Richard Sheridan is the owner of Menlo Innovations in Ann Arbor and the author of a book called "Joy, Inc." He started working as a computer programmer before he could even drive a car back in the early '70s. He got a couple of degrees in computer science and computer engineering at the University of Michigan and settled in the area which he says is a great area to run a software business.
He talks about what lead him to write the book "Joy, Inc." He also talks about what it takes to build an intentionally joyful culture and taking a different approach to running a business that gives employees satisfaction.
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton faced off in the final presidential debate Wednesday night at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
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I spoke with Shary Brown, the president of Wonderfool Productions, and Adriana Zardus, the company's production coordinator, about how this event is intended to get the community involved on another level where people are creating the event themselves.
The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office held the third in its community education series at Mill Creek Middle School in Dexter on Wednesday evening. The overall idea is to improve the department's relationship with the community by informing offering insights into how the Sheriff's office operates.
WEMU's Jorge Avellan reports on the third session of the Washtenaw County Sheriff's community education series.
It's the seventh day of WEMU's fall pledge drive and we want to hear from you this morning with a pledge of financial support. To those who have already given this fall, we thank you so much. But, if you haven't yet made your gift, haven't pledged in a few years, or have never made a pledge to WEMU why not do that today?
Eastern Michigan University students who face food insecurity have a resource, right on campus, that they can turn to. Swoop's Student Food Pantry was created to "provide EMU students in need with food assistance and additional resources to positively affect well-being and college success." The Pantry recently moved and expanded.
Haley Moraniec, Swoop's Pantry graduate assistant and founder of the pantry, stopped by WEMU to talk about why the Pantry started and whom it serves today from its larger location.
Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican Mike Pence square off in the vice-presidential debate tonight at 9pm EST.
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Despite an increased national spotlight on domestic violence, it is an issue that, too often, is still discussed in hushed tones. In Washtenaw County, law enforcement agencies, the prosecutor's office and community leaders are standing up and speaking out. Additionally, they are working closely with Safehouse Center to bring the issue out of the shadows.
89.1 WEMU's David Fair marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month in a conversation with the executive director of Safehouse Center in Washtenaw County, Barbara Niess-May.
King Hall, the site of last week's racist graffiti message, played host to an event devoted to unity, diversity, and hope. The students and staff of the Early College Alliance, whose offices are in King Hall, gathered to ask questions, alleviate concerns, and put forth the message that hate is not a part of the EMU community. WEMU was there to speak with the students and staff about how they've been dealing with a climate of fear and uncertainty that has been created by these acts of hateful cowardice.
Patrick Campion speaks with students and staff on EMU's campus about how they're responding to messages of hate with their own messages of hope.
Ji Hye Kim plans to open a Zingerman's-backed Korean restaurant in Ann Arbor's Kerrytown by late fall.
She joined Jessica Webster and me to talk about what lead her to create the restaurant and how it will involve her culture and family and travels around the world in offering the freshest ingredients and unique Korean dining.
It's been over a week since racist graffiti was found in several locations on the Eastern Michigan University campus.
The campus is home to the Early College Alliance, where high school students can earn college credit. ECA organized a "unity in the community" event Thursday to unite against the recent incident outside King Hall, where the program is located.