News & Features

  1. From Michigan to Ghana: Designing for generative justice

    Students worked closely with artisans and entrepreneurs in Kumasi, Ghana through the Design for Generative Justice Course.


  2. Connecting generations, U-M students fight loneliness, establish strong ties

    An organization created by U-M students and alumni work to foster one-on-one connections between seniors at assisted living facilities and college students

  3. The art of queer health sciences: U-M students translate research through art in new exhibition

    Michigan Students organize a new community art exhibition to highlight queer experiences and help individuals rethink how art can transform communities, generate healing and share knowledge.

    1. Time Travel with Typewriters

      With support from the Rackham Program in Public Scholarship, Rackham alumna Meghan Forbes created a program that uses a retro strategy to encourage children to write: giving them access to typewriters.

    2. Community brings a fresh spin to Detroit alleyways

      An installation project brings together community leaders with University of Michigan researchers and students to build on the city’s large-scale program to clear alleys of debris and overgrown vegetation.

    3. Ross School launches health care accelerator for student entrepreneurs

      The past year-and-a-half has shown how the health care industry needs impactful innovations. The new Pinkert Healthcare Accelerator at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business aims to support…

    4. Bentley’s COVID-19 collection offers varied look at pandemic

      The Bentley Historical Library’s COVID-19 collection includes 265 digital items that tell the story of the pandemic’s impact on University of Michigan students, faculty and staff.

    5. U-M marks milestone anniversary of public policy fellowship for diverse undergraduates

      The University of Michigan’s Ford School of Public Policy will host a virtual event marking the 40th anniversary of the Public Policy and International Affairs fellowship.

    6. Bentley gift bolsters MPP internships

      Thanks to a generous gift from Ann Bentley and the Alvin M. Bentley Foundation in 2020 and in 2021, 10 MPP students were able to secure required summer internships.