The University of Michigan and the city of Detroit are joining forces to boost economic mobility and break the cycle of poverty in Detroit.
Under the four-year agreement, U-M will provide up to $500,000 in resources each year to support action-based partnerships that pair U-M experts with city leaders.
Teens across Washtenaw County have a better understanding of depression and how to seek help for themselves or others, thanks to a partnership between the University of Michigan Depression Center and area public school districts.
President Mark Schlissel told a Washington, D.C., audience Wednesday that the university continues to have a huge impact on the state with its research activity.
The obstacles to bringing retail businesses to Detroit's neighborhoods loom large, from dollars to build out shop space to safety issues.
The University of Michigan serves a critical role in the state's success through research that fuels economic growth, top academic programs that prepare the next generation of leaders, and world-class resources — from health care to the arts — that improve the quality of life for those throughout Michigan.
Grand Rapids business and community leaders Mike and Sue Jandernoa are intensifying their efforts to improve the mathematics proficiency of Michigan schoolchildren through a partnership with the University of Michigan.
Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday recommended a 2 percent bump in higher education funding for Michigan's 15 public universities for the 2018-19 fiscal year.
The recommended increase would bring total operating funds for state universities to more than $1.5 billion, exceeding the 2011 funding level by $39.1 million.
New partnerships, programs to boost job opportunities, and raising public awareness about low-income families highlight the University of Michigan's first-year initiative to prevent and alleviate poverty.
The University of Michigan's 2017 United Way employee giving campaign raised more than $1.2 million to support the Washtenaw County United Way.
The University of Michigan is seeking temporary positions in units across campus for its summer employment program that pairs youth with faculty and staff to help them gain work experience, mentorship and life skills training.
The seventh annual Social Impact Challenge will see U-M students focus on pop-ups that encourage neighborhood revitalization and small business development in Detroit.
The city of Ann Arbor has announced the details and dates of its deer-management program that will include some University of Michigan property.
A new map that streamlines an overwhelming amount of poverty and well-being data will make it easier to understand what's happening in counties across Michigan.
The University of Michigan on Tuesday finalized the sale of Inglis House to a buyer who intends to use it as a family residence.
"We are pleased that Inglis House will once again become a family home," says Jim Kosteva, director of community relations. The home is being purchased by Dan and Marlee Musser.
Nearly half of the people who enrolled in Medicaid after it expanded in Michigan have jobs, and another 11 percent can't work, likely due to serious physical or mental health conditions, a new University of Michigan study finds.
The Michigan economy, in its ninth year of growth, would likely absorb a negative shock related to a pullout or weakening of the North American Free Trade Agreement fairly well, say University of Michigan economists.
A tax bill called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act seeks to reform the nation's tax code by reducing income tax rates for individuals and corporations, and eliminating many existing tax benefits, including those available to the higher education and health care communities.
A statewide survey of local officials shows a majority are very confident in their jurisdiction's ability to administer accurate elections. However, those in Michigan's largest cities and townships — which hold nearly half the population — were more likely to report having experienced election-related problems recently.
The university's instructional, research and clinical track faculty are invited to apply for consideration to be a part of the 2018 Michigan Road Scholars Tour, scheduled for April 30-May 4.
The Detroit Connector, a University of Michigan bus service connecting the Ann Arbor campus to Detroit, will provide service seven days a week, starting Oct. 30, to U-M faculty, staff, students and, for the first time, the general public.