July 13, 2020

State & Community

  1. February 27, 2020

    U-M volunteers crisscross state to gather prisoners’ art

    About 40 U-M volunteers drove 3,800 miles to 26 prisons in Michigan in search of the best works of art created by prisoners for U-M’s Prison Creative Arts Project in an exhibition that opens March 18.

  2. February 24, 2020

    Interdisciplinary humanities program focuses on concept of place

    What makes a place a place? That is the question with which the Great Lakes, Arts, Cultures and Environments program is engaging students.

  3. February 10, 2020

    Forecast reports Detroit job growth higher than Michigan overall

    In partnership with U-M, the city of Detroit has released its first forecast for the city, which shows ongoing gains in household income, employment and labor force participation through 2024.

  4. February 6, 2020

    Whitmer’s FY ’21 budget includes 2.5 percent increase for higher ed

    Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is recommending a 2.5 percent increase in funding for each of the state’s 15 public universities, which will be expected to limit tuition increases to 4.25 percent.

  5. January 21, 2020

    Brightmoor Maker Space builds businesses, confidence, community

    Merging goals, dreams, ideas and inspiration with parts, pieces, productivity and creativity is what the Brightmoor Maker Space in northwest Detroit is all about.

  6. January 8, 2020

    U-M school mental health program expands to Detroit

    Detroit public school students will soon have access to new services to help them effectively manage symptoms of anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress through U-M’s TRAILS program.

  7. December 13, 2019

    Faculty group to set academic agenda for 2020 presidential debate

    As U-M prepares to host a presidential debate next October, a new faculty advisory committee will begin to explore related academic and civic experiences to take place in the preceding months.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.