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Return on investment: Economic Opportunity Report shows positive impact on graduates, state

A Michigan education with a close-knit campus feel. Faculty with real-world experience.  Research opportunities. There are many qualitative answers to the question: “Why earn a degree at University of Michigan-Dearborn?” But a new Economic Opportunity Impact Report conducted and compiled by Associate Professor of Business Economics Lee Redding, iLabs Director more »

Mapping Detroit: New tool aims to identify property speculation in the Motor City

When Joshua Akers read a column last spring about a well-known businessman driving a columnist around to his Detroit properties to prove he wasn’t contributing to the city’s blight, something didn’t add up. “If someone is chauffeuring you around to different properties—a handful out of several hundred—they’re going to make more »

‘Ride the Tiger:’ CEHHS faculty develop resources for PBS documentary about bipolar disease

Two University of Michigan-Dearborn faculty members are ready to have a national conversation about mental health. College of Education, Health, and Human Services Associate Dean Laura Reynolds and Professor Kim Killu have developed educational resources to complement Ride the Tiger: A Guide through the Bipolar Brain, a new documentary from more »

Mapping the future: Earth sciences student researches land, feasibility in DTE community project

News articles. Photos. Satellite images. Senior Kelly Williamson sifted through nearly 100 years of history about the land that once housed a DTE Energy plant in Ann Arbor, a site along the Huron River near Broadway Street. The purpose? To gather information on whether or not water could pose a more »