A team of three students from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy has won the 2017 Social Impact Challenge. The team's innovative and research-driven proposal addressed entrepreneurial development through downtown training and significant neighborhood outreach for the city of Flint.
The sixth annual Social Impact Challenge will take place in Flint and is presented as a partnership between the Stephen M. Ross School of Business' Center for Social Impact in Ann Arbor and UM-Flint's Office of University Outreach.
A mobile app and website built for the city of Flint is available now to help the community and government agencies manage the ongoing water crisis.
For the second consecutive year, all three University of Michigan campuses will share nearly $100,000 in state grant funding to bolster efforts to combat sexual assault.
The University of Michigan-Flint will add a School of Nursing, creating the fifth school within the university.
The distinction elevates UM-Flint's nursing program to make it more attractive to potential students, better reflect its prominence at UM-Flint and provide expanded opportunities for students and faculty.
The University of Michigan-Flint will expand the Murchie Science Building to accommodate the growth in students majoring in mathematics and the sciences. The $39 million project was approved Thursday by the university's Board of Regents.
Focusing its resources on academic excellence and student success, the UM-Flint will increase its general fund budget by less than 1 percent for fiscal year 2017, continuing to make UM-Flint one of the most affordable university options in Michigan.
Opportunities for the University of Michigan-Flint's graduate students just got a little bigger.
The Board of Regents on Thursday approved two new graduate programs: a Master of Science in Engineering and a doctoral degree in occupational therapy.
The School of Management at the University of Michigan-Flint will expand this year with two new instructional departments: the Department of Accounting, Finance and International Business, and the Department of Management and Marketing.
The departments were approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.
A partnership between Google and the University of Michigan's Flint and Ann Arbor campuses aims to provide a smartphone app and other digital tools to Flint residents and officials to help them manage the ongoing water crisis.
UM-Dearborn graduates challenged to make a positive impact
Flint community partners and three major Michigan university campuses today announced a new partnership to help address, through coordinated research efforts, the current and future status of residents and their health.
What are the long-term direct and indirect health effects of drinking lead-contaminated water for Flint residents?
How do teenagers in the Flint community see the water crisis in their community affecting them and their future?
Empowering Flint Youth Through Digital Storytelling: A Case Study
With Flint facing a water crisis, the University of Michigan-Flint continues to leverage its hometown expertise to make a difference for its community, providing critically important analysis, partnership and investment.
Faculty members from all three University of Michigan campuses met at UM-Flint on Friday to discuss ideas for research collaborations and opportunities to work with community organizations responding to the Flint water crisis.
Faculty, staff and students from all three University of Michigan campuses are coming together over the water crisis in the city of Flint to offer everything from research expertise and accurate information on the situation to water filters and bottled water.
The University of Michigan-Flint is receiving one of the largest donations in its history: a 16-story building featuring academic space, student housing and a conference center.
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A history of support
The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation has supported UM-Flint from its inception. In all, the foundation has granted more than $92 million to U-M for projects at its Flint and Ann Arbor campuses. These funds have supported various projects, programs and initiatives, as well as major capital improvements.
By studying videos from high-stakes court cases, University of Michigan researchers are building unique lie-detecting software based on real-world data.