Three University of Michigan faculty members are part of a team that won an international design competition that will unite 12 cultural and educational institutions located in Detroit’s Midtown, and change the way visitors and Detroiters experience the area.
When Craig Wilkins looked out into the audience during his team’s presentation at the Detroit Institute of Arts on Wednesday, he was happy to see many of his University of Michigan students in the crowd.
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.
When Sean Ahlquist’s daughter, Ara, was younger, he would hold her hands and vigorously swing her around in circles.
The little one loved the game. Her intense happiness and the communication of that enjoyment were key to building a social bond, a challenge for Ara as she lives with autism and struggles with being nonverbal.
$6.8M initiative to enable American laser renaissance
Kimberly Dowdell can still remember the finer details of her two childhood homes in Detroit.
Historically, when people talk about developing a good — or even great — city, the focus has been fairly superficial, says June Manning Thomas.
Tall, beautiful buildings and lively business and entertainment districts are important, but they aren't enough.
New Taubman master degree focuses on digital and material technologies
Columbia University professor Mabel O. Wilson will deliver the A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning's inaugural Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial lecture.
More residents without cars could get to jobs and training programs through a more strategic public transit system — one that supports the newest mobility technologies and the design of citywide mobility hubs.
Jonathan Massey, dean of architecture and professor at California College of the Arts, will serve as the next dean of the University of Michigan's Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning.
His appointment, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, is effective Aug. 1 and runs through June 30, 2022.
Provost Martha E. Pollack has appointed an advisory committee to search for a new dean of the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. The search process is underway.
The latest and final round of Third Century Initiative Quick Win/Discovery grants will go to more than 20 projects, including a technology-based design solution for children with autism, one that encourages performing artists to approach their careers from an entrepreneurial mindset, and another that expands social science research opportunities
In a Detroit neighborhood shared by Bangladeshi, Polish immigrants, longtime African-American residents and young artists, something is happening.
Neighbors come out of their houses to watch, and even to help.