1/16/2023

What we’re missing when we simplify MLK’s life and legacy

Associate Professor Terri Laws thinks honoring Martin Luther King Jr. must start with a more thorough reckoning with his thought, his place in history and his relevance for today....
10/26/2022

Sharing a few grave insights

In Detroit’s Woodmere Cemetery, there are about 200,000 people — all with their own stories. To share some of these and teach local history, Professor Emeritus Ron Stockton, a noted graveyard researcher, wants to take you on a tour. ...
10/3/2022

Remembering Keith Dye: 'He's an unforgettable fixture in my educational journey'

Associate Professor Keith Dye, a beloved educator in campus’ African and African American Studies and History programs, died Sept. 25. He was 67....
10/3/2022

UM-Dearborn announces inaugural Chancellor's Inclusive Excellence Fellows

Professor Hafiz Malik and Associate Professor Terri Laws will work on two projects designed to make campus a more inclusive place to learn, teach and do research....
2/15/2019

Mohamad Jaafar has a campus fan club

The College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters senior says he doesn’t have a connection with everyone on campus — but our experience following him around for a day says otherwise....
9/7/2022

Breaking down walls through art and expression

A new program inspired by the Inside Out Program and funded by a U-M Arts + the Curriculum grant offers art-focused workshops and discussions that are free and open to the public....
6/30/2020

Where the 2020 protests fit into the history of the African American Freedom Movement

A UM-Dearborn professor and historian reflects on the promise of the current wave of activism, why America is more reformist than revolutionary, and how to stoke the fire of anti-racism....
9/9/2020

How COVID-19 disrupts the transition to adulthood

Sociology Professor Pamela Aronson — using research findings as a guide — breaks down the challenges hitting today’s emerging adults the hardest and gives actions to take and changes to make....
9/30/2020

Is Michigan’s election system ready for 2020?

A UM-Dearborn political science professor breaks down why this election won’t be like any other and our prospects for surviving it....
12/9/2020

Teaching through five decades of political change

With nearly 50 years at UM-Dearborn and 12 U.S. presidential elections during his time on campus, Political Science Professor Ronald Stockton heads into retirement after witnessing a milestone year for student political involvement....