State & Community

  1. January 18, 2022

    UM-Dearborn marks MLK Day with various service projects

    This year’s UM-Dearborn MLK Day of Service included more than 10 volunteer projects that took place throughout southeastern Michigan.

  2. January 10, 2022

    Detroit River narratives emerge through schooner trips, boat building

    U-M’s Detroit River Story Lab leverages the resources of the university community and local organizations to research and amplify stories of the Detroit River.

  3. January 10, 2022

    U-M part of collaboration to study quantum science, technology

    U-M has formed a collaboration with Michigan State and Purdue universities to study quantum science and technology, drawing together expertise and resources to advance the field.

  4. January 6, 2022

    U-M shares in $18.5M to research COVID-19, other diseases

    Four Michigan universities, including U-M, will receive $18.5 million in federal funds over the next two years to collect and analyze genomic data to address emerging infectious disease threats.

  5. December 13, 2021

    Detroit Center for Innovation to be built in The District Detroit

    The Detroit Center for Innovation, a future world-class research and education center anchored by U-M, will now be built in The District Detroit between the city’s downtown and Midtown.

  6. December 8, 2021

    Michigan auto insurance still high; racial disparities persist

    Michigan’s auto insurance reform law has contributed to an 18 percent drop in average premium costs from 2019-20, but Michigan still has the most expensive auto insurance in the United States, according to a new analysis by Poverty Solutions. 

  7. November 19, 2021

    Michigan economy recovering but inflation, supply strains concerning

    Michigan’s economy is recovering from the pandemic-induced recession at a faster pace than previous downturns, but a sharp rise in inflation and supply chain difficulties have been souring perceptions of the economy.

  8. November 18, 2021

    Researchers developing wearable pollution-measuring technology

    Researchers at U-M, Michigan State University and Oakland University are teaming up to develop wearable technology able to identify particulate matter pollution such as soot and toxic metals.

  9. November 10, 2021

    Sustainability Clinic in Detroit to help combat impacts of climate change

    The School for Environment and Sustainability has launched the SEAS Sustainability Clinic to help the city of Detroit and nonprofits serving it address the impacts of climate change, and enhance sustainability policy and action.

  10. November 9, 2021

    A lifeline for primary care amid youth mental health crisis

    Michigan Medicine’s MC3 team helps a variety of Michigan primary care providers with the mental health needs of young people, especially more serious issues they may not be trained to handle.