Science and Technology” at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit. I was honored to be part of a distinguished panel that discussed the subject of the exhibit, and was also greatly honored that the company I founded along with […]
My wife Kishna and I moved back to Michigan from New Jersey five years ago. Soon after we arrived, one of our neighbors stopped by our home. He looked to be in his late seventies or early eighties – white hair, slightly bent over, careful gait. He said his name was Hal Rice, and he […]
Yes, this seems like University of Michigan month! On September 21, I spoke to a group of students, staff and program advisers, at the invitation of director Derrick Scott and managing director Robert Scott. During his introduction, Robert pointed out to guests that he and I were classmates in the College of Engineering in the […]
Could have really used this during my U-M days!
I’m looking forward to speaking to students, faculty and guests at the University of Michigan Center for Entrepreneurship tomorrow, September 21, 2012. My subject: Science and Entrepreneurship, Perfect Together. This event is open to the public. For more information, click here. GO BLUE!
Though many years have passed since my days as a U-M engineering student, I nonetheless feel twinges of anxiety at this time of year. Perhaps that’s because some of my back-to-school experiences were so painful (see the “Michigan Man” chapter in my book, “Proving Ground: A Memoir”). Well, as it turns out, I’m going to […]