State & Community

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. March 25, 2024

    It Happened at Michigan — Saving Michigan’s forests from ‘the most appalling consequences’

    Volney M. Spalding, an 1873 U-M graduate who taught botany and zoology, worried about the fate of northern Michigan’s magnificent forests.

  8. March 18, 2024

    Grant supports tuition-free midwifery program at U-M

    The School of Nursing has partnered with Birth Detroit to launch the Michigan Maternity Care Traineeship Program, and a federal grant will support the financial and mentorship needs of students.

  9. March 14, 2024

    Artist perspectives break free in Michigan prison art exhibition

    The Annual Exhibition of Artists in Michigan Prisons, put on by U-M’s Prison Creative Arts Project, runs March 19-April 2 and will feature 750 works of art by 490 artists.

  10. March 6, 2024

    SummerWorks seeks U-M employers, mentors for summer 2024

    SummerWorks is looking for U-M departments to provide internships and mentorships to local young adults in Washtenaw County ages 16-24 this summer.