01/17/2022

'Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope'

For the 29th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, 300-plus people gathered remotely and in-person to do more than 10 projects that included knitting hats and scarves to keep people in our community warm, assembling meals for the hungry and more....
10/04/2021

Giving kids safe routes to school

To encourage physical activities and healthy habits for elementary and middle school students, UM-Dearborn helped land a $100,000 grant to implement the Safe Routes to School Program....
08/23/2021

Taking care of business

To strengthen community partnerships and help students gain experience, College of Business initiatives continue to support local businesses throughout COVID changes and help entrepreneurs succeed....
09/04/2019

What it was like throwing out a first pitch at Comerica Park

Chancellor Domenico Grasso reflects on the preparations, pressures and thrills of his big role at the first UM-Dearborn Night at Comerica Park....
07/18/2019

This summer youth golf program is targeting a kink in the STEM education pipeline

The City of Westland and UM-Dearborn are banking on a pairing of sports and technology to keep young women dreaming big about STEM....
03/18/2019

Students are committed to change during Alternative Spring Break

Working in three different regional locations, participants picked up leadership skills and civic engagement knowledge during the week-long volunteer experience; ASB projects focused on environmentalism, affordable housing and community organizing....
09/28/2018

Faculty members create Environmental Health Research to Action initiative

Through this UM-Dearborn-led program, partners from across the state show local youth how to collect and present research when advocating for cleaner air, healthier communities....
07/20/2018

Two faculty members put a spotlight on Street Outreach Court Detroit

College of Arts, Sciences, & Letters associate professors Francine Banner and Lara Rusch are working on a publication to inform others in academia and in key legal and judicial positions about this successful alternative justice program....
05/14/2018

UM-Dearborn joins the Higher Education Anchor Mission Initiative

UM-Dearborn is named an inaugural member of a nationwide partnership for colleges and universities to collaborate with resources, intellect on how to best work in the communities they serve....
06/19/2017

Global Brigades’ students provide care to hundreds in Honduras

Nearly 20 students participated in the Global Brigades-UM-Dearborn chapter’s trip to Honduras, where they helped the international aid organization provide health screenings and demonstrate preventive care....