State & Community

  1. April 18, 2022

    Math games: High 5s program brings the math out of play

    A math enrichment program called High 5s, developed at U-M to help close the achievement gap is being implemented in the Taylor School District.

  2. April 13, 2022

    Grant supports workforce development for Black youth

    The School of Public Health is working with Focus: HOPE, a Detroit-based civil rights and human services organization, to investigate factors that affect how Black youth participate in and benefit from workforce-development programs.

  3. April 4, 2022

    Gardens in Detroit provide significant benefits to residents

    While currently only 1% of the vacant land in Detroit’s Lower Eastside, community and private gardens play an important role in reducing neighborhood blight and have other potential future benefits.

  4. March 31, 2022

    FestiFools returns this weekend with more fools, new location

    After two years, FestiFools returns April 3. The fest’s signature larger-than-life papier-mâché puppets will parade along South State Street between William Street and South University Avenue.

  5. March 29, 2022

    Collaboration aims to revive struggling Detroit neighborhood

    U-M Urban and Regional Planning Program graduate students and faculty helped develop “Stabilizing MorningSide,” to build upon the assets of the struggling community. 

  6. March 23, 2022

    Michigan Medicine hosting its latest food and toiletry drive

    Michigan Medicine will host an in-person and online drive to help Food Gatherers meet the needs of 170 community partner organizations across Washtenaw County.

  7. March 23, 2022

    School of Dentistry planning free clinic for kids on April 9

    Dental and dental hygiene students and faculty from the School of Dentistry will provide free oral health care services to children ages 4-14 during the “Give Kids a Smile” clinic April 9.

  8. March 22, 2022

    Stamps has strong connection to 2022 Ann Arbor Film Festival

    The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design is playing a prominent role in the 60th annual Ann Arbor Film Festival, which kicked off March 22 and runs through March 27.

  9. March 17, 2022

    Local government leaders support recycling, as state falls behind

    Many Michigan local leaders report recycling is somewhat or very important to their community members, with 65% of officials from the state’s largest jurisdictions saying recycling issues are very important.

  10. March 14, 2022

    Winter Grab: Team bores through ice to glimpse Great Lakes life

    Teams from 19 U.S. and Canadian institutions drew samples recently at 35 sites on all five Great Lakes during the Winter Grab, a first-of-its-kind coordinated winter sampling campaign.