An attractive flower garden sits where vacant houses once stood, replacing blight with beauty for the entire community to enjoy.
Every Wednesday from June to October, Wayne State University students, faculty and nearby residents look out over a sea of fresh produce — ripe tomatoes, fresh berries, greens, carrots, potatoes and melons — grown on…
While thousands of people have exited the city of Detroit, thousands have also stayed. Those who remain often have a strong commitment to bringing the city back to life.
More than a pleasant distraction, music is important to children. Listening to it and creating it makes life richer, and research shows that music benefits child development and academic achievement (Catterall 2014).
Founded in 2012 by WSU medical student Jonathan Wong, Street Medicine Detroit’s mission is to provide high-quality health care to Detroit’s homeless population wherever they are — in shelters and on the streets.
Studies have documented disparities in disease occurrence and health outcomes among non-white and economically disadvantaged populations, including higher death rates from cardiovascular disease and greater incidence of…
For more than 100 years, MSU Extension has been applying cutting-edge research to help better the lives of residents in every corner of Michigan.