Program graduates will have the skills to preserve and transform places and programs that are vital to the city’s history and growth.
October 16, 2018
September 26, 2018
Akoaki, a design studio in Detroit, has been working with the Oakland Avenue Urban Farm for nearly four years to develop a vision and “guiding plan” to make it self-sufficient and sustainable.
September 19, 2018
Experts from eight units across the university and a group of 15 students teamed up to create the Community Engagement: Collaborating for Change massive open online course (MOOC).
July 10, 2018
Detroit visitors now have four new urban tours to enjoy, thanks to help from a team of faculty and students at the University of Michigan School of Information (UMSI).
May 21, 2018
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.
January 3, 2018
University of Michigan collaborates with Detroit Economic Growth Corp. for 2018 Social Impact Challenge
The seventh annual Social Impact Challenge (SIC) features a partnership between the University of Michigan (U-M) Ross School of Business’ Center for Social Impact and the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC).
October 21, 2016
Every summer, the Detroit Community-Based Research Program (DCBRP) places 24 U-M undergraduates in Michigan’s largest city to work side by side with local nonprofits to listen and learn about the nonprofits’ challenges and follow up with suggestions for research projects that address their needs.
June 21, 2016
Chene Street today is a far cry from its historic past, which is what inspired Marian Krzyzowsk, who grew up in the area, to launch the Detroit Chene Street History Project in 2002.
August 31, 2015
The U-M Student Interns in Detroit Summer Celebration brought interns and corporate and nonprofit partners together to honor their work in the city.