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.
May 19, 2021
Distinctly Detroit Podcast: Feodies Shipp III
March 8, 2021
U-M’s partnerships, initiatives in Detroit on the rise during pandemic
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
Eye on Detroit: Exploring ways to curb gun violence
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
Detroit Center Talk: Lisa Nuszkowski, founder of MoGo bike share system
“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
U-M Detroit Center to use “hot desk” model starting this fall
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
U-M Detroit Center to host virtual community campus visit in June
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.
December 13, 2019
Noel Night at the U-M Detroit Center featured Sean Dobbins Trio
The U-M Detroit Center’s theme this year was Standards with a Twist. With a house band, the Sean Dobbins Trio, many different artists from the School of Music, Theater and Dance, as well as local talent came together with their own twists on traditional holiday classics.
December 12, 2019
University of Michigan Detroit Center Receives 2019 Best of Detroit Award
The University of Michigan Detroit Center has been selected for the 2019 Best of Detroit Award in the Educational Institution category by the Detroit Award Program.
October 30, 2019
U-M supports over 300 programs, partnerships in Detroit
The variety and volume of the University of Michigan’s efforts touch 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.