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Metropolitan Impact

News from the Office of Metropolitan Engagement: Community Service Day, CBMA fellowship, leadership development

Community Service Day Led by Leadership Academy Scholars, Community Service Day took place April 22 at the Rockwood Housing Commission. Volunteers worked in the Commission’s community garden and were involved in overall beautification of the outside grounds, including rock painting for children and building a picnic table for the residents. more »

CASL grad Karsten Szajner looks at ways to better community and beyond

While Karsten Szajner served on the executive board of the UM-Dearborn She’s the First chapter, the student organization was recognized nationally as “Chapter of the Year.” As a Philosophy Club member Szajner helped host several hot topic debates—from the Syrian Refugee Crisis to the U.S. election. And when he was more »

Lear partnership creates challenge, opportunity for students

Brandon Dix usually works retail, golf caddies or does construction during the summer. But not in 2017. Dix, a freshman studying mechanical engineering, won an internship at Lear Corp.—a leading global supplier of automotive seating systems and electrical systems— through the Lear Open Innovation Challenge. He, along with his four more »

CECS Dean Tony England receives Susan B. Anthony Campus Award

University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Commission for Women honored College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) Dean Tony England during the organization’s annual Susan B. Anthony Awards Dinner on April 4. England received the Susan B. Anthony Campus Award in recognition of his longstanding commitment to the advancement of women and girls more »