ReBUILDetroit (Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity) is an NIH-funded undergraduate program to increase the number of underrepresented students on their pathway to become scientific researchers. The consortium of University of Detroit Mercy, Wayne State University and pipeline partner Henry Ford College, form the ReBUILDetroit Project to fuel the academic renaissance of Detroit by establishing it as the center for biomedical research training for underrepresented undergraduate students. The consortium was awarded a major grant to implement and study innovative approaches to engaging and retaining students from diverse backgrounds in biomedical research.


In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all campus classes have been suspended and have transitioned to online instruction at all principal and affiliate sites. The 2020 Lab Coat Ceremony has been canceled and more information will be forthcoming regarding the Summer Enrichment Program. Each respective university continues to monitor COVID-19. For more information click the links below: