"What would it take for every student at the University of Michigan to have a high-impact engaged learning experience?" That's approximately 7,000 experiences a year for undergraduates, using current enrollment trends.
"What if a common element of the Wolverine Experience was not just a seat in the northwest corner of the Big House?"
To keep the momentum going beyond the Third Century Initiative — which officially ends with U-M's Bicentennial in 2017 — the university is offering Transforming Learning for the Third Century-Networks for Engaged Teaching funds of up to $1,000.
The University of Michigan is launching three new certificate programs on the online edX platform that are designed to help global lifelong learners keep pace with their careers and prepare for the rigor of academic programs at the university.
The ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award recipients are:
A second city in Michigan will work with students in the School of Information to identify ways to use technology to foster citizen engagement.
Who doesn't love a good game?
Whether it's an innocent round of hide-and-seek, an immersive video game or a competitive card game, we all enjoy a challenge.
A student taking a large course load next semester wants to know how much work will be involved with the classes she tentatively has mapped out.
Another wonders if other students have found a certain course helpful for the major he intends to pursue.
It was a slightly bizarre scene. On a recent Thursday, students stood facing — and talking engagingly to — the blank wall in classroom 2011 in the Modern Languages Building.
The University of Michigan Office of Digital Education & Innovation will launch its first four courses on the edX platform, beginning in April.
U-M, one of the first universities to offer free massive open online courses (MOOCs), became a charter member of edX in October.
A "me-search" lab for University of Michigan biology undergraduates gives students a close look at what might be the most compelling study subject of all: themselves.
The University of Michigan officially launched its Wolverine Pathways program with a kickoff event at the Michigan Union on Feb. 27, welcoming nearly 200 students from the Ypsilanti and Southfield school districts and close to 300 parents.
Back when Peter Sparling began dancing 46 years ago, the concept of creating and performing across media wasn't widely accepted or practiced.
He began to challenge this notion as a young violin student at Interlochen Arts Academy, when he decided to take a dance class during his sophomore year.
The University of Michigan's offices of the president and the provost have designated $90,000 to the African Studies Center for its U-M African Presidential Scholars (UMAPS) program in support of rising Ethiopian academics.
TeachingWorks, a national organization based at the School of Education dedicated to improving professional preparation for teaching, has received a $6.8 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to establish a Teacher Preparation Transformation Center.
The university has awarded $5 million to three projects designed to transform the educational experience for U-M students, and has created a new program that encourages faculty to form networks around engaged learning.
An innovative community-campus partnership will provide School of Information students with access to a unique new space in which to develop tool and craft skills, learn how to mentor children, encourage creativity, and tinker with new technology and new materials.
The Sweetland Writing Center and Department of Chemistry are partnering on a five-year, $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to implement writing-to-learn strategies for science, technology, engineering and mathematics students.
Humanities faculty at the University of Michigan will be given the resources to experiment with a collaborative, team-based approach under a new initiative launched by the Office of the Provost.
The University of Michigan should strive to become a magnet for the best biosciences faculty, postdoctoral researchers and students in the world, according to a faculty panel convened by President Mark Schlissel.
Jeffrey Veidlinger, Joseph Brodsky Collegiate Professor of History and Judaic Studies, has been named director of the Jean and Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies.
Veidlinger will succeed Deborah Dash Moore, the Frankel Center's director for the past decade.