Funding for the Detroit program expansion is supported by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services through the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, the Ethel and James Flinn Foundation, the Michigan Health Endowment Fund, the Prosper Road Foundation, and several other generous sponsors.
November 26, 2019
New referral system between Detroit shelters, schools aims to better serve homeless students
It’s below freezing outside on a gray November morning in Detroit, but the heat is turned up in the Southwest Solutions Housing Resource Center’s reception area. A toddler plays on a colorful alphabet rug in the corner while a half-dozen women wait to learn more about their options for finding a place to stay.
January 10, 2019
Thinking on their feet: In-class exercise helps fight childhood obesity while kids learn
Among the many things that years of teaching elementary school students has taught Cesar Reyes, is that kids sit too much during school and should move more.
September 12, 2018
U-M partners on new cradle-to-career education center at Marygrove College in Detroit
This cradle-to-career educational partnership on the campus of Marygrove College will include a state-of-the-art early childhood education center, a new K-12 school and the introduction of an innovative teacher education program modeled after hospital residency programs.
May 21, 2018
A partnership with Crescendo Detroit
A new School of Music, Theater & Dance (SMTD) community partnership with Crescendo Detroit was launched this winter, giving select SMTD students the opportunity to teach music and dance to Detroit schoolchildren.
May 18, 2017
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.
March 5, 2015
Literacy Research and Professional Development in Detroit
Elizabeth Birr Moje, the associate dean for research and community engagement and an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor in the School of Education at the University of Michigan, focuses her research on communities and schools in Detroit.
March 4, 2015
Michigan Architecture Prep (ArcPrep), a new program hosted by Taubman College, is introducing 38 high school juniors from Detroit Public Schools (DPS) to the multi-faceted discipline of architecture.
January 26, 2015
For more than a decade, Detroit Connections, a series of courses offered through Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, has been bringing students, staff and faculty from U-M’s Ann Arbor campus into two partner schools in Detroit to lead weekly art workshops and design collaborative projects with youth.