Urban Entrepreneurship Fall 2018 @ U-M is Underway!

Posted Leave a commentPosted in BBUM, business, community, education, entrepreneurship, U-M

The Fall 2018 edition of my Urban Entrepreneurship course at University of Michigan is underway, and I’m excited by the participation of students and Detroit entrepreneurs in this newly updated course. This semester, we have six teams of five students each working with six different urban-focused entrepreneurial ventures in the Detroit area. By the end […]

Be My Guest at Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium 2014

Posted Leave a commentPosted in BBUM, community, entrepreneurship, events

Dear Friends and Colleagues, For the past several months, I’ve been leading a talented team working to bring an important event to our area! Finally, this event is just around the corner — it’s the Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium taking place on October 10, 2014.  Momentum is building, and we’re hoping you’ll attend and help us spread the word […]

David Tarver named to U-M Electrical and Computer Engineering Council (ECEC)

Posted Leave a commentPosted in BBUM, education, entrepreneurship, technology, U-M

The purpose of the University of Michigan Electrical and Computer Engineering Council (ECEC) is to foster excellence in all areas of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) research and teaching, provide strategic guidance to ECE faculty and leadership, and strengthen relationships among ECE faculty, students, alumni and corporations, foundations, and government agencies with ECE-related interests.

Charles White, 2013-14 Fred and Louise Tarver Scholar

Posted Leave a commentPosted in BBUM, education, scholarship, U-M

Charles White of West Bloomfield, Michigan is the 2013-2014 Fred and Louise Tarver Scholar. This fall, Charles will begin his junior year in the U-M College of Engineering, but first he will spend the summer on an internship at Intel Corporation in California. Charles is an outstanding student and a delightful young man. He’s going […]

Video: David Tarver Speech at U-M MLK Spirit Awards, January 20, 2014

Posted Leave a commentPosted in BBUM, community, education, entrepreneurship, events, family, music, provinggroundbook, scholarship, U-M

On January 20, 2014, David Tarver was privileged to speak to the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) North Campus Community at the annual Martin Luther King Spirit Awards event. His address walked the audience through the civil-rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s as seen through the eyes of “a kid from Flint, Michigan.” He […]