January 21, 2020
Brightmoor Maker Space builds businesses, confidence, community
Merging goals, dreams, ideas and inspiration with parts, pieces, productivity and creativity is what the Brightmoor Maker Space in northwest Detroit is all about.
December 13, 2019
Faculty group to set academic agenda for 2020 presidential debate
As U-M prepares to host a presidential debate next October, a new faculty advisory committee will begin to explore related academic and civic experiences to take place in the preceding months.
December 2, 2019
Carbon panel exploring methane leakage, indirect emissions
The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality is pushing ahead with efforts on methane leakage, indirect carbon emissions and other initiatives in its ongoing effort to guide U-M toward carbon neutrality.
November 25, 2019
Poverty Solutions director named special counselor for MDHHS
H. Luke Shaefer, director of Poverty Solutions at U-M and professor of social work and public policy, has been named special counselor to the director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
November 21, 2019
U-M to host ‘champions of democracy’ at debate symposium
In conjunction with next fall’s presidential debate, U-M will welcome representatives from across the globe for a symposium on political candidate debates and other key democratic principles and practices.
November 4, 2019
UM-Dearborn’s IDEA Lab teaches students problem-solving skills
IDEA Lab, a new UM-Dearborn initiative, trains students in data gathering, encourages them to work together and shows ways to tackle complex problems, all with an eye toward solving a community challenge.
November 4, 2019
U-M team receives $2.19M to aid community resilience in Gulf region
A team from the School for Environment and Sustainability will receive more than $2 million to help cities along the Gulf of Mexico prepare for stronger and more frequent storms.
October 11, 2019
U-M to host presidential debate next October
The university has been selected to host a presidential debate on Oct. 15, 2020. It will take place at Crisler Center, and is one of three presidential debates scheduled to take place before next year’s general election.
October 2, 2019
How researchers can help win the long game on public health
A partnership among residents of Detroit’s Delray neighborhood, community leaders, and U-M researchers and students could be a template for advancing campaigns for environmental justice.
September 23, 2019
U-M offers online certification, teach-out about concussions
U-M will offer a professional certification on concussion training for those who work with high school athletes, and a general awareness teach-out for anyone interested in learning more about concussions.