Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M
New partnerships maximize expertise to spur economic mobility in Detroit and mitigate the nation’s opioid crisis.
Hope for a thriving Detroit springs eternal (along with fresh produce) at the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative.
Investment in Detroit youth pays off for students struggling with academics.
U-M historian chronicles a time in Detroit’s history when Native Americans and African Americans were considered property.
‘Sensors in a Shoebox’ deploys urban technology to Detroit teens and empowers them to collect data and influence local policy.
Dominique Morisseau (center), BFA ’00, is known as ‘Detroit’s playwright’ in NYC. The city is a main character in much of her work.
U-M finds the key to attracting underrepresented minorities to medical school: ‘Start them young, get them motivated, and get them on the path.’
Meet the French missionary who helped found U-M. He owned the first printing press in Detroit, transformed 19th-century Michigan, and served in Congress.
Michigan historic preservationist Janet Kreger, BA ’72, is a forward thinker. She’s protecting thousands of local treasures – for the future.