News from October 2014

29 October 2014
The Alumni Association in partnership with the U-M Detroit Center and U-M Club of Greater Detroit happily invite you and your family to kick off the holidays with us at our 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade breakfast and watch party in midtown Detroit, Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 8 am-11 am.
In addition to a hot breakfast we provide front row seats for this time-honored Detroit tradition. We even provide free parking, restrooms and inside viewing to ward off...
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29 October 2014

As students make their way from high school to college, the University of Michigan believes success is more than a four-year degree; it’s the experience and preparation for a lifetime of success.

Join us on Saturday, December 6 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., as U-M Detroit Center continues this preparation with the workshop, A Mentors Summit: Paving the Path to College.

Aimed at adults that work or volunteer with young people, this workshop is also open to young people with an interest in...

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21 October 2014

An Education Policy Initiative Speaker Series with panelists Daniel Varner, CEO of Excellent Schools Detroit, Tom Willis, CEO of Cornerstone Charter Schools, and Veronica Conforme, Interim Chancellor of the Education Achievement Authority. Brian Jacob, co-director of the Education Policy Initiative, will moderate. 

Thursday, October 23, 2014 (Did you miss this event? See it online!)

4:00 PM – 5...

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07 October 2014

By Mike Morland
Communications Director, U-M Detroit Center

The University of Michigan - it’s a name that’s synonymous with leaders and innovators. Best known for its world-class education, superior health system and dominant athletic programs; it’s the lesser-known stories of perseverance and creativity that continue to drive one of the nation's oldest public institutions.

Founded in 1817 at what is now...

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