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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 »

Doctoral student Rashid Faisal uses bicentennial grant to connect grade school students to engineer Cornelius Langston Henderson

Darnell Cobb-Spears and Khamari Bell stood confidently behind their presentation table at UM-Dearborn’s Engagement Day earlier this year. Like most of the other presenters that day, they had prepared eye-catching visual aids and talking points on their research subject. “Have you heard of Cornelius Langston Henderson?” Cobb-Spears asked as attendees more »

News from the Office of Metropolitan Impact: Engagement Inventory, Seed Grants and Leadership Academy

4th Biennial UM-Dearborn Engagement Inventory     UM-Dearborn is committed to strongly encouraging deep and rich community relationships. We value staff, faculty and students who are difference makers in our region and beyond. To better understand how university members are engaged in the community, the Business Engagement Center, the Office of more »