State & Community
October 11, 2022
Tools help Great Lakes region plan for climate-change migrants
U-M researchers are developing web-based tools, such as interactive maps, that will enable residents, city planners, engineers, researchers and policymakers to envision various in-migration scenarios.
October 4, 2022
Group led by U-M helping small towns plan for a warming world
The Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessments, a group led by U-M, is partnering with 12 Midwestern communities to help them address infrastructure needs for changing climate realities.
October 3, 2022
Project to help small harbors, ensure long-term sustainability
Michigan Sea Grant and the state of Michigan have launched a project to support Michigan small harbors’ efforts to become economically, socially and environmentally sustainable.
September 8, 2022
Victors for Veterans: Giving them something to smile about
The School of Dentistry provides free, comprehensive dental care to military veterans statewide through clinics that are part of its Victors for Veterans program.
July 12, 2022
U-M wins statewide energy conservation competition
U-M recently won the 2021 Michigan Battle of the Buildings’ University Division with a 22% energy reduction at the Institute for Social Research building.
June 16, 2022
U-M helps launch review of government financial data standards
A pilot project involving U-M and others is exploring whether a new fiscal reporting mechanism for governmental entities can help create transparency — and prevent future financial crises.
May 31, 2022
Survey looks at online government meeting quality, service disparities
More than half of Michigan’s local officials say that moving government meetings online during the pandemic decreased the overall quality of such gatherings, according to a U-M survey.
May 25, 2022
University creates task force to focus on abortion access
A universitywide task force on abortion-care access is working to mitigate the impact of a potential statewide abortion ban in Michigan that could affect all U-M missions, including health care, medical education and other areas.
May 19, 2022
Board of Regents to head north for July meeting
The Board of Regents will take its July meeting on the road to northern Michigan to strengthen the ties that bind the university to all corners of the Great Lakes state.
May 18, 2022
Road Scholars Tour resumes with faculty visiting communities
The annual Michigan Road Scholars Tour resumed this year after a two-year pause during the COVID-19 pandemic. From May 2-6, Ann Arbor, Dearborn, and Flint faculty members visited 10 cities.