From idea to reality: CECS Experiential Expo highlights student work, creativity

For their College of Engineering and Computer Science Senior Design Project, a group of computer and electrical engineering students wanted to challenge themselves and make something interesting and technologically advanced. They also wanted it to serve a greater purpose. So for nearly a year, the group met, brainstormed, and then more »

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 »

Three’s company: UM Dearborn faculty joins the MCubed research community

When Campus Director for Research Administration John Cristiano attended a one-day symposium on the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor campus, he encountered more than 200 innovative research ideas. He saw emerging collaborations as faculty discussed each other’s work.  And he listened to faculty and students deliver TED-type talks. It was the 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 »