January 28, 2020

State & Community

  1. 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.

  2. January 8, 2020

    U-M school mental health program expands to Detroit

    Detroit public school students will soon have access to new services to help them effectively manage symptoms of anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress through U-M’s TRAILS program.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. November 22, 2019

    Michigan’s economy weathers a challenging year

    The UAW strike, the trade war and job cuts at Ford and GM all contributed to slow annual growth for Michigan’s economy, but U-M economists foresee sustained growth for 2020 and 2021.

  6. November 19, 2019

    U-M, state launch website to guide safe pain treatment

    U-M’s Injury Prevention Center helped launch an online toolkit that provides health providers and patients with guidance to make pain care safer, prevent opioid-related harms, and find substance use treatment.

  7. November 15, 2019

    U-M part of statewide effort to increase voting on college campuses

    The university is part of the Michigan Collegiate Voting Challenge, a new, nonpartisan initiative to increase voter engagement on college and university campuses across the state.

  8. November 15, 2019

    Economic Growth Institute recognized for aiding Michigan businesses

    Two programs that help Michigan businesses have garnered U-M’s Economic Growth Institute this year’s Innovation Award from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

  9. 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.

  10. October 30, 2019

    U-M academic programs to anchor Detroit Center for Innovation

    U-M will anchor the Detroit Center for Innovation, a 14-acre center in downtown Detroit aimed at stimulating entrepreneurial activity, educating students and further diversifying the regional economy.