Picture this: University of Michigan students create toaster that burns images onto bread
Three engineering students at the University of Michigan invented a mechanism that “prints” images onto toast as part of an entrepreneurship class taught by Dr. Eric Fretz. “We were looking for a fun class to take alongside our heavier engineering classes,” said Niket Parikh. AdOn the first day of the course, Dr. Fretz told his students to split into groups for the semester. (Niket Parikh)They pitched it to Dr. Fretz, who liked it so much he challenged them to print one of U-M’s most iconic figures on bread. With periodic check-ins and energetic mentoring Dr. Fretz ensures each team has the best chance to reach their full potential.
U-M students in Ann Arbor launch soap line in shape of states
Their idea was approved and Fifty State Suds was born. We are offering our three Michigan soaps for $5.99 a piece! A student holds up a Fifty State Suds Michigan bar on Main St. in downtown Ann Arbor. With periodic check-ins and energetic mentoring Dr. Fretz ensures each team has the best chance to reach their full potential. Related reading:U-M students work to bring Michigan’s first Waffle House to Ann ArborAdUniversity of Michigan students go viral with their Scrunchie ShotsClassmates help U-M student expand business helping older adults with tech during pandemic