In the News

  1. Master’s practicum reimagines Freeman Environmental Education Center

    SEAS student explores the intersection of land restoration, education, and art through a masters practicum.

  2. In partnership with UK, U-M prison artists debut exhibit at the summer fair

    Collaboration between Michigan Prison Creative Arts Project and incarcerated artists from the UK present artwork at the Ann Arbor Art Fair this summer.

  3. Acts of Urbanism Explores the Power of Art and Culture to Transform Cities and Equitable Development

    A five-day performing arts and design festival in Detroit created an opportunity to connect arts and culture with equitable community planning.

    1. Hui: Program pairs local, newly-trained tech pros with Detroit small business owners

      A collaboration between Jefferson East Inc. (JEI) and University of Michigan will bring new tech training opportunities to Detroiters and technology support for small business owners in the East Jefferson section of Detroit.

    2. Assistant professor Michaelanne Thomas earns a Crosby Research Award

      Michaelanne Thomas, was awarded a 2021-22 Elizabeth C. Crosby Research Award for her research project, “The Design of Culturally Appropriate Social Media Tools Among Hispanic Communities in Flint, MI.”

    3. Flint Community Engaged Research Program enables community, student connection

      The Flint Community Engaged Research Program (FCERP) enables local nonprofit community organizations to hire students to help with community research project.

    4. Detroit River Story Lab embarks on Skiff and Schooner program for second summer

      Students from 15 Detroit high schools, two colleges and six youth-serving organizations will board the schooner throughout the summer to learn about various topics focused on the history of the Detroit river.

    5. U-M Black student database through 1970 is now public

      A new public database of African American students created by the University of Michigan documents students who attended U-M between 1853 and as recently as 1970.

    6. Michigan poverty map identifies regional needs related to child care, health care, affordable housing

      Poverty Solutions releases an updated version of its Michigan Poverty & Well-being map with county and regional data