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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.

February 5, 2014

U-M to join national effort to train 100,000 STEM teachers by 2021

The School of Education's LessonSketch online platform and TeachingWorks organization have been invited to join 100Kin10, a multisector network responding to the national imperative to train 100,000 science, technology, engineering and math teachers by 2021.

February 4, 2014

Lecture to focus on design science for a designed world

The world we live in today is one we've designed piece by piece. But we might not often wonder about the past and future of those designs — how they moved from idea to reality and what effects they have on our society.

January 28, 2014

U-M announces virtual collaboration in Islamic studies

The U-M International Institute and the Committee on Institutional Cooperation announce the establishment of the Islamic Studies Virtual Curriculum, funded by a $3 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

January 23, 2014

Russel lecturer Ulaby to discuss research, teaching on Feb. 4

He found a way to map from a space-based radar the carbon that’s trapped in our planet’s forests. And he makes a point to meet with every one of the nearly 200 students in his entry-level engineering courses each semester.

January 15, 2014

Gift to help Community College Summer Program double enrollment

For more than 25 years, the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program in LSA has offered students a chance to participate in high-level research early in their academic careers.

Since 1988 more than 10,000 first and second-year students have worked on research projects with faculty and research scientists across campus.

January 15, 2014

Grant to help Community College Summer Program double enrollment

For more than 25 years, the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program in LSA has offered students a chance to participate in high-level research early in their academic careers.

Since 1988 more than 10,000 first and second-year students have worked on research projects with faculty and research scientists across campus.

January 13, 2014

Jackson to discuss tumor angiogenesis at Marjorie Lee Browne Colloquium

Motility — random, directed and collective — is a fundamental property of cells. Unfortunately, this same process of cell motion that is an integral part of physical development can become deadly when deregulated, said Trachette Jackson, professor of mathematics, LSA, and cancer researcher.

December 5, 2013

Lesson Builder offers new way for faculty to use CTools

The ITS CTools Team has introduced a new way for faculty to build, manage and use course sites. The feature, called Lesson Builder, provides sequencing capabilities that allow instructors to create sites with easy-to-follow navigation and instructions for students.

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