Contents & Credits
Spring 2008. Volume XXV, Number 1.
Entrepreneurship: Transforming Ideas into Business
ENTREPRENEURSHIP AT THE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
The Empowering Spirit of Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship: a Permanent Condition
The Center for Entrepreneurship
Three Michigan Engineering Entrepreneurs Answer Four Key Questions
The Medical Innovation Center
The Corporate Role in Student Entrepreneurship
Jeanne Rosario – the Sky’s the Limit
Manuel Luis del Valle – Alumnus, Adventurer, Family Man
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