News & Updates

Hours of Operation Update | June and July 2018

The Detroit Center will be closing early on Monday, June 25 at 5 p.m., and will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 and Friday, July 13. If you have any questions about the hours of operation, please contact the Detroit Center at (313) 593-3584 or

Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project Expands

Under the high ceilings of a University of Michigan Stamps School of Art & Design classroom, surrounded by a semi-circle of design, accounting, and law students from U-M, entrepreneur and lifelong Detroiter Achsha Jones is reviewing dozens of sticky notes with name suggestions, and sorting them into “yes,” “no” and “maybe.”

Robots to invade Detroit for global competition

Robotics will take center stage later this month when tens of thousands of students from across the world descend on Detroit for the competition. The FIRST Championship — in which student teams battle robots on a playing field — marks the first time the event will be held in Michigan, and it arrives in the Motor City at a time when interest and participation in robotics have exploded across the state, organizers say.