Do you know a young professional in metro Detroit with the talent and vision of a future leader? Wayne State University would like you to nominate this person for a 2014-15 Marshall Memorial Fellowship — a three-week opportunity to explore politics, business, innovation and culture in Europe.
A new report, 7.2 Square Miles, documents the changing face of the city’s greater downtown area.
Betsy Berens, 22, is a part of this elite group working to solve problems like how to make fresh food more available to Detroiters and how to retain international students in the city.
It is often said that Detroiters are even more down on their city than some outsiders. City residents who feel that way can learn from a group of 66 finalists in the Challenge Detroit competition.
A couple of dozen recent and about-to-be college graduates got a tour of Detroit and reasons to stay and work here Friday on the third bus tour offered by LiveWorkDetroit, a program of the Michigan Economic Development Corp.
A new effort will be launching soon to put a dent in the “brain drain” out of Metro Detroit.