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This Michigan initiative is using big ideas to try and solve the problem of poverty

The causes of poverty deserve ongoing study, but a program from the University of Michigan is taking on its effects. Poverty Solutions was launched in 2016 as a university-wide initiative to combat the effects of poverty and share that knowledge with others. It takes community groups and pairs them with university resources to give students and other U of M staff the chance to make a difference.

The Michigan Engineering Zone

Founded in 2010, the Michigan Engineering Zone (MEZ) – located just down the hall from the Detroit Center – provides Detroit middle and high school students with the knowledge and tools to succeed in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.

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.

Doctors of Tomorrow

For students at Cass Technical High School in Detroit who are interested in the medical field, the Doctors of Tomorrow (DoT) program provides mentorship, knowledge and experience that prepares them for a future in healthcare.

LSA Semester in Detroit Program

For students wishing to become further engaged with the city of Detroit, the University of Michigan offers the LSA Semester in Detroit program, a semester-long residence in the city of Detroit with academic study and a community-based internship.