December 12, 2019

State & Community

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. October 30, 2019

    What others are saying about the Detroit Center for Innovation

    Here’s what others are saying about the Detroit Center for Innovation.

  9. October 21, 2019

    Report: URC remains tops in U.S. in medicine, bioscience talent

    The three universities in the University Research Corridor — which includes U-M — continue to lead the nation’s university innovation clusters in medicine and biological science degrees awarded annually.

  10. October 21, 2019

    U-M launches 2019 United Way fundraising campaign

    U-M faculty, staff and retirees are being challenged to make a difference in the lives of community members in need by making a pledge to the 2019 U-M United Way Campaign.