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Detroit City Study Launched Through University of Michigan

A dozen projects are being launched through the University of Michigan this summer as part of the Detroit City Study. An open house is Thursday evening at the University of Michigan Detroit Center to kick off the work, which is part of the Campus of the Future effort that challenges University of Michigan students to think about the role of universities over the next 50 years.

Detroit City Study launched through University of Michigan

A dozen projects are being launched through the University of Michigan this summer as part of the Detroit City Study. An open house is Thursday evening at the University of Michigan Detroit Center to kick off the work, which is part of the Campus of the Future effort that challenges University of Michigan students to think about the role of universities over the next 50 years.

Superheroes and diversity explored at free Detroit event

Do superheroes live in a fictional world that reflects the real one’s diversity? That’s a question comic book writers and artists take seriously, given the impact of such characters on popular culture. Even Hollywood is expanding its comics universe. Wonder Woman plays a key role in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” which opens March 25.

U-M in the D for a Decade

U-M’s strong connection to Detroit—the city where the university got its start—continues to thrive at the Detroit Center, which celebrated 10 years of research, learning, and community engagement last month.

U-M class teaches Detroiters how to buy, fix homes

Peter Allen, who’s shared his real estate investing strategies with more than 3,500 University of Michigan students since 1981, turns his attention to Detroit, which he calls “one of the most undervalued big cities in the world with billions of dollars of real estate opportunity.”