A new study by a University of Michigan student team has identified “hot spots” of environmental injustice across the state. U.S. census tracts in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Flint, Saginaw, Lansing and Kalamazoo are among the hot spots identified in the study, which was released July 25.
Athletes who will participate in sports this fall and winter can have a free, customized mouth guard made for them during the School of Dentistry’s annual Mouth Guard Clinic on July 27.
The state’s top three public research universities will collaborate to provide Detroit-specific economic data analysis and forecasting services to Michigan’s largest city.
University of Michigan researchers and their partners are forecasting that western Lake Erie will experience a significant harmful algal bloom this summer.
Art lovers will wind through downtown Ann Arbor and parts of the U-M campus later this month during the four-day Ann Arbor Art Fair.
The festival, which runs July 18-21, consists of four fairs in one event:
• The Original Ann Arbor Street Art Fair (on East Washington Street, North University Avenue and Ingalls Mall).
The University of Michigan donated more than 12.5 tons of clothing, bedding, household goods and food to local organizations to benefit the Ann Arbor and surrounding communities following Student Move-Out this year.
Three University of Michigan faculty members are part of a team that won an international design competition to unite 12 cultural and educational institutions located in Detroit’s Midtown, and change the way visitors and Detroiters experience the area.
The University of Michigan contributed $4.77 billion to the national economy through vendor contracts and subcontracts between 2002 and 2017, according to a new report.
More than 4,000 minority-owned, woman-owned and small businesses supplied goods and services to support the U-M research enterprise during that period.
Faculty members from UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint have been named Distinguished Professors of the Year by the Michigan Association of State Universities, which represents the state’s 15 public universities.
When the bus wheels stopped spinning, it didn’t take long for other wheels to start spinning in the minds of 28 U-M faculty and staff members who experienced the Michigan Road Scholars tour from May 6-10.
The only way to break the cycle of poverty is to get people into jobs, but that’s harder than it sounds, said Mike Duggan, Detroit’s mayor and a University of Michigan alumnus.
More people now die of drug overdoses than car crashes in the state of Michigan, ranking the state among the top third in the country for drug-related deaths.
While medication-based treatments for substance-abuse disorders are effective, there are substantial barriers to accessing care across the state.
Although the Detroit River delivers one-quarter of the phosphorus that flows into Lake Erie, there’s never been a detailed accounting of the nutrient’s urban and agricultural sources across the entire binational watershed.
Kamran Diba, associate professor of anesthesiology, came to U-M in mid-2017 and feels a need to get a better sense of his new home state. So he’s joining 28 other U-M faculty and staff members for the 20th Michigan Road Scholars tour running through Friday.
A one-year pilot agreement with Spin, a company owned by Ford Motor Co., has deployed 200 electric scooters throughout campus and surrounding neighborhoods.
A series of road construction projects affecting traffic on or near the Ann Arbor campuses are scheduled to begin May 6 and run through the summer and possibly into the fall.
The following updates are provided by the city of Ann Arbor.
The University of Michigan will convene the first meeting of the Midwest Mobility from Poverty Network, a group of academic institutions working to advance and expand strategies to connect university-based poverty research to the public.
Four new partners have successfully competed to join the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research’s regional consortium, further expanding the University of Michigan-based institute’s capacity and expertise to understand, predict and ultimately solve the critical issues facing the Great Lakes and surrounding communities.
With the warm summer months on the way, there’s a new campus option for outdoor exercise or running errands at UM-Dearborn.
The campus has partnered with the bike-share management company Zagster to launch a new bike-share program. The university — and its neighbor The Union at Dearborn — now is home to 15 new two-wheel cruisers.
The University of Michigan is exploring the possibility of hosting a presidential debate during the 2020 campaign.