Detroit Center

  1. December 13, 2021

    Detroit Center for Innovation to be built in The District Detroit

    The Detroit Center for Innovation, a future world-class research and education center anchored by U-M, will now be built in The District Detroit between the city’s downtown and Midtown.

  2. December 9, 2021

    $40M to renovate Rackham building in Detroit gets regents’ OK

    The Horace H. Rackham Educational Memorial, located in Detroit’s Midtown, will undergo renovations to become the new home to many existing U-M initiatives and programs in the city of Detroit. 

  3. March 8, 2021

    Mutual benefit guides U-M’s work with Detroit partners

    U-M’s decades-long commitment to engagement in its founding city of Detroit has grown stronger in recent years, leading to the desire for a more cohesive approach to university engagement.

  4. March 8, 2021

    Detroit partnerships, initiatives on the rise during pandemic

    U-M ramped up its collaborations on a multitude of projects in the city of Detroit during the pandemic, including outreach to residents on issues ranging from unemployment to the COVID-19 vaccine.

  5. January 13, 2020

    Detroit Center’s MLK Day events to focus on immigration issues

    The Detroit Center will explore today’s events in the historical perspective of U.S. immigration policy, with local expertise to engage with the university and Detroit communities.

  6. October 8, 2018

    Campus briefs

    News from around the university.

  7. October 8, 2018

    U-M launches website to integrate Detroit engagement

    U-M is launching a new website that captures the engagement of its faculty, students, staff and alumni in Detroit, and includes the U-M Detroit Center and the Detroit Connector.

  8. September 19, 2018

    Feodies Shipp named director of U-M Detroit Center

    Feodies Shipp has been named director of the U-M Detroit Center, which serves to mutually enrich the university and Detroit communities through service, education, research and cultural exchange.

  9. January 9, 2017

    1960s Music and Rebellion: The Soundtrack of Our Lives

    The U-M Detroit Center will host the panel “1960s Music and Rebellion: The Soundtrack of our Lives” at 12:30 p.m. Jan. 16 as part of its annual MLK Day activities.

  10. July 23, 2015

    Students spend summer conducting research at Detroit nonprofits

    Two dozen U-M students are conducting summer research for Detroit nonprofits and public agencies as part of the Detroit Community Based Research Program.