On any given day across Michigan nearly 100 homeowners or renters could be evicted — a rate almost one-and-a-half times the national average. That is a problem one of nine new projects funded by Poverty Solutions and supported by the Detroit Urban Research Center aims to tackle this year.
The Office of Research will recognize six University of Michigan staff members for their outstanding research service.
Online learners interested in educational leadership, social work and the growing field of user-experience research and design now can earn more comprehensive certification or complete work toward an advanced degree at the University of Michigan.
Children who are spanked may become aggressive — not compassionate or caring, which is often the case when mothers use affection or guidance to correct a misbehavior, a new study found.
Lynn Videka, dean and professor in the Silver School of Social Work at New York University, will serve as the next dean of the University of Michigan School of Social Work.
Her appointment, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, is effective Aug. 1 and runs through June 30, 2021.
Provost Martha Pollack has appointed an advisory committee to search for a new dean of the School of Social Work. The search process already has begun.
In the 13 years since it started, U-M's Youth Dialogues on Race and Ethnicity in Metropolitan Detroit has engaged thousands of students and teachers who seek to effect social change, one conversation and one classroom at a time.
The baby's ear-piercing, nonstop crying at the grocery store, in church or on an airplane can leave most mothers frustrated as bystanders observe how she will quiet the restless child.
A mother's affection after she spanks her child does little to diminish the negative impact of the act, a new University of Michigan study finds.