Programs & Events

Halal Metropolis Exhibition

January 20 - April 3, 2020 
Halal Metropolis is a traveling series of exhibitions by artist Osman Khan, photographer Razi Jafri ('05 BSE), and historian Sally Howell, that explores the facts, fictions and imaginaries of the Muslim population(s) in Detroit and Southeast Michigan as viewed through historical/archival research, documentation of current conditions, and explorations of future desires. The UM-Dearborn installation in the Stamelos Gallery Center will highlight the role that food, fashion, and holiday celebrations have played in augmenting Muslim visibility in the region.

The Holocaust Unfolds Exhibit

January 27 - April 17, 2020
On loan from the Detroit Jewish News Foundation, The Holocaust Unfolds exhibit showcases the coverage of WWII by the Detroit Jewish News, and its predecessor, the Detroit Jewish Chronicle. Topics include Nazi atrocities, the role of Detroit in the war, resistance, and life after the war.

Keeping Talent in Michigan

February 6, 2020
Michigan will face a skills gap as artificial intelligence, smart mobility, advanced manufacturing and other innovations disrupt the labor market. Lifelong learning is already essential, and the need to train, and re-train, our workforce will only accelerate. Keeping Talent in Michigan will feature a lively panel discussion among talent experts on preparing Michigan's future workforce.

Mentoring Program

Share your knowledge with students through alumni mentoring opportunities, including face-to-face discussions, group settings or through online connections.  Students learn valuable information from our alumni mentors on career and professional development, and about maximizing their academic experience.  Opportunities to speak with students are held various times throughout the year.  Complete the Volunteer Interest form or contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at or 313-593-5131 for more information.

Office of Alumni Engagement

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