March 1, 2018
Students share winning ideas for pop-up retail in Detroit
A Detroit Economic Growth Corp. plan to support entrepreneurs just getting started got a boost from U-M students in the annual Social Impact Challenge.
January 30, 2018
Report recaps Poverty Solutions’ first year, lists 2018 projects
New partnerships, programs to boost job opportunities, and raising public awareness about low-income families highlight U-M’s first-year initiative to prevent and alleviate poverty.
October 23, 2017
Detroit Connector to increase bus service’s time and scope
The Detroit Connector, a U-M bus service connecting the Ann Arbor campus to Detroit, will provide service seven days a week, starting Oct. 30, to faculty, staff, students and, for the first time, the general public.
September 16, 2017
Photos from Friday’s Detroit Festival celebration of the U-M Bicentennial.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.