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Studying Detroit River Phosphorus
U-M researchers are examining the Detroit River's contributions to algae blooms that plague Lake Erie each summer.
Managing Stormwater, Beautifying Neighborhoods
A U-M project creates "bioretention gardens" to capture and hold stormwater in the Cody Rouge area on Detroit's west side.
Motor City Roots
LSA and the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies create a course at U-M based on the Detroit Chene Street History Project.
Climate Change + Public Health in Detroit
A volunteer initiative brings government, industry, academia and the community together to address the effects of climate change on the city.
Finding Solutions for Detroit
How can urban planning contribute to Detroit’s revival?
Turning Vacant Land into Productive Green Spaces
Alleys, vacant lots and underutilized urban spaces hold great potential for fostering more sustainable cities.
Literacy Research and Professional Development in Detroit
Research focused on communities and schools in Detroit, with particular emphasis on literacy acquired in school, cultural and community settings.
Afterhouse: Bringing hope to a Detroit neighborhood
Repurposing a burned-out house as a semi-subterranean, passive geothermal greenhouse that will serve the neighborhood.
Combating Air Pollution in Detroit
The School of Public Health receives five-year, $2.8 million grant to combat air pollution and related health risks in Detroit.
Mapping Slavery in Detroit
Professor Tiya Miles and a team of students have spent two years researching the history of slavery in Detroit.