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2021 Student-Led, Faculty-Guided Projects
5 of REI's 2021 Student-Led, Faculty-Guided (SLFG) projects are complete and one is continuing! To learn about the 6 projects, click the image above or the button below.
Save the Date - 2021 Innovate Michigan! Summit
The annual REI Innovate Michigan! Summit will be held online Thursday, September 2nd, and Friday, September 3rd via Zoom with an in-person reception. The Innovate Michigan! Summit features presentations on innovative economic development tools, models, programs, and policies from around the state.

To learn more about the event, or to read the project series, click the image above or the button below!
Two-Part Resilience Webinar Series with Dr. Jenny Hodbod 
The latest two-part 'Resilience' webinar series has been uploaded to REI's webinar series page. To learn more about the concept of resilience and how it can be applied to various issues that our communities and systems face today, check out the Webinar!

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Apply for CERI
The first year of REI's Comprehensive Economic Recovery Initiative (CERI) brought many great projects!
As the first year of CERI is soon ending, the second year (starting June 2021) brings plenty of more opportunities to fund more innovative projects and ideas to help communities in Michigan thrive.

Interested in starting a project? Learn more and pre-apply for CERI today by clicking the image above or the button below. 
Personal Finance with Matthew Roling
In this webinar, REI Research Assistant, Salena Thompson, interviews Matthew Roling; the executive director of the Office of Business Innovation at Wayne State University. This interview covers personal finance and Roling's 2020 SLFG project, "Wayne State University Financial Capability Pilot."

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Suggest an Idea to REI
IREI funds several types of projects and programs every year, including Student-Led, Faculty-Guided projects, Co-Learning Plans, and Innovation Fellows.

If you want to learn more about how to get involved with REI or suggest an idea for 2022 Co-Learning Plans, click on the image above or the button below!
CCED's Graduating Seniors!
REI wants to congratulate the 2021 CCED graduates - Danielle Contorer (bottom right), Blake Dunning (bottom left), Kisanet Gebresilase (top right), Sydney Jackson (bottom middle), and Sean Reid-Sanders (top left)!

We wish these graduates the best as they pursue their future careers.