Commemorating the 50th anniversary of hip-hop, eight artists gathered at the University of Michigan Detroit Center to share some of the tough conversations around Detroit hip-hop culture and whether the musical genre is still relevant.
July 25, 2023
July 17, 2023
The event kick-offs the Wolverine Outdoor Stage as part of the 31st Annual Concert of Colors that honors the diversity in Metro Detroit through music, food, and art, this Saturday to Sunday at the Detroit Institute of Arts south lawn.
June 14, 2023
Paul J. Draus, professor of sociology at UM-Dearborn, was named the new director of the University of Michigan’s Detroit Center. He will focus on building community engagement, boosting research initiatives, and fortifying the university’s relationship with the Detroit metropolitan area.
May 19, 2021
A Podcast on what makes one want to be in the city of Detroit. Join our host Katie Lehman as she interviews students, scholars, innovators, and leaders from across the city to learn how they came to live, work, and love in Detroit.
March 8, 2021
The variety and volume of the efforts are a collaboration with Detroit’s neighborhoods, its community organizations and its residents. While the specific goals and partners of each effort vary, all of the work aims to help boost the vitality of Detroit and the region.
February 19, 2021
Join this discussion, moderated by Patrick Carter from the U-M Injury Prevention Center, on ways to reframe the gun debate in America.
December 9, 2020
“If I were talking to myself 20 years ago, I would say consider the needs of the community you are trying to serve, versus developing a product or service in a vacuum and then trying to sell people on your idea.”
~ Lisa Nuszkowski
June 29, 2020
The change takes effect in September, but applications are due June 30. With the transition to the hot desk assignment there will be no pre-assigned spaces for residents. This alternative seating plan offers residents and users the ability to secure a workstation via the room scheduling system.
May 27, 2020
The U-M Detroit Center will offer four sessions, grounded in the current context of the COVID-19 emergency, offering participants an opportunity to explore the resources that are available to address rapid response needs.