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- What's it like to spend a week in the life of a fall SiD student?
- "The Number One Thing Every Detroiter Must Do (Or, a History of Detroit)"
- Leaders and Best? Questioning the UM “Detroit Center for Innovation”
- A week in the life of a SiD student - spring/summer edition!
- Student Perspective: Choosing a Fall Semester in Detroit
- Beyond Land Acknowledgements
- Detroiters Speak Debut at the New General Baker Institute
- Welcome, Kim Sherobbi - New SiD Community Advisor
- Five Reasons to Do Semester in Detroit in the Fall
- Attention Community Partners: SiD Spring Program Cancelled
- What's Next for Detroiters Speak?
- With Solidarity from Semester in Detroit
- Looking for some remote engagement with Detroit this spring semester?
- Wrapping Up Spring Courses
- Coming this Fall: Semester in Detroit - The Hybrid Edition
- Congratulations, Student Recruitment Team Grads!
- Movement for Black Lives: Reflections, Statements, and Resources
- U-M in the Era of Black Lives Matter & Mass Incarceration
- Congrats Jaylah Davis - 4th Annual Recipient of the General Baker Scholarship!
- SiD Fall 2020 Goes Virtual (Join the club!)
- Alumni Perspective: Ali Elatrache
- Reflections on Voter Outreach with Frontline Detroit
- Alumni Perspective: Natalie Suh
- Faculty Contribution: "Heart Sutra"
- Alumni Perspective: Hannah Myers
- Wrapping up Fall 2020 with the Core Four
- Special Election Year Interview w/ Taylor-Ryan Nedd, SiD 2015 Alumna
- Spend Fall in Detroit!
- Welcome Our Spring/Summer 2021 Cohort!
- SiD Moves Around Detroit
- SiD Welcomes Jamon Jordan to Faculty
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Many people know that Semester in Detroit (SiD) is a transformative urban studies theory-meets-practice immersion in which students take classes in Detroit about Detroit while interning with a community organization and living in the Cass Corridor.
But how else do students engage and experience Detroit? What do students do for fun?
In the initial weeks of the program, students have dinners at the Detroit homes of program faculty, go bowling with SiD alumni who live and/or work in Detroit, eat lots of goodies from Avalon Bakery, and meet many friends of the program. Each week, students are provided with a carefully curated list of recommended events and activities, most of which are free or low-cost. Moreover, thanks to a generous donor, each SiD student in our fall program (sorry spring students!) has free access to up to five ticketed events in Detroit during the semester. Students can go to orchestral performances, operas, rock concerts, broadway musicals, special exhibits at the DIA, and much more. Just last fall, students saw Something Rotten at the Fisher Theatre and John Legend at the Fox Theatre. In Detroit the possibilities are endless!
Do you really need any more reasons to apply for the fall Semester in Detroit Program?
The priority deadline is February 28, 2019; and the final deadline to apply is March 31, 2019.