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Bloomberg Business, July 1, 2015

Billionaire investor Sam Zell pledged $60 million to the University of Michigan to expand entrepreneurship programs for students and alumni.

CNN Money, July 1, 2015

The funds, coming from the Zell Family Foundation, will go to the Samuel Zell and Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.

Financial Times, July 1, 2015

The Ross school at the University of Michigan has received a pledge of $60m from the Zell family to extend programmes at the school’s entrepreneurship centre, which already bears the Zell name.

Forbes, July 1, 2015

Students at the University of Michigan’s Samuel Zell and Robert H.

Detroit Free Press, July 1, 2015

The University of Michigan's business school is set to receive $60 million from the Zell Family Foundation, which has now donated more than $150 million to the university over the years.

Detroit News, July 1, 2015

A $60 million gift is headed to the University of Michigan’s business school to extend an entrepreneurial studies programs and create a $10 million seed fund for student business ventures.

Crain's Detroit, July 1, 2015

The Zell Family Foundation has made a $60 million grant to the University of Michigan to support entrepreneurial efforts.

Poets & Quants, July 1, 2015

For aspiring entrepreneurs, Babson, Stanford, and Harvard are probably the first business schools that spring to mind.

Xconomy, July 1, 2015

The University of Michigan’s Zell Lurie Commercialization Fund announced Friday that it has invested $50,000 in Ann Arbor, MI’s Reveal Design Automation, a university spin-out working in the area o

Entrepreneur, July 1, 2015

An entrepreneur’s work never ends, so many of you might not be taking summer vacations this year.