1. LEAPS bachelor’s degree targets problem‑solvers, learning leaders

    An interprofessional liberal arts major, “Learning, Equity, and Problem Solving for the Public Good” will create learning leaders equipped to tackle complex issues that exist across all areas of society. LEAPS is a four-year program leading to a bachelor’s degree in education.

  2. Graduate student and alum AliReda Jeafar works his dream job by day

    As AliReda Jeafar approaches graduation at UM-Dearborn, he has a full-time job with the City of Detroit that he loves. But it took a reassessment of goals and a life detour to find a career path he’s passionate about.

  3. U-M graduate students showcase sustainability ideas for Detroit small businesses

    The students met with Detroit entrepreneurs and energy experts to understand the most pressing energy needs in the city. Those meetings helped them create how-to guides on how Detroit business owners can make their business “greener” and obtain funding through the Inflation Reduction Act to make changes.

  4. A new scholarship helps students from Detroit pursue the Detroit teaching school pathway

    The Bell Family Scholarship Fund is intended to assist students who hail from Detroit and who plan to pursue the Detroit teaching school pathway. It was started by Stacy and Joseph Giles to honor Stacy’s parents and sister, who were educators.