Feodies Shipp has been named director of the University of Michigan Detroit Center.
A native Detroiter, Shipp has worked at U-M for 23 years and served as the Detroit Center’s associate director and interim director. He had previous roles at the Career Center and Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
The University of Michigan and Harvard University are forming two new partnerships designed to spur economic mobility and reduce poverty in Detroit, as well as combine resources and expertise in response to the national opioid crisis.
Michigan Medicine on Tuesday announced the expansion of its health care services with the opening of the new Brighton Center for Specialty Care.
This year’s student Move-In is expected to be as big and bustling as ever, and campus community members can expect changes to the usual traffic and parking patterns from Aug. 29 through Aug. 31, right before the Labor Day weekend.
University of Michigan researchers and their partners predict that western Lake Erie will experience a harmful algal bloom of cyanobacteria this summer that is smaller than in 2017 but larger than the mild bloom in 2016.
A variety of activities await those planning to attend the four-day Ann Arbor Art Fair.
The celebration, which runs July 19-22, consists of four fairs in one event:
• The Original Ann Arbor Street Art Fair (on East Washington Street, North University Avenue and Ingalls Mall).
• The State Street Art Fair.
State funding for Michigan’s 15 public universities will increase by 2 percent under a fiscal year 2019 budget the state Legislature approved Tuesday.
The increase will bring total operating funds for state universities to more than $1.5 billion in fiscal year beginning Oct. 1. The budget now goes to Gov. Rick Snyder to sign.
A group of young adults worked hand-in-hand with residents of the Memory Support Center at Brecon Village this past fall to forge light out of darkness.
Robert Sellers, vice provost for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, has announced the appointment of Carla O'Connor as director of Wolverine Pathways. She will replace the program's founding director, Robert Jagers, on June 1.
The Graham Sustainability Institute has awarded more than $200,000 to support three sustainability-related research projects in Puerto Rico and Michigan.
From a startup incubator in the heart of Detroit to a school district in rural northern Michigan, the weeklong Michigan Road Scholars tour of the state energized 29 U-M faculty and staff with new perspectives and ideas for action.
Tony Reames, assistant professor of environment and sustainability, is no stranger to community-based research while he focuses his studies on energy justice.
Just in time for the University of Michigan's 2018 Spring Commencement on April 28, a new interactive maize and blue mural has been added to downtown Ann Arbor's vibrant cityscape.
To help Detroit leaders better craft programs and policies that respond to community needs, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has awarded $761,000 to help University of Michigan researchers collect and report Detroit residents' opinions on the city's most pressing and interesting policy issues.
The Michigan Association of State Universities has named Anne Ruggles Gere, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and director of the Sweetland Center for Writing, as a Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year.
With one in every dozen adults experiencing abuse or dependence, alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the United States.
That's why a group made up of various campus and local stakeholders is urging members of the community to consider the role that alcohol plays in their lives.
Energy-efficient lightbulbs are more expensive and less available in high-poverty urban areas than in more affluent locations, according to a new University of Michigan study conducted in Wayne County.
Summer employment is typically expected to support youth development in work readiness and career aspirations, but there is reason to believe it may improve educational outcomes as well, a new University of Michigan study suggests.
Children need stability to thrive, studies show, but for the more than 36,000 children in Michigan's elementary, middle and high schools who face homelessness and housing insecurity, stability is often elusive.
Kenneth Gavin's memories of Benton Harbor in the 1970s include the good and the bad — particularly, the fond 1978 recollection of joining the church he would one day pastor.
They also include something more ominous: the opening of The Orchards Mall in Benton Township just a year later.