Detroit

  1. 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. 

  2. December 6, 2021

    Clements Library acquires rare hand-drawn 1761 map of Detroit

    The William L. Clements Library has announced the acquisition of a previously unattainable map, “Plan of the Fort at De Troit,” which was drawn in 1761 during the French and Indian War.

  3. December 6, 2021

    Dara Hill finds resonating way to share research

    Dara Hill, associate professor of reading and language arts in the College of Education, Health, and Human Services at UM-Dearborn, put together a short documentary called “My Child’s K-5 School Journey in Detroit.”

  4. November 10, 2021

    Sustainability Clinic in Detroit to help combat impacts of climate change

    The School for Environment and Sustainability has launched the SEAS Sustainability Clinic to help the city of Detroit and nonprofits serving it address the impacts of climate change, and enhance sustainability policy and action.

  5. November 8, 2021

    Poverty Solutions associate’s church cares throughout crisis

    Charles Williams II, pastor of Detroit’s Historic King Solomon Baptist Church, civil rights activist and Poverty Solutions research associate, mobilizes people to make sure the city’s most vulnerable are cared for.

  6. October 25, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  7. October 13, 2021

    Wayne County recovery expected to be strong but uneven

    Wayne County has recovered most of its employment losses from the start of the pandemic, although the comeback varies among the kinds of jobs and between some of its affluent suburbs and the city of Detroit, according to a U-M study.

  8. September 27, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  9. September 7, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  10. 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.