Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday recommended a 2 percent bump in higher education funding for Michigan's 15 public universities for the 2018-19 fiscal year.
The recommended increase would bring total operating funds for state universities to more than $1.5 billion, exceeding the 2011 funding level by $39.1 million.
New partnerships, programs to boost job opportunities, and raising public awareness about low-income families highlight the University of Michigan's first-year initiative to prevent and alleviate poverty.
The University of Michigan's 2017 United Way employee giving campaign raised more than $1.2 million to support the Washtenaw County United Way.
The University of Michigan is seeking temporary positions in units across campus for its summer employment program that pairs youth with faculty and staff to help them gain work experience, mentorship and life skills training.
The seventh annual Social Impact Challenge will see U-M students focus on pop-ups that encourage neighborhood revitalization and small business development in Detroit.
The city of Ann Arbor has announced the details and dates of its deer-management program that will include some University of Michigan property.
A new map that streamlines an overwhelming amount of poverty and well-being data will make it easier to understand what's happening in counties across Michigan.
The University of Michigan on Tuesday finalized the sale of Inglis House to a buyer who intends to use it as a family residence.
"We are pleased that Inglis House will once again become a family home," says Jim Kosteva, director of community relations. The home is being purchased by Dan and Marlee Musser.
Nearly half of the people who enrolled in Medicaid after it expanded in Michigan have jobs, and another 11 percent can't work, likely due to serious physical or mental health conditions, a new University of Michigan study finds.
The Michigan economy, in its ninth year of growth, would likely absorb a negative shock related to a pullout or weakening of the North American Free Trade Agreement fairly well, say University of Michigan economists.
A tax bill called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act seeks to reform the nation's tax code by reducing income tax rates for individuals and corporations, and eliminating many existing tax benefits, including those available to the higher education and health care communities.
A statewide survey of local officials shows a majority are very confident in their jurisdiction's ability to administer accurate elections. However, those in Michigan's largest cities and townships — which hold nearly half the population — were more likely to report having experienced election-related problems recently.
The university's instructional, research and clinical track faculty are invited to apply for consideration to be a part of the 2018 Michigan Road Scholars Tour, scheduled for April 30-May 4.
The Detroit Connector, a University of Michigan bus service connecting the Ann Arbor campus to Detroit, will provide service seven days a week, starting Oct. 30, to U-M faculty, staff, students and, for the first time, the general public.
Autonomous "smart" technologies for aging stormwater systems are being developed at the University of Michigan to lessen the impacts of flooding — potentially saving lives and billions of dollars in property damage.
The annual U-M United Way campaign will begin Oct. 9, with a special goal of raising $1.817 million.
The goal was selected to honor University of Michigan's founding in 1817 and to inspire the U-M community to a higher level of support for the work the United Way and area agencies are doing in the community.
More residents without cars could get to jobs and training programs through a more strategic public transit system — one that supports the newest mobility technologies and the design of citywide mobility hubs.
The crowd at Friday's Detroit Festival in Grand Circus Park sings "The Victors," accompanied by members of the Alumni Band.
The University of Michigan's upcoming Detroit Festival will honor the university's historical roots in Detroit as well as showcase its continuing commitment to the Motor City.
After 27 years at its current location on the House side of the U.S. Capitol, the U-M Washington Office has moved to a new building on the Senate side.