What you need to know
- Apple has opened its new Apple Developer Academy in Detroit.
- The academy was launched in partnership with Michigan State University.
Today, Apple announced (opens in new tab) that it has officially opened its new Apple Developer Academy in Detroit. The new academy was launched in partnership with Michigan State University and is one of the company's goals as part of its Racial Equity and Justice Initiative.
Lisa Jackson, Apple's vice president of Environment, Policy, and Social Initiatives, said that the academy is "the first of its kind in the US."
Sarah Gretter, Michigan State University's lead of the Detroit Apple Developer Academy, is excited to see graduates of the academy start" a new business, creating a new app, or developing marketable new skills."
You can learn more about the new developer academy in Apple's press release (opens in new tab).
Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.
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