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.
Michael Rein, a seven-year veteran of the Office of Government Relations, has been named the university’s director of community relations.
In his new role, Rein will support and coordinate partnerships and services among the University of Michigan, local government and community organizations representing the greater Ann Arbor area.
The launch of a new research collaboration and a data center at the University of Michigan marks the start of a unique collaboration among U-M, Michigan State University, the Michigan Department of Education, and the Center for Educational Performance and Information.
Growing up in Lapeer County, Ruthie Freeman says, many people in her hometown never had the opportunity to attend college.
For those who did make it, few headed to schools like the University of Michigan.
The Michigan economy, with nine years of uninterrupted job growth from the third quarter of 2009 to the third quarter of 2018, sits on the brink of the longest period of job growth since the World War II era, University of Michigan economic forecasters say.
University of Michigan instructional, research and clinical faculty are invited to apply for consideration to be part of the 2019 Michigan Road Scholar Tour, scheduled for May 6-10.
Election Day in Michigan brought the passage of Proposal 1, legalizing marijuana use by adults for recreational purposes.
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Democrats Jordan Acker and Paul Brown have been elected to fill two eight-year terms on the University of Michigan’s Board of Regents.
Students cast their ballots at cardboard booths erected in the Michigan League.
The University of Michigan just unveiled a rich new resource that documents the history of Southeast Michigan’s Jewish community over the last century.
University of Michigan researchers are part of a new, federally funded effort to understand and prevent toxic algal blooms that plague portions of the Great Lakes and impact freshwater sources around the world.
After months of planning, the Institute for the Humanities presented "Literature vs. Traffic" on Tuesday. The one-night-only installation by Luzinterruptus, an anonymous art collective based in Spain, "paved" Ann Arbor's Liberty Street with more than 10,000 illuminated books.
The University of Michigan launches a new website today that captures the engagement of its faculty, students, staff and alumni in Detroit.
The U-M Institute for the Humanities has invited Luzinterruptus, an anonymous art collective based in Spain, to work with university and community groups to create a large-scale, illuminated book installation titled “Literature vs. Traffic.”
As editor of the Michigan Review of Prisoner Creative Writing, Phil Christman does not bat an eyelash at the idea of bringing the arts to prisoners in Michigan.
More than 5,000 University of Michigan students engage in community-based projects each year, according to reporting alone, and most likely that number is higher when other informal, undocumented experiences are factored in.
The annual University of Michigan United Way campaign will begin Oct. 1, with a goal of raising $1.3 million.
Feodies Shipp has been named director of the University of Michigan Detroit Center.
A native Detroiter, Shipp has worked at U-M for 23 years and served as the Detroit Center’s associate director and interim director. He had previous roles at the Career Center and Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
The University of Michigan and Harvard University are forming two new partnerships designed to spur economic mobility and reduce poverty in Detroit, as well as combine resources and expertise in response to the national opioid crisis.
Michigan Medicine on Tuesday announced the expansion of its health care services with the opening of the new Brighton Center for Specialty Care.