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  • Getting the Olympics Right

    Published on July 28, 2016

    All eyes are on Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the 2016 Summer Olympics. Athletes from all over the world will compete, all in hopes of capturing the gold. But the road to these games have been littered with problems and concerns.

  • When Mega-Events Make Sense

    Published on July 28, 2016

    Political conventions are a security headache. The Olympics are an infrastructure spending bust. What giant civic gatherings really deliver the best return on investment?

  • Maximizing Energy Efficiency

    Published on July 16, 2016

    Dong Zhao led a study that found that found that more than 50 percent of potential energy savings from energy efficient homes can be lost if users don't know how to use the buildings properly.

  • Green homes are only as green as their users

    Published on June 20, 2016

    New research out of Michigan State University has found that more than 50 percent of potential energy savings from energy efficient homes can be lost if users don't know how to use the buildings properly.

  • College students turn to tiny houses for affordable living

    Published on June 10, 2016

    Christopher Cerk, a web-development major at the University of Michigan, said his desire to save money and invest in his future motivated him to ditch dorm life and instead build a tiny house to reside in.

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