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November 17, 2014

Digital Education and Innovation leaders address office goals

The Office of the Provost announced a new Office of Digital Education and Innovation at the beginning of the academic year, saying it was created to "bolster personalized, engaged and lifelong learning by helping faculty explore creative ways to use technology and digital programs."

October 30, 2014

STEM education reform a long-distance endeavor, not a sprint

Changing the face of STEM teaching at U-M will be a continuous journey, but it will alter "the relationship with students in important, fundamental ways," the keynote speaker at the October Provost’s Seminar on Teaching told a group of faculty Wednesday.

October 21, 2014

New course promotes breaking down silos to optimize patient care

Health professions schools at U-M are taking a unique approach to educating future clinicians. The schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Social Work, and College of Pharmacy are launching an innovative course titled Team-Based Clinical Decision Making.

September 15, 2014

Students get up-close, hands-on look at history

The students were like detectives, lining both sides of a narrow room in the basement of the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, gloves on, gingerly examining ancient objects.

September 2, 2014

Symposium: Sustaining the biomedical research enterprise

Inauguration day will begin with a symposium marking what is being described as one of the most hopeful and exciting times in biomedical discovery, with advanced technologies yielding deep and productive insight into human health and disease.

August 28, 2014

Och gift impacts students at Ross School of Business, Athletics

The University of Michigan on Thursday announced the creation of the Och Initiative for Women in Finance in the Stephen M. Ross School of Business.

The initiative is made possible through a significant gift by Jane C. and Daniel S. Och of Scarsdale, New York, through the Jane and Daniel Och Family Foundation.

August 11, 2014

Common Reading Experience inspires engineering students, faculty

From the Diag to Pierpont Commons, Michigan Engineering has installed a series of posters featuring the cover of a book, "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind."

The posters ask engineers across campus one very important question: "What chapter are you on?"

July 14, 2014

New NCID fellows advance diversity scholarship

How are the monsters and mysteries of the U.S.-Mexico border and cultural influences on student learning and cognition related? They are the research areas of the 2014-15 National Center for Institutional Diversity's postdoctoral fellows, William Calvos-Quirόs and Wanda Casillas.

June 18, 2014

$1.5M grant expands undergraduate research opportunities

More than 3,700 additional U-M undergraduates will get real-world research experience over the next five years through a $1.5 million science, technology, engineering and math education grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

June 17, 2014

Program helps researchers develop tools for using big data

Just as fluency in statistics is considered a fundamental skill in many academic fields, organizers of the interdisciplinary Big Data Summer Camp think the ability to extract and analyze data from the Web soon will be indispensable to researchers across the social sciences.

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