Detroit leaders and redevelopment experts will convene Wednesday at the 2015 U-M Social Impact Challenge Finals to evaluate student proposals on a social impact strategy for creative redevelopment of Detroit's abandoned industrial buildings.
Central Michigan University to offer master's degree in engineering
The fiscal year 2016 state budget recommendation released Wednesday by Gov. Rick Snyder includes a 2 percent overall increase in funding for the state's 15 public universities, bringing total operating funds for universities to nearly $1.4 billion.
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.
The University of Michigan’s 2014 United Way employee giving campaign, one of the largest among all Big Ten universities, raised more than $1.34 million to support life-saving programs and services throughout the region.
These contributions will be combined with other workplace giving efforts in the county.
LSSU Foundation receives second-largest estate gift
The Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation today announced the 2015 class of the CHRT Policy Fellowship at U-M.
Now in its fourth year, the fellowship program focuses on building connections between health services research and policy for more effective, evidence-based health policy decisions.
MSU alum gifts $2 million endowment for humanities
Ferris State University center receives grants for the arts
CMU initiates student rental car program
It was an epic transformation.
A young man from Southwest Detroit went from gang member to neighborhood leader and police cadet. And the University of Michigan's Detroit Center was the setting for one particularly poignant moment in his journey.
Lake Superior State marks record year in grants, contracts
EMU raises $200,000 in #GivingTuesday initiative
Since its launch in April, 477,000 Michiganders have signed up for the Healthy Michigan Plan, a new Medicaid health insurance option offered by the state. Now, U-M researchers will study how well the new plan works, and advise state government on how well it's living up to what lawmakers intended.
CMU medical school awarded technology grant
News from other Michigan public universities and U-M peer institutions across the nation.
After five years of steady job growth, the Michigan economy will continue to move forward at a solid clip over the next two years, say U-M economists.
MSU receives $3 million for athletics
Near her U-M office at East Liberty and South State streets, Grace Hsia sees the homeless outside Starbucks, in the alley near CVS, in front of Amer's Mediterranean Deli, and at the intersection of Liberty and Thompson.
Energy use in buildings accounts for nearly two-thirds of the greenhouse gas emissions generated in Detroit, while exhaust from cars, trucks and buses is responsible for about 30 percent of the total, according to a new citywide inventory compiled by U-M student researchers.