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October 23, 2017


June 16, 2014

LSA and Engineering announce major national scholarship winners

LSA and the College of Engineering have announced the winners in three major national scholarship competitions.

Aaron Priluck, a junior in chemical engineering, and Joseph Richey, a sophomore in mathematics, won Goldwater Scholarships.

Priluck and Nirbhay Jain, a junior in chemistry, won 2014 Astronaut Scholarships.

June 11, 2014

University part of consortium to strengthen digital education

The University of Michigan and three other major U.S. research universities have formed a technology consortium to improve the way in which educational content is shared across universities and ultimately delivered to students.

June 3, 2014

Frankel Institute announces new cohort of 14 fellows for 2014-15

Biblical sacrifices, European imperial borderlands, Roman architecture, and Iberian Conversos. Those are a few of the topics the 14 fellows at U-M's Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies will research in 2014-15, when they gather around the theme of "Jews and Empires."

April 28, 2014

Uncovering Siberian mammoth bones outside the comfort zone

Senior Chris Whalen had already decided to pursue a career in paleontology but wasn't sure how he would handle long stretches of fieldwork in remote locations.

So he tested his limits by spending a month in Siberia with his professor and several other U-M students, searching for woolly mammoth bones on the windswept tundra.

April 22, 2014

Global Information Engagement scholars prepare for India projects

Nineteen U-M students will travel to locations in India in May to work with farmers, community leaders, lawyers, nonprofits and other civic-minded organizations to tackle information challenges and implement solutions designed to have high social-impact value and wide-ranging applications.

April 14, 2014

Event draws volunteers eager to translate for a purpose

Three students working on a campus welcome brochure had to stop for a brief discussion about how to translate the organization's name into Mandarin.

The Spectrum Center's literature says the group works to promote inclusion on campus, with particular emphasis on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.

April 8, 2014

AMA conference shines spotlight on Medical School education

Ann Arbor became the epicenter for innovation in medical education Monday, when dozens of leaders from top medical schools around the country, and from the American Medical Association, joined U-M's own medical education leaders for a unique conference.

March 27, 2014

Sociology offers new minor in law, justice and social change

The Department of Sociology is offering a new minor in law, justice and social change for the fall 2014 semester. The minor will serve students interested in careers in law, policy, criminal justice, or grassroots social change, and students who want to have a deeper understanding of law and society.


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