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U-M Projects in Detroit
The Semester in Detroit (SID) mission is to engage U-M undergraduates in substantive, sustained and reciprocal relationships with the people and communities of the City of Detroit. During the winter and spring semesters, the SID program partners with more than 20 different community organizations, civic leaders and small businesses to create a project-driven experience. Since its inception, Semester in Detroit has created and maintained reciprocal relationships with over 150 Detroit...read more
Established on September 22, 2007 and located in the heart of Detroit’s cultural community, Work•Detroit is a unique space for the sharing of creative process and dialogue and an integral component of the University of Michigan's Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design.
Work•Detroit's mission is to explore and define lines of creative connection between the University of Michigan, Detroit, and beyond.
Work•Detroit presents the work of student, faculty, alumni...read more
The University of Michigan’s Project Healthy Schools, in collaboration with community partners, strives to improve the present and future health of middle school students through school-based education and environmental initiatives. Health behaviors are influenced and improved by these five program goals:
- Eat more fruits and vegetables
- Make better beverage choices
- Be active
- Eat less fast and fatty foods
- Spend less time in front of a screen...
The Technical Assistance Center is supported by the Skillman Foundation. Its purpose is to provide technical assistance to residents and stakeholders in the six neighborhoods that are targeted by the Foundation. Technical assistance may be workshops, trainings, strategic planning, working with non-profits or community based organizations, or working with individuals, block clubs, and other organization that can help improve outcomes for children in these neighborhoods.
The University of Michigan Detroit Center and the Semester in Detroit program (SID) are recipients of a $45,000 Transforming Learning for Third Century (TLTC) Discovery Grant for the project, The University Detroit Center Connector: Linking Ann Arbor with Detroit, and Detroit...read more
The University of Michigan Detroit Center is proud to present the documentary, RACE 2012, at 6 p.m., Friday, May 10. Serving as programming of the University-wide theme semester, Understanding Race, the screening will be followed by an audience discussion of the topics evoked by the documentary. The event includes complimentary admission, parking and light refreshments for all attendees.
RACE 2012 uses last year’s presidential election as a lens for people to view the...read more
Many people often ask "What is the University of Michigan Detroit Center?" With that in mind, this three minute slideshow video highlights all the great activities going on at the Detroit Center.
To view this video, please click here.
Opening Sunday, April 21, the 2013 Spring exhibition season at Work Detroit continues with the show, BFA Thesis Exhibition / RE•WORK.
An opening reception for this intriguing exhibition will take place on Sunday, April 21 from 4 - 7 p.m. This event is open to the public and includes complimentary admission, refreshments and parking.
Featuring culminating projects by the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design...read more
Born in Detroit, Dr. Shiller graduated with a B.A. in economics from the University of Michigan (1967) and earned a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1972). Recognized for his pioneering research in the field of financial economics, he received the William F. Butler Award from the New York Association for Business Economics, Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group Mathematical Sciences Research Institute Prize in Innovative Quantitative...read more