Valerie and Tony Russell are rolling. On a 90-degree day in late May, their SUV cruises the streets of Detroit’s Osborn neighborhood, their home.
October 17, 2018
October 4, 2018
U-M alumna Dominique Morisseau named a 2018 MacArthur Fellow
A native Detroiter, Morisseau (BFA ’00, theatre) began writing plays as a student at SMTD, studying with Professor OyamO (Charles Gordon). Her three-play cycle, The Detroit Project, includes Skeleton Crew, Paradise Blue, and Detroit ’67.
March 28, 2018
Center for Social Impact cultivates practical skills and insight to tackle complex issues
Striving to implement transformational social change, the University of Michigan’s Center for Social Impact has encouraged students to find innovative ways to positively impact the city of Detroit.
June 21, 2016
Social Impact Challenge
The Social Impact Challenge is an opportunity for students to collaborate on graduate and undergraduate teams across a dozen U-M schools and colleges to tackle complex social issues in a competitive environment with real-world implications.
March 5, 2015
The Detroit Center
Throughout the year, the Detroit Center hosts meetings, lectures, workshops, and performances, annually drawing more than 20,000 visitors.
January 24, 2015
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.