um3detroit is an interdisciplinary gathering that brings together U-M's three campuses along with Detroit community partners to share and strengthen our connections to Detroit and each other. Through a focus on engaged research, scholarship, and learning, participants will gain new knowledge and share innovations in a dynamic atmosphere brimming with creativity and collaborative spirit. This year's event will emphasize action-based research and community-academic partnerships, as well as foster dialogue around some of the most complex issues facing Southeastern Michigan today.
DNEP program manager Justin Erickson will facilitate a discussion about alternative economic models with Meghan Sobocienski, Director of Grace in Action Collectives during the world cafe
The symposium will feature keynote addresses from U-M President Mark Schlissel, Wendy Jackson of the Kresge Foundation, Mayor Mike Duggan, and Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist; lightning talks highlighting U-M's innovative and collaborative work in Detroit; inspiring community spotlights; and interactive Detroit engagement exhibits.
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