State & Community

  1. October 14, 2021

    Designation puts U-M Biological Station ‘at the halfway place’

    “Obtawaing,” the Anishinaabemowin word for “at the halfway place,” has been adapted to describe the Obtawaing Biosphere Region, a newly awarded designation springing from U-M’s Biological Station.

  2. October 13, 2021

    Wayne County recovery expected to be strong but uneven

    Wayne County has recovered most of its employment losses from the start of the pandemic, although the comeback varies among the kinds of jobs and between some of its affluent suburbs and the city of Detroit, according to a U-M study.

  3. October 12, 2021

    Federal funding extends Great Lakes research, engagement

    Researchers at U-M and Michigan State University have been awarded $5.4 million from the federal government to continue studying climate change and variability risks in the larger Great Lakes region.

  4. October 12, 2021

    U-M launches 2021 United Way campaign with $1M goal

    U-M faculty, staff and retirees are being challenged to make a difference in the lives of those in need by making a pledge to the 2021 United Way Campaign.

  5. October 11, 2021

    UM-Flint partners with city on sustainability goals for the future

    United in a common mission of improving sustainability efforts in Flint and the region, UM-Flint and the city of Flint are joining forces to help the community combat the effects of climate change.

  6. September 22, 2021

    U-M campuses to receive one-time 5 percent state funding increase

    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.

  7. September 14, 2021

    $2M grant to fund study of solar power use in fertilizer production

    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.

  8. August 30, 2021

    University to lead $15M Great Lakes region innovation hub

    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.

  9. July 28, 2021

    MIDAS joins Microsoft, city of Detroit to enhance digital inclusion

    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.

  10. July 13, 2021

    U-M welcomes Art Fair visitors as museums, galleries, gardens reopen

    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.