10/18/2021

Creating pathways to nature

The Office of Metropolitan Impact is instrumental in organizing SEMI Wild and its career and education pathway program that connects underrepresented youth to organizations like UM-Dearborn, the Detroit Zoological Society, Belle Isle Nature Center and oth...
02/25/2021

Focus on the Finish

Grow an associate into a bachelor’s degree through a new tailored-to-you scholarship program that provides up to 60% tuition support for students participating in Futures for Frontliners or Michigan Reconnect....
02/13/2020

Organ donation opens 'a world of new possibilities'

Office of Metropolitan Impact Director Tracy Hall and husband William have been together for more than 30 years. They always thought they were good together, and Michigan Medicine recently confirmed that they really are close to a perfect match....
03/25/2019

This UM-Dearborn master’s student is working on a cure for your urban traffic headaches

Traffic congestion in cities is bad and getting worse. Master’s student Meigui Yu thinks part of the solution is rethinking how we use the curbside environment....
01/28/2019

DeWayne Wells honored with the 2019 Daniel Little Metropolitan Vision Award

The veteran community leader has been a pillar of Detroit’s food justice movement for two decades....
01/18/2019

U-M’s Poverty Solutions awards research that addresses poverty through opportunities, awareness and education

Two of the nine university-wide grants were given to UM-Dearborn initiatives....
12/10/2018

Building a bridge between LGBTQ+ and STEAM

These UM-Dearborn graduate students are working to close an important opportunity gap in STEAM education. ...
10/22/2018

Ed.D. student Brett Jordan on why mentorship lives and dies with unapologetic honesty

You want to motivate kids? And help spur change? UM-Dearborn doctoral education student says it starts with being real — even if that leads you to uncomfortable places....
09/21/2018

Cultivating a Green Energy Village

UM-Dearborn faculty are helping a Detroit resident push his Green Energy Village concept — rows and rows of energy-generating wind-turbine and solar panel-equipped sculptures — to a near-reality on Detroit’s east side....
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....