State & Community

  1. February 19, 2024

    Michigan Sea Grant funds six new projects, totaling $1.7M

    Michigan Sea Grant is funding six new research projects to investigate the shifting dynamics of harmful algal blooms, economic trends in coastal communities and other issues relevant to the Great Lakes.

  2. February 14, 2024

    Whitmer recommends 2.5% increase for higher ed in FY ’25

    Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is recommending a 2.5% increase in funding for each of the state’s 15 public universities — including the three U-M campuses — for the 2024-25 fiscal year.

  3. February 6, 2024

    U-M part of urine-to-fertilizer effort in Great Lakes consortium

    A $15 million effort to wring both valuable resources and harmful pollutants out of wastewater involves U-M researchers and educators.

  4. February 5, 2024

    Applicants sought for Engage Detroit Workshops funding

    Proposals are being sought for the 2024 Engage Detroit Workshops grant program that supports new workshops or speaker series on a topic connecting U-M with Detroit communities.

  5. February 1, 2024

    Poverty Solutions at U-M grows partnerships in poverty alleviation in 2023

    Poverty Solutions’ policy impacts and other accomplishments from the past year at the national, statewide, local and campus levels are outlined in the presidential initiative’s 2023 impact report.

  6. January 29, 2024

    Innovation Partnerships awarded $5M for statewide venture fund

    U-M’s Innovation Partnerships recently was awarded $5 million to establish the Michigan University Innovation Capital Fund and the Michigan University Innovation Capital Consortium.

  7. January 26, 2024

    U-M’s Semester in Detroit offers inclusive, immersive experiences

    U-M’s Semester in Detroit program brings undergraduate students from the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses together at the university’s Detroit Center.

  8. January 22, 2024

    State’s knowledge economy lagging, study shows

    Twenty years after issuing their first report on the future of Michigan’s economy, researchers at U-M and Michigan Future Inc. say the state is headed down the wrong path.

  9. January 22, 2024

    U-M program helping solve state’s teacher shortage

    The Michigan Alternate Route to Certification allows participants with a bachelor’s degree to work as certified teachers while they earn a standard Michigan teaching certificate.

  10. January 17, 2024

    Finalists selected for Michigan Health Equity Challenge

    The Michigan Health Equity Challenge recently announced the selection of 10 project finalists that address health equity challenges in southeast Michigan.