State & Community
September 22, 2021
Each of Michigan’s 15 public universities will receive a double dose of one-time funding increases that will add up to 5 percent more than last year’s state appropriation.
September 14, 2021
The National Science Foundation has awarded U-M researchers $2 million to study the effectiveness of a new ammonia production process aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
August 30, 2021
The National Science Foundation has established a Great Lakes Innovation Corps Hub that’s led by U-M and involves 11 universities in eight states.
July 28, 2021
The Michigan Institute for Data Science will partner with Microsoft and the city of Detroit to expand digital equality by improving broadband internet access and affordability in underserved areas across the Motor City.
July 13, 2021
After being canceled during the 2020 pandemic year, the Ann Arbor Art Fair will return to downtown and parts of the U-M campus June 15-17, along with the reopening of several U-M museums, galleries and other public spaces.
June 7, 2021
U-M community members and their households residing in the Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti areas can receive free, rapid COVID-19 test kits for use at home to help reduce the disease’s spread.
June 1, 2021
The Energy Equity Project — a partnership among SEAS and the Energy and Joyce foundations — will create the first standardized tool for collecting and tracking data to improve equity in clean energy policies, programs and investments.
May 24, 2021
Nearly 4,000 citizen scientists, including many K-12 students, participated in a recent U-M study that used hundreds of motion-triggered wildlife cameras in Michigan forests to study the state’s mammals.
May 19, 2021
A Michigan House committee has moved forward a higher-education budget bill that would leave overall funding flat but radically change how the state supports its 15 public universities.
May 13, 2021
U-M’s Ginsberg Center is collaborating with Eastern Michigan University to launch a program aimed at bridging the intergenerational digital divide in Washtenaw County.