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News from the Office of Metropolitan Impact: 2017 seed grants, Engagement Day and Leadership Academy

2017 Seed Grants The Office of Metropolitan Impact is excited to announce the 2017 application period for seed grants will open soon. Faculty can apply for seed grants Wednesday, February 15, through Wednesday, March 15. There are two programs this year: Community-Based Research seed grants as well as Community-Based Engagement more »

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 »