1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. June 11, 2015

    U-M class teaching Detroiters how to buy, fix homes

    Peter Allen, adjunct lecturer at the Ross School of Business, has started a class to help Detroiters revitalize their communities by reclaiming abandoned homes.

  6. June 10, 2015

    U-M, MEDC launch crowdfunding effort for Detroit maker space

    The Stamps School of Art & Design and the Michigan Economic Development Corp. have launched a new crowdfunding campaign to help create the Brightmoor Maker Space in Detroit.

  7. February 11, 2015

    Stamps School partners to explore art and gentrification in Detroit

    The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design will partner with a Detroit-based online arts and culture journal to study art and gentrification in Detroit and beyond.

  8. February 7, 2014

    U-M poll: Detroit bankruptcy was the right decision

    Despite concerns about Detroit’s bankruptcy, 56 percent of local government officials in Michigan said it was the right thing to do, according to a poll by the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.