September 30, 2020

Detroit

  1. October 14, 2019

    Artist creating mural depicting U-M’s first African-American student

    Detroit artist Tylonn J. Sawyer is working with U-M students to create a mural to honor Samuel C. Watson, the first African-American student admitted to the university.

  2. October 2, 2019

    How researchers can help win the long game on public health

    A partnership among residents of Detroit’s Delray neighborhood, community leaders, and U-M researchers and students could be a template for advancing campaigns for environmental justice.

  3. September 30, 2019

    Detroit’s unofficial footpaths could be important to redevelopment

    U-M’s Joshua Newell and a colleague mapped 5,680 unofficial footpaths in the city of Detroit in what’s believed to be the first comprehensive study of unofficial footpaths in a large urban area.

  4. September 30, 2019

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the university.

  5. September 24, 2019

    New gift will help U-M provide youth opportunities in Detroit

    A new $5 million gift to the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy from the Weill Family Foundation will help disadvantaged and underrepresented youth in Detroit.

  6. September 12, 2019

    Faculty grants available to help prevent, alleviate poverty

    U-M’s Poverty Solutions initiative is announcing its fourth round of faculty grants with up to $180,000 available to support research on ways to prevent and alleviate poverty.

  7. September 11, 2019

    Wolverine Pathways paving way to higher ed for kids unsure how to get there

    Since launching a little more than three years ago, Wolverine Pathways is beginning to yield tangible results in its effort nurture the college goals of students at three Michigan school districts.

  8. July 15, 2019

    Top research universities to partner with Detroit on economic forecasting

    A U-M unit will lead a partnership with Michigan State and Wayne State universities to provide Detroit-specific economic data analysis and forecasting services to Michigan’s largest city.

  9. June 10, 2019

    U-M faculty win competition to reimagine Detroit’s cultural district

    Three U-M faculty members are part of a team that won an international design competition that will unite 12 cultural and educational institutions in Detroit’s Midtown area.

  10. May 9, 2019

    U-M, Detroit gathering shares impact and ways forward

    More than 300 attendees from U-M’s three campuses and Detroit community partners gathered at um3detroit to strengthen connections between the university and the state’s largest city.