President Mark Schlissel, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and Stephen Henderson, Detroit Free Press editorial page editor, will join U-M and community leaders for a daylong exploration and presentation of research and learning practices taking place in and with Detroit.
The 1967 civil unrest in Detroit rocked the city, and its impact and legacy is still felt today.
Two centuries after its founding in Detroit, the university will celebrate its birthplace with a variety of bicentennial activities throughout 2017.
A recently discovered primary-source document providing new information about Detroit's early history is now part of the University of Michigan's William L. Clements Library collection.
The Detroit Police Athletic League and its partners have raised millions to convert the old Tiger Stadium into its headquarters and playing field space for local youths that the nonprofit group serves.
But how will it sustain funding in the years to come while including historical, community and youth development priorities?
On the former sites of vacant Detroit homes, University of Michigan researchers and their partners have built innovative gardens that help manage stormwater while removing neighborhood blight.
Laura Vicinanza is using her analytic and research skills, sprinkled with Spanish dialogue, to give a voice to issues of importance to the Hispanic community in southwest Detroit.
Peter Allen, who has shared his real estate investing strategies with more than 3,500 U-M students since 1981, turns his attention to Detroit, which he calls "one of the most undervalued big cities in the world with billions of dollars of real estate opportunity."
The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design and the Michigan Economic Development Corp. have launched a new campaign to help transform a vacant Detroit building into a place where youth and adults can build their creative making skills and incubate business ideas.
A new series to be published by the Detroit-based online arts and culture journal Infinite Mile, in partnership with the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, casts a critical eye upon the topic of art and gentrification in Detroit and beyond.
Despite concerns about Detroit's bankruptcy, 56 percent of local government officials in Michigan said it was the right thing to do, according to a poll by the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.