State & Community

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. November 9, 2021

    U-M part of joint effort launching statewide e-book project

    A cooperative effort between the Library of Michigan and the presses of U-M, Michigan State and Wayne State has launched a unique collection of regional e-books available to Michigan residents.

  6. November 8, 2021

    Poverty Solutions associate’s church cares throughout crisis

    Charles Williams II, pastor of Detroit’s Historic King Solomon Baptist Church, civil rights activist and Poverty Solutions research associate, mobilizes people to make sure the city’s most vulnerable are cared for.

  7. November 1, 2021

    Big Ten policy schools collaborate on civic involvement

    U-M is joining with other policy schools across the Big Ten to launch Democracy in the 21st Century, a conferencewide collaboration to develop educational programming that promotes active civic education and engagement.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.