State & Community
June 1, 2023
State awards U-M $1M for Michigan School Safety Initiative
The state of Michigan and the U-M Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention have finalized a $1 million contract to launch a new statewide initiative to enhance school safety and prevent school violence.
May 8, 2023
2023 Road Scholars Tour connects U-M faculty with communities
Thirty-two faculty members from a range of disciplines had the opportunity to engage with people in communities across the state of Michigan during the 2023 Road Scholars Tour from May 1-5.
May 2, 2023
Crash-prone Ann Arbor intersection is basis for driving simulation
U-M researchers have developed the first statistically realistic roadway simulation, based on data collected at a particularly perilous intersection on the south side of Ann Arbor.
April 26, 2023
Youth Policy Lab to evaluate state child welfare program
In an effort to reduce child maltreatment recidivism and foster care placement, U-M’s Youth Policy Lab will evaluate a new Michigan Department of Health and Human Services program called SafeCare.
April 25, 2023
U-M’s renewable energy zoning initiative expands to six states
An expanded renewable energy zoning database from U-M helps simplify matchmaking between renewable energy developers and communities in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.
April 18, 2023
Survey explores COVID-19 stigma and mental health
More than a third of Michigan adults who have had COVID-19 report being treated badly due to their infection, say U-M researchers.
April 17, 2023
CoE’s Amy Cohn named Distinguished Professor of the Year
The Michigan Association of State Universities has named Amy Cohn, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and professor of industrial and operations engineering, a Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year.
April 14, 2023
U-M, MSU, WSU partner with state to aid opioid abatement
Michigan’s three largest public research universities, including U-M, will work together to offer local governments help in developing abatement strategies to address the ongoing opioid epidemic.
April 7, 2023
UMS teams with Ypsilanti in arts partnership at Freighthouse
The University Musical Society and city of Ypsilanti have announced a new, two-year partnership that will result in arts programming for Ypsilanti residents, families and schoolchildren.
April 3, 2023
U-M Health, Sparrow officially join to deliver health care
Sparrow Health System has officially joined U-M Health, effective April 1, having received the necessary regulatory approvals to partner after announcing their plans in December to create the statewide care system.