1. September 2, 2021

    MIDAS, Detroit Police Athletic League to assess youth programs

    The Michigan Institute for Data Science at U-M is working with the Detroit Police Athletic League to analyze survey data to assess the impact of PAL programs on participants and their families.

  2. July 28, 2021

    MIDAS joins Microsoft, city of Detroit to enhance digital inclusion

    The Michigan Institute for Data Science will partner with Microsoft and the city of Detroit to expand digital equality by improving broadband internet access and affordability in underserved areas across the Motor City.

  3. June 21, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  4. April 1, 2021

    Philanthropist challenges donors to invest in Detroit youth

    A new gift to the School of Education focused on serving Detroit youth and their teachers will fuel the teaching and learning already underway at a recently launched K-12 public school in northwest Detroit.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. March 4, 2021

    Task force examining U-M’s engagement in Detroit

    The task force that examined U-M’s engagement in Detroit was chaired by Robert Sellers, vice provost and chief diversity officer, and composed of representatives from all areas of campus:  Susan Alcock, former special counsel to the president, now provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs, UM-Dearborn Stein Brunvand, associate dean and professor of education,…
  8. February 22, 2021

    Segregation, income disparity fueled high COVID-19 numbers

    The growth rate of COVIDÔÇÉ19 cases and deaths was higher for U.S. metropolitan areas that exhibited greater Black and white or Hispanic and white segregation, a new U-M study shows.

  9. February 15, 2021

    U-M study links Detroit’s home repair program, housing stability

    New research supported by Poverty Solutions at U-M shows a home repair grant program in Detroit has helped homeowners with low incomes complete major home repair projects.

  10. December 5, 2020

    Hollywood in the house: UM-Dearborn couple hosts film crew

    UM-Dearborn faculty members Dale and Anne Thomson recently turned their northwest Detroit home over to a film crew that used it for scenes in Steven Soderbergh’s new movie.