Celebrating 10 years of Bohnett Fellows in Detroit
U-M Clements Library acquires rare hand-drawn map of Detroit from 1761, pursues crowdfunding
The map will further enrich the treasure-trove of Detroit history held at the Clements, which is home to one of the most comprehensive collections of early American history in the world. The Clements holds several dozen plans of the town of Detroit, charting its growth from the early 18th century until 1900.
Support Brightmoor Maker Space to build outdoor classroom pavilion
“We’re aiming to connect hands, hearts, minds, and bodies through this project. And we hope you’ll join us in the effort.”
~ Stamps professor Nick Tobier, co-founder of the Brightmoor Maker Space.
U-M has a number of initiatives that are dedicated to serving the city of Detroit and its residents
through education, research and service.
P-20 Partnership at Marygrove
The P-20 Partnership is a landmark cradle-to-career educational partnership that will offer pre-K through graduate school studies with community services and programs
Partnership on Economic Mobility by Poverty Solutions
The Partnership on Economic Mobility is a joint effort between U-M Poverty Solutions and Detroit to improve economic opportunity and mobility for Detroit residents through the use of evidence-based strategies.
The U-M TRAILS program has partnered with Detroit Public Schools Community District to help improve social and academic outcomes in all 110 K-12 schools and their 50,000 students.
Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project
The Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project (DNEP) is an accelerator program that connects U-M students and faculty with entrepreneurs and small businesses for free strategic and technical assistance consulting projects.
Detroit Urban Research Center
The Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center is a partnership between U-M and Detroit researchers and organizations who strive to foster health equity in Detroit through collaborative research, programming, and policy-making.
Semester in Detroit
Through this student-led initiative, U-M undergraduates live, learn, and work in Detroit to engage in transformative learning, and to create and maintain reciprocal relationships within the Detroit community.
“At every step of the way, we are driven by the foundational premise, established back in 1817, that our collaborations will have the greatest impact when we work together for the benefit of our shared society.”
—president Mark Schlissel