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14 September 2016

Documenting Detroit is a collection of photographs taken by students from the College for Creative Studies during the 1970s and 1980s. Under the guidance of Detroit photographer and photography instructor Bill Rauhauser, students turned the urban landscape into works of art.

This exhibition offers a select sample of a vast collection that includes nearly 1,250 photographs of Detroit, from churches to construction sites, grocery stores to warehouses, hospitals to schools, and many...

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08 September 2016

Do you engage in the city of Detroit through your personal or student organizational initiatives? The University of Michigan Detroit Center and a coalition of civic/community engagement specialists and programs joined together to create The U-M Detroit Student Service Fusion Workshops. This three-part series of interactive workshops will prepare University of Michigan students wanting to learn/share best practices and resources for civic, cultural, service and social justice activities in...

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08 September 2016

Learn about a number of the dynamic ways the University of Michigan is making a difference in Detroit. Destination Detroit Center showcases the University outreach programs housed at the Detroit Center.

07 September 2016

Since it’s inception in September 2013, the Detroit Connector has bridged the geographical gap between Ann Arbor and Detroit for countless U-M faculty, staff, and students. To better serve this transit community, a new, mobile-friendly website is now available to help guide riders to their destination.

29 August 2016

In observance of the Labor Day holiday weekend, the University of Michigan Detroit Center will be closed beginning Friday, September 2 at 5 p.m. through Monday, September 5. The Detroit Center will re-open at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, September 6.

13 July 2016

Detroit City Study is an academic co-working space in Detroit, renovating the social and spatial relations of urban research.  Motivated by a breakdown in the value and infrastructure of education across universities and cities, Detroit City Study argues that in order to rethink education we must replace it.  Borrowing from the model of co-working, Detroit City Study opens up the practices of academic research through shared and open workspace, built around the needs of academic...

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30 June 2016

Visit the Detroit Center for the Launch of Detroit City Study, a new co-learning space for city students and community members, hosted at the University of Michigan Detroit Center, this summer. The Launch Party Open House will take place Thursday, July 7, from 5-7 p.m. in the Monts Hall Gallery.

Detroit City Study is a new co-...

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28 June 2016

The University of Michigan Detroit Center follows the official University academic calendar and will be closed on Saturday, July 2 and Monday, July 4, 2016, in observance of Independence Day. Please see below for the complete list of hours over the holiday weekend. 

Friday, July 1: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday, July 2: Closed

Sunday, July 3: Closed

Monday, July 4: Closed

Tuesday, MJuly 5: open for normal business; 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

17 June 2016

Nearly 100 academics and community organization practitioners from 55 university and non-profit organizations attended the symposium, “Beyond the Ivory Tower: Co-Creating Community-University Partnerships That Work.” The conference was held June 6-7, 2016 at the University of Michigan Detroit Center as the final event of their 10th Anniversary programming. Besides the University of Michigan, advisors for the planning of the symposium involved scholars and administrators from Loyola Marymount...

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14 June 2016

Experience “Proclaiming Emancipation” a Monts Hall Gallery exhibition at the University of Michigan Detroit Center, June 1 – August 31, 2016.  This exhibit reflects upon Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and the meaning of emancipation through the holdings of the William L. Clements Library, with select items from collaborating institutions.

About Proclaiming Emancipation: Abraham Lincoln’s 650-word order was restrained in language but provocative in...

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