State & Community

  1. May 30, 2024

    University, Detroit Regional Chamber announce plans for innovation corridor

    U-M and the Detroit Regional Chamber have unveiled plans for Innovate Michigan, a strategic initiative to foster innovation, technological advancement and economic growth in a corridor from Ann Arbor to Detroit.

  2. May 21, 2024

    U.P. Scholars Program helps make U-M degree a reality

    The U.P. Scholars Program provides limited-income students from the Upper Peninsula with need-based scholarships of up to $15,000 per year to attend U-M for four years.

  3. May 18, 2024

    U-M report explores growing housing crisis in Michigan

    The burgeoning housing crisis affecting Michigan and much of the nation is addressed in a new report by U-M in partnership with the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.

  4. May 18, 2024

    U-M forecasts: Michigan economy strong, U.S. holds up amid inflation

    Michigan’s economy is off to a strong start this year and expected to experience steady job growth, while the U.S. economy as a whole offers a slightly noisier picture, according to U-M economists.

  5. May 9, 2024

    U-M initiative pairs students with older adults to improve hand function

    Through the Hands and Health at Home program, School of Kinesiology students visit older adults in the Ann Arbor area twice a week to perform exercises to improve hand function.

  6. May 3, 2024

    UM-Flint archive helps digitize historical Black newspapers

    A collaboration involving UM-Flint’s Frances Willson Thompson Library and the Digital Collections Service at the U-M Library is digitizing Flint’s Black historical newspapers.

  7. May 3, 2024

    Taubman students partner with state to help ‘onboard’ young people

    Students in the A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning have partnered with the state of Michigan to help attract and acclimate young people to the state.

  8. April 22, 2024

    U-M pioneering a digital wellness program for youths

    U-M students and scholars launched an interprofessional course in partnership with sixth-graders at Ann Arbor Public Schools to provide classroom and real-world engagement about digital wellness.

  9. April 5, 2024

    Statewide effort to study how environment affects cancer risk

    Researchers at U-M’s Rogel Cancer Center plan to use a $13 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study how exposures to toxic metals are impacting the cancer risk of Michigan residents.

  10. March 26, 2024

    Michigan poverty map identifies education, food, housing needs

    A new data map showcasing diverse indicators of poverty and well-being throughout Michigan highlights the key challenges confronting residents in different parts of the state.