State & Community

  1. December 4, 2023

    U-M Innocence Clinic helps free wrongly convicted from prison

    Since 2009, the Law School Innocence Clinic has been correcting injustices inflicted upon wrongly convicted people, winning the release of 41 people who were wrongly convicted of criminal crimes.

  2. November 29, 2023

    Automated shuttle planned for Detroit is testing at Mcity

    Testing of a new automated shuttle is underway at U-M’s Mcity Test Facility to ensure the technology is ready to safely serve older adults and people with disabilities in Detroit.

  3. November 21, 2023

    U-M leads team building Flint’s trust in its drinking water

    U-M researchers and their partners are addressing the lingering Flint water crisis on multiple fronts — from continued testing to in-school education and consulting with the city.

  4. November 16, 2023

    Economic forecast sees modest growth; uncertainty remains

    The U.S. economy should avoid a recession over the next two years, though economic growth is expected to be modest, according to U-M economists.

  5. November 14, 2023

    Faculty invited to apply for 2024 Michigan Road Scholars Tour

    Instructional, research and clinical faculty have until Dec. 1 to apply to be part of the 2024 Michigan Road Scholars Tour, a statewide bus tour next May 6-10.

  6. November 10, 2023

    U-M hires inaugural director of Detroit innovation center

    Scott Shireman, an experienced higher education administrator with deep expertise in global and online education, will become the inaugural director of the U-M Center for Innovation in Detroit.

  7. November 9, 2023

    U-M project’s map highlights counties hit by opioid epidemic

    A new map and analysis created by U-M’s Poverty Solutions and Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network show demographic information with a connection to opioid use disorder.

  8. November 6, 2023

    Concussion Center helps high school athletes play it safe

    With research showing that 1 in 4 adolescents self-reported at least one concussion in 2020, the U-M Concussion Center helps Michigan school districts train coaches and volunteers to protect athletes.

  9. October 30, 2023

    U-M researchers document farmworker abuse in Michigan

    The Michigan Farmworker Project, a community-based participatory research project led by two U-M social epidemiologists, has documented abuses to Michigan farmworkers.

  10. October 23, 2023

    U-M receives $7.9M to support school safety research

    U-M has received a $7.9 million federal grant to expand and strengthen training and technical assistance efforts designed to address issues impacting K-12 schools and communities.