Grants in Public Scholarship

Arts of Citizenship Grants in Public Scholarship support mutually beneficial projects between Rackham students and a broad spectrum of community partners.

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2015 Summer Fellowships

The Arts of Citizenship Summer Fellows Program is now the Mellon Public Humanities Fellowships and Immersive Experiences. Learn more about these opportunities on the Rackham website.

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Our Mission

Arts of Citizenship helps University of Michigan graduate students develop collaborative projects with community partners that address real-world challenges and enhance students' professional development.

Grants in Public Scholarship

Arts of Citizenship helps University of Michigan graduate students develop the skills needed to address complex social issues though collaborative, mutually-beneficial projects that serve the public good.

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Engaged Pedagogy Initiative

The Engaged Pedagogy Initiative Fellowship is a semester-long community-based learning training program that promotes excellence in undergraduate teaching and graduate student professional development.

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Institute for Social Change

The Institute for Social Change is an interactive seminar exploring the conceptual and practical dimensions of public scholarship.

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Detroit, Michigan, USA
Sensor: L7 ETM+
Acquisition Date: December 11, 2001
Path/Row: 20/30
Lat/Long: 42.330/-83.046

Detroit, Michigan, is commonly referred to as Motor City because of the many automobile manufacturing plants located in the city. It is the largest city in Michigan, with a population approaching one million.

Let The Mapping Begin!

Frank Romo and Trish Koman are collaborators on the Michigan Environmental Mapping Tool, one of five projects supported by the 2015 Arts of Citizenship Grants in Public Scholarship. Frank recently sen…

August 5, 2015 Blog

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Following the Human Narratives

Nick is a second year sociocultural anthropology student researching what happens to vacant and abandoned buildings in Detroit. He asserts, “I want to know what happens when people take them apart; …

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