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 detroitcenter@umich.edu.

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.”

Eye on Detroit | #MeToo: What Now?

The #MeToo movement has caused significant reverberations across a variety of industries. How is momentum continued and what is next for the movement? Join us for a conversation on this topic and more.

Eye On Detroit: Automation Apocalypse

The world of work is changing dramatically. Robots and algorithms are projected to take over many jobs humans currently have. As this scenario plays out the City of Detroit is challenged by a skills gap in the current workforce. Join us as we discuss the options and opportunities for Detroiters to gain the skills of the future and the challenges facing the City in providing the necessary training.