African Studies Center (ASC)
The II, ASC, and Rackham Graduate School have awarded grants and fellowships to 130 students
Howard Stein, ASC affiliate and professor of epidemiology and Afroamerican and African studies, was quoted in an article about how Kenya can invigorate its manufacturing sector.
July 2016, African Business Magazine (pages 69-70), “How can Kenya invigorate manufacturing?"
The African Studies Center (ASC) at the University of Michigan
provides strategic guidance and coordination for Africa-related education, research, and training activities on campus, and promotes opportunities for collaboration with African partners on the continent.
Founded in 2008, the center serves as a conduit for the university’s many Africa initiatives in the sciences, arts, humanities, social sciences, engineering, and medicine.
Funded by the Office of the President, these intiatives are African Heritage (AHI); African Social Research (ASRI); Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM-Africa); and U-M African Presidential Scholars (UMAPS) Program.