News from May 2014

21 May 2014

The University of Michigan Detroit Center follows the official University academic calendar and will be closed on Monday, May 26 in observance of Memorial Day. Please see below for the complete list of hours over the holiday weekend.

  • Saturday, May 24: Closed
  • Sunday, May 25: Closed
  • Monday, May 26: Closed
  • Tuesday, May 27: open for normal business, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
21 May 2014

With Spring in full bloom, the Semester in Detroit program, in partnership with the U-M Detroit Center presents “Our Literary Spring.” 

This free, three week speaker series offered by the University of Michigan provides students and the general public an opportunity to attend discussion panel’s lead by Detroiters and University of Michigan faculty. 

Topics will include:

May 15:  M.L. Liebler with Coyote Monk // Walter Lacey

M. L....

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14 May 2014

WRCJ 90.9 FM and the Detroit Public Schools Foundation along with the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History have partnered to present the third annual “Kickstart Your Summer,” a free fun-filled event for the entire family.

The event will take place on Saturday, May 17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History and will feature continuous live entertainment, a Kids’ Fun Room (including an instrument “petting zoo” and other kids’...

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01 May 2014

The University of Michigan Library is offering a Grants Finding Workshop for Detroit Center Partners and their community partners on May 20, 2014 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

This workshop will cover the grants seeking environment, introduce the UM and non-UM grants finding resources available which include how to write a grant proposal and develop a budget.  And, there will be an opportunity for hands-on exploration of the Foundation...

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01 May 2014

Beginning May 8, the MDetroit Center Connector (MDCC) will add the University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens as a new weekly bus stop between Ann Arbor and Detroit. 

In addition to five bus stops in Detroit, the Matthaei Botanical Gardens will be the first additional Ann Arbor bus stop since the service was launched in September 2013.

The additional bus route is a collaborative effort between the University of Michigan Detroit Center, Semester in Detroit program, and...

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