Detroit

  1. May 23, 2022

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  2. May 11, 2022

    Grants advance U-M partnerships, collaborations with Detroit

    Six new projects have been selected for funding through the Engage Detroit Workshops grant program, which supports the development of new efforts to connect U-M and Detroit community partners.

  3. April 13, 2022

    Grant supports workforce development for Black youth

    The School of Public Health is working with Focus: HOPE, a Detroit-based civil rights and human services organization, to investigate factors that affect how Black youth participate in and benefit from workforce-development programs.

  4. April 4, 2022

    Gardens in Detroit provide significant benefits to residents

    While currently only 1% of the vacant land in Detroit’s Lower Eastside, community and private gardens play an important role in reducing neighborhood blight and have other potential future benefits.

  5. March 29, 2022

    Collaboration aims to revive struggling Detroit neighborhood

    U-M Urban and Regional Planning Program graduate students and faculty helped develop “Stabilizing MorningSide,” to build upon the assets of the struggling community. 

  6. March 14, 2022

    Dearborn professor works in partnership to reinvigorate Detroit

    Detroit has plenty of negative stereotypes, and UM-Dearborn professor Paul Draus has joined arms with people trying to transform undesirable qualities into something beneficial and beautiful.

  7. February 21, 2022

    Grants can help U-M faculty, staff organize Detroit-focused events

    Small groups of faculty and staff on U-M’s Ann Arbor or Dearborn campuses can apply for up to $15,000 to organize workshops, speaker series or similar events centered on a topic relevant to Detroit communities.

  8. February 7, 2022

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.