News + Stories

  1. U-M’s entrepreneurial spirit creates mini business for Detroit nonprofit

    A new Detroit mini business, Cass Coasters, has grown from a U-M course that brings together students of business, engineering and art and design.

  2. Mapping Detroit

    UM-Dearborn student Thomaz Carvalhaes spent his summer walking the streets of Detroit to locate and assess bus stops across 10 square miles.

  3. Detroit Connections

    For more than a decade, Detroit Connections, a series of courses offered through Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, has been bringing students, staff and faculty from U-M’s Ann Arbor campus into two partner schools in Detroit to lead weekly art workshops and design collaborative projects with youth.

  4. Bohnett Fellows at the Detroit Mayor’s Office

    The David Bohnett Foundation Leadership and Public Service Fellowship, open to master’s students at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, offers two years of tuition support and a funded internship in Detroit.

  5. Eyes on the Prize

    As a kid, Detroit native Stephen Henderson, AB ’92, often typed his opinions regarding the local news and mailed them to the Detroit Free Press.