September 17, 2019

State & Community

  1. April 16, 2019

    UM-Dearborn launches campus bike-share program

    UM-Dearborn has partnered with Zagster to launch a new bike-share program, with 15 new single-speed bicycles that are available on a complimentary basis to faculty, staff or students.

  2. April 3, 2019

    U-M will make bid to host 2020 presidential debate

    U-M is exploring the possibility of hosting a presidential debate during the 2020 campaign. The university is one of six institutions or communities to submit a letter of interest to the Commission on Presidential Debates.

  3. March 22, 2019

    Raising state’s tobacco purchase age could combat premature deaths

    Restricting sales of tobacco products to people 21 and older could keep 11,000 Michiganders from starting to smoke, potentially avoiding premature deaths in two-thirds of that population, a U-M study says.

  4. March 13, 2019

    Schlissel, Kildee highlight college access at annual D.C. breakfast

    Speaking at U-M’s annual Congressional Breakfast, President Mark Schlissel said the university is working hard to assure access for students, regardless of their economic circumstances. 

  5. March 12, 2019

    Ginsberg Center offering $150K in faculty Community Engagement Grants

    The Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning is offering two funding opportunities for U-M faculty involved in community-engaged teaching and research.

  6. March 5, 2019

    Governor proposes 3 percent funding increase for all public universities

    Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is recommending an across-the-board increase of 3 percent in higher education funding for each Michigan public university, including U-M’s three campuses.

  7. February 25, 2019

    U-M’s 2018 United Way campaign raises more than $1.2 million

    The 2018 U-M United Way employee giving campaign raised more than $1.2 million to support the Washtenaw United Way.

  8. February 18, 2019

    U-M establishes advisory group to integrate Detroit engagement

    The university has established the Detroit Advisory Group and named a new special adviser on Detroit engagement to support the university’s mission in partnership with Detroit communities.

  9. February 14, 2019

    President Schlissel calls for greater state investment in direct-to-student aid

    President Mark Schlissel urged state lawmakers to provide more funding for direct-to-student need-based financial aid as a way to boost degree attainment, cut student debt, improve the state economy and increase per-capita income.

  10. February 11, 2019

    Perceptions play big role in how residents feel about wind energy

    When local residents feel the planning process for building wind turbines is fair and open, their perceptions of the energy source remain steady or improve with time, according to a U-M study.