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A guardian mindset: New program helps police think through ways to handle confrontations

Creators of a new University of Michigan-Dearborn program are working to reimagine the use of force within local police departments. Alternatives to Violent Force is a seven-week workshop designed to help police officers think through different ways to handle confrontations. Criminology and Criminal Justice Director Donald Shelton said the program more »

With honors: Chancellor’s Medallion Award recognizes academic achievement and character

University of Michigan-Dearborn recognized five students as Chancellor’s Medallion recipients and two student speakers during the university’s commencement ceremonies December 17. Morning speaker Courtney Ford earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in marketing and a minor in psychology. Ford is a recipient of the AutoAlliance International more »

Food for thought: UM-Dearborn-based research team looks into campus food insecurity

During the first week of her social psychology course this fall, Psychology Assistant Professor Harmony Reppond shared a list of campus resources with her students—including the UM-Dearborn Food Pantry. One student approached her after class, asked for more information, and then went directly to the pantry. “The student shared how more »