State & Community

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. October 19, 2023

    University will break ground on UMCI by year’s end

    The Board of Regents has approved agreements related to land donation and purchases, and a $100 million gift from donor Stephen M. Ross to build the U-M Center for Innovation in Detroit.

  10. October 17, 2023

    Grant for consortium led by U-M boosts energy, battery work

    A statewide consortium led by U-M’s Economic Growth Institute has received $4.9 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to create the foundation for energy storage and battery manufacturing.