U-M School of Information students develop information tools for Ferndale

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Category: Community Engagement, Education

Following a successful three-year partnership with the city of Jackson, U-M’s School of Information Citizen Interaction Design program moved in fall 2016 to Ferndale.

Citizen Interaction Design is a novel approach to learning that partners local governments with U-M student teams. Together, the goal is to develop new information tools that help foster citizen engagement.

Working with city officials, the students tackled four urban challenges: Ferndale Moves, Leaf Collection, Rat Chat and Recycling.

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