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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.

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.

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