State & Community

  1. February 23, 2022

    U-M research contributed nearly $100M to state’s economy in ’21

    The U-M research enterprise contributed $97 million to Michigan’s economy over the past fiscal year, supporting employment across large and small businesses statewide.

  2. February 21, 2022

    Grants can help U-M faculty, staff organize Detroit-focused events

    Small groups of faculty and staff on U-M’s Ann Arbor or Dearborn campuses can apply for up to $15,000 to organize workshops, speaker series or similar events centered on a topic relevant to Detroit communities.

  3. February 11, 2022

    Program helps UM-Dearborn students rethink crime and punishment

    For 15 years, the Inside-Out Prison Exchange program has encouraged UM-Dearborn students to think about crime and punishment mechanisms in human terms.

  4. February 7, 2022

    U-M employers, mentors needed to support SummerWorks

    Now in its seventh year of programming, SummerWorks seeks U-M employers to provide internships and mentorship to local young adults ages 16-24.

  5. February 3, 2022

    University is a co-founder of Midwest Climate Collaborative

    U-M has joined more than 25 universities, nonprofit organizations, corporations and local governments in founding the Midwest Climate Collaborative, which aims to develop a cohesive Midwest response to the climate crisis.

  6. January 31, 2022

    U-M’s United Way campaign raises more than $1.18 million

    The 2021 U-M United Way employee giving campaign announced it raised more than $1.18 million during its campaign that ended Dec. 31.

  7. January 24, 2022

    Michigan Dining chef building statewide sustainable food network

    Frank Turchan, executive chef at University of Michigan Dining, travels the state looking for quality Michigan food products to be part of the campuswide Sustainable Food Systems Initiative.

  8. January 24, 2022

    Expanded certification pathway to help ease teacher shortages

    A newly expanded U-M program offers an alternative route to teacher certification to help alleviate the teacher shortage while ensuring the development of quality educators.

  9. January 18, 2022

    UM-Dearborn marks MLK Day with various service projects

    This year’s UM-Dearborn MLK Day of Service included more than 10 volunteer projects that took place throughout southeastern Michigan.

  10. January 10, 2022

    Detroit River narratives emerge through schooner trips, boat building

    U-M’s Detroit River Story Lab leverages the resources of the university community and local organizations to research and amplify stories of the Detroit River.