Keeping with the University of Michigan’s commitment to integrate and strengthen engagement efforts in the city of Detroit, the university recently established the Detroit Advisory Group and named a new special adviser on Detroit engagement.
President Mark Schlissel urged state lawmakers Thursday to provide more funding for direct-to-student need-based financial aid as a way to boost degree attainment, cut student debt, improve the state economy and increase per-capita income.
When local residents feel the planning process for building wind turbines is fair and open, their perceptions of the often-controversial energy source remain steady or improve with time, according to a University of Michigan study.
Two University of Michigan campuses have again received grant funding from the state of Michigan to support programs to prevent sexual assault on campus.
The Ann Arbor campus and UM-Flint were among 25 institutions to receive part of $1 million from the Campus Sexual Assault Grant Program offered by the Michigan State Police.
Six university-affiliated researchers and six Lansing-based policymakers will participate in a series of seminars and experiential learning opportunities focused on health policy and practice in Michigan and nationally.
A growing partnership on economic mobility with the city of Detroit, a new collaboration with Harvard University, community voices, policy impact and student engagement are highlighted in the University of Michigan’s Poverty Solutions Impact Report.
When Craig Wilkins looked out into the audience during his team’s presentation at the Detroit Institute of Arts on Wednesday, he was happy to see many of his University of Michigan students in the crowd.
On any given day across Michigan nearly 100 homeowners or renters could be evicted — a rate almost one-and-a-half times the national average. That is a problem one of nine new projects funded by Poverty Solutions and supported by the Detroit Urban Research Center aims to tackle this year.
Michael Rein, a seven-year veteran of the Office of Government Relations, has been named the university’s director of community relations.
In his new role, Rein will support and coordinate partnerships and services among the University of Michigan, local government and community organizations representing the greater Ann Arbor area.
The launch of a new research collaboration and a data center at the University of Michigan marks the start of a unique collaboration among U-M, Michigan State University, the Michigan Department of Education, and the Center for Educational Performance and Information.
Growing up in Lapeer County, Ruthie Freeman says, many people in her hometown never had the opportunity to attend college.
For those who did make it, few headed to schools like the University of Michigan.
The Michigan economy, with nine years of uninterrupted job growth from the third quarter of 2009 to the third quarter of 2018, sits on the brink of the longest period of job growth since the World War II era, University of Michigan economic forecasters say.
University of Michigan instructional, research and clinical faculty are invited to apply for consideration to be part of the 2019 Michigan Road Scholar Tour, scheduled for May 6-10.
Election Day in Michigan brought the passage of Proposal 1, legalizing marijuana use by adults for recreational purposes.
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Democrats Jordan Acker and Paul Brown have been elected to fill two eight-year terms on the University of Michigan’s Board of Regents.
Students cast their ballots at cardboard booths erected in the Michigan League.
The University of Michigan just unveiled a rich new resource that documents the history of Southeast Michigan’s Jewish community over the last century.
University of Michigan researchers are part of a new, federally funded effort to understand and prevent toxic algal blooms that plague portions of the Great Lakes and impact freshwater sources around the world.
After months of planning, the Institute for the Humanities presented "Literature vs. Traffic" on Tuesday. The one-night-only installation by Luzinterruptus, an anonymous art collective based in Spain, "paved" Ann Arbor's Liberty Street with more than 10,000 illuminated books.
The University of Michigan launches a new website today that captures the engagement of its faculty, students, staff and alumni in Detroit.