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Metropolitan Impact

A new worldview: Professors awarded grant to promote history and geography education in local schools

A world map sat in front of each student in Elise Bommarito’s secondary education classroom. Using history, they added and subtracted items—like labels for the Phoenician alphabet and Chinese script—from the map and saw how, over time, change can spread. After mapping, the students were asked to analyze and compare more »

News from the Office of Metropolitan Impact: Engagement Day and Poverty Simulation

Engagement Day The Office of Metropolitan Engagement (OMI), in close collaboration with faculty, staff and student leaders from across campus, will recognize, highlight and award the many ways in which we are all engaged in our metropolitan community through research, service, volunteerism and related activities. The entire UM-Dearborn campus and more »

Center for Autism: CEHHS and Beaumont initiative awarded $750,000

State of Michigan officials said more people were needed to educate the increasing number of youth who are diagnosed with autism. The College of Education and Health and Human Services (CEHHS) responded that they wanted to help in the effort—and was awarded $750,000 by the Michigan Department of Health and more »