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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.

March 24, 2014

Multilingual volunteers sought to translate for a good cause

What happens when you put a group of people proficient in more than one language into one space over an entire weekend? You get a lot of material translated for good causes, and participants having fun as they work to make messages more accessible. 

March 20, 2014

U-M seen as a national leader in doctoral education

Ongoing efforts to strengthen academic quality and student experiences across the university are leading to increased degree completion rates and successful career placement for U-M Ph.D. graduates.  

March 11, 2014

U-M makes strong showing in U.S. News grad school rankings

Note: This article has been updated with additional specialty rankings.

The university continues to demonstrate its leadership in higher education with a strong showing in U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings of the nation's best graduate schools.

March 5, 2014

School of Dentistry receives $2M grant for special care clinic

The School of Dentistry will create a clinic where practitioners from multiple disciplines provide special needs patients with dental and health care services in the same facility, thanks to a $2 million gift from the Delta Dental Foundation.

February 11, 2014

LSA launches new program in cognitive science

How do the brain and mind work? What is the relation between the mental and the physical? Are the mind and brain forms of computers? What are language, thought, choice, learning, emotion and motivation? How do they work, in humans, other organisms and machines?

February 10, 2014

'Fathoming Consciousness' explores shared human experience

The profound subjective experience shared by all humankind called consciousness is the focus of “Fathoming Consciousness,” a free symposium for the academic community and the public from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday in the fourth floor auditorium of the Rackham Building.

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