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UM-Dearborn student groups help ‘Give-Back,’ evaluate nonprofit

Joe Alcodray—who founded the Give-Back Project, which collects and distributes travel-sized toiletries to homeless shelters—wanted to get advice on how to improve his nonprofit organization. Alcodray has a few boxes around the Metro Detroit area to collect hotel toiletries people bring home from travels. Once every two months, he transports 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 »

Entrepreneurs wanted: 37 Michigan communities recognized for encouraging economic growth and development

Six communities across the state of Michigan have been identified for the strategies they employ to foster entrepreneurial growth and economic development, according to the annual eCities study. The study, conducted by iLabs, University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Center for Innovation Research, identified City of Grand Blanc, City of Madison Heights, City more »