This past spring the farm grew 14,000 tomato transplants in collaboration with Keep Growing Detroit for distribution in that organization’s Garden Resource Program that supports over 2,000 urban and community gardens in the city.
September 26, 2022
September 7, 2022
Deidre D.S.SENSE Smith has found that, like music itself, hip-hop is becoming a universal language. “People from all walks of life have the need and desire to be understood.”
Ideas With A Beat: Hip-hop Songwriting (MUSPERF 200) is open to all majors.
September 19, 2022
“The pandemic shined a light on the fact that digital access is both a real requirement for modern living, and a cause of inequity for those who don’t have it. With so many aspects of our lives taking place remotely, that digital divide seemed to get bigger.”
~ DeAndré Calvert
September 13, 2022
Immersive Semester in Detroit Program expands opportunity to all U-M campuses, providing transformational learning experiences
Students are encouraged to be mindful of their identities when entering a space they’re not from, and to always lead with a respect for the work that is already being done.
September 6, 2022
By expanding the program and building on its history as leaders in environmental justice, SEAS is continuing to foster the educational experience that communities affected by injustice have been demanding of universities.
August 26, 2022
The forecast calls for the city to add 11,300 payroll jobs this year and 6,100 in 2023, the year in which the city is expected to recover to its pre-pandemic level.
August 23, 2022
U-M’s Poverty Solutions initiative collaborated with the Detroit Phoenix Center to develop a series of communications workshops for the Summer Leadership Academy on owning your narrative, defining your point of view, using data to support your point, and crafting advocacy statements.
August 23, 2022
When it comes to small businesses, the community is more than just a customer base. They are neighbors and friends, and many of these businesses prioritize giving back to their communities in some way. And in the reverse, the community supports these businesses through difficult times.
August 22, 2022
Participants toured locations such as the Detroit Riverfront with Professor Maria Arquero, the Packard Plant with Professor Robert Adams, and Historic Fort Wayne with Detroit Historical Society curator Jeremy Dimmick.
In The News
Tags: campus farm, Community-Academic Partnership
- September 22, 2022 The Detroit News
- September 22, 2022 Detroit Free Press
- September 21, 2022 Associated Press
- September 21, 2022 Michigan Radio
- September 21, 2022 Bridge Detroit