Detroit

  1. September 11, 2017

    Festival to highlight U-M’s connections and commitment to Detroit

    The university ‘s upcoming Detroit Festival will honor the university’s historical roots in Detroit as well as showcase its continuing commitment to the Motor City.

  2. July 20, 2017

    U-M will consolidate ownership of Rackham building in Detroit

    U-M will move ahead with plans to purchase the remaining third of the Rackham Memorial building in Detroit, including a parking structure owned by the Rackham Engineering Foundation.

  3. July 19, 2017

    U-M, Detroit Historical Society team up for bicentennial project

    A new museum exhibition at the Detroit Historical Museum explores and celebrates the people and episodes connecting U-M and the city of Detroit, its birthplace 200 years ago.

  4. April 20, 2017

    Event to highlight university-Detroit partnership in research and learning

    Leaders from U-M and the city of Detroit will gather May 3 for a daylong exploration and presentation of research and learning practices taking place in and with Michigan’s largest city.

  5. March 27, 2017

    LSA Symposium looks at Detroit’s 1967 civil unrest and its legacy

    The final LSA theme semester symposium — “1967: Shock Waves — The Detroit Rebellion and its Reverberations” — will focus on the events of that pivotal year and their effect on U-M and the nation.

  6. October 31, 2016

    Bicentennial honors ties to city of Detroit, native peoples

    Two centuries after its founding in Detroit, the university will celebrate its birthplace with a variety of bicentennial activities throughout 2017.

  7. September 27, 2016

    Clements Library acquires rare, hand-drawn map of Detroit

    A recently discovered, hand-drawn map providing new information about late-18th-century Detroit is now part of the William L. Clements Library collection.

  8. January 22, 2016

    Students compete to revitalize Tiger Stadium site for Detroit youth

    U-M students in the Social Impact Challenge are competing to come up with ideas to sustain funding for the revitalization of the former Tiger Stadium site in Detroit.

  9. December 1, 2015

    Innovative gardens help manage stormwater, beautify Detroit

    A U-M pilot project shows how vacant property in Detroit can be converted to “bioretention gardens” that help manage stormwater drainage while beautifying neighborhoods.

  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.