The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan provided support of the “place-based experiential learning program to encourage awareness of the Detroit River as an environmental and cultural resource.”
April 14, 2022
The School of Public Health is working with Focus: HOPE, a Detroit-based civil rights and human services organization, to investigate factors that affect how Black youth participate in and benefit…
February 23, 2022
Led by María Arquero de Alarcón, associate professor of architecture and urban and regional planning, students explored Wahnabezee — or Belle Isle, as the island park is known today — through oral and written histories, archival material, maps, photographs, and site visits to gain a multi-layered reading of the island and its hidden stories.
February 15, 2022
InPACT at Home received $1 million in COVID-19 CARES funds and solidified a partnership with PBS Michigan Learning Channel to air these homegrown exercise videos on television, reaching schoolchildren who don’t have access to the internet. InPACT stands for Interrupting Prolonged Sitting with Activity.
February 2, 2022
Poverty Solutions partners with four Detroit organizations to fund, evaluate economic mobility projects
Economic mobility projects led by Church of Messiah Housing Corp., Journey to Healing, Urban Neighborhood Initiatives, and Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency will receive technical assistance and $10,000 grants from Poverty Solutions at U-M.
December 16, 2021
If undercounts of a similar magnitude occurred in a majority of the city’s more than 600 block groups, the potential undercount could be in the tens of thousands.
November 30, 2021
“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.
November 17, 2021
The Office of Metropolitan Impact is instrumental in organizing SEMI Wild and its career and education pathway program that connects underrepresented youth to organizations like UM-Dearborn, the Detroit Zoological Society, Belle Isle Nature Center and others.
November 10, 2021
Teaching residents in unique Detroit school program find medical-like mentoring model inspires confidence
Discussions around the fall return to in-person school after more than a year of remote learning largely focused on the general impact on K-12 children and veteran teachers. But little…