1. Hunger and COVID: Fighting pandemic-related food insecurity in Detroit

    As COVID-19  swept across the city of Detroit, it brought with it a wave of food insecurity, particularly among low-income residents and seniors who rely on public transportation and can only afford to buy small amounts of food at a time. Now, a U-M research team has stepped in to help identify solutions. 

  2. U-M alum, Detroit native Rick Haas stirs up automotive world

    Lessons learned earning two University of Michigan degrees guided Rick Haas on a globetrotting career that took him to Japan, Brazil, India and back to his hometown – Detroit – where his team at Mahindra Automotive is succeeding on an unconventional path in the U.S. auto industry.

  3. Flying cars are coming

    Jon Rimanelli is quietly engineering a revolution with industry-shifting ideas, existing technology and a really old company. The new vision for the Detroit Aircraft Corporation could return this century plus old company to prominence.

  4. Google grant grows Detroit high school robotics programs

    More Detroit-area high school students will have access to expanded hands-on science and engineering after-school programs, thanks to a $250,000 Google grant to the Midtown makerspace known as the Michigan Engineering Zone.