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November 25, 2013

Eight U-M researchers selected as 2013 AAAS fellows

Eight U-M scientists and engineers have been elected 2013 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. U-M researchers were among 388 new fellows announced Monday by AAAS.

November 18, 2013

Project seeks to change how STEM courses are taught

Leaders of a project to transform the teaching of STEM courses — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — in LSA say it will take a culture change from within to accomplish, but they are confident the university is ready for the challenge.

November 11, 2013

Higher ed briefs

News from other Michigan public universities and U-M peer institutions across the nation.

November 7, 2013

U-M hosts Summit on Diversity in Graduate Education

This week’s Summit on Diversity in Graduate Education drew more than 150 scholars and practitioners from across the country, seeking a better understanding of diversity’s role in the academic and social contexts of graduate school, and working to identify ways to effectively enhance and maintain diversity. 

November 4, 2013

U-M aims to offer entrepreneurial education to all undergrads

In an effort to offer formal entrepreneurship education to all U-M undergraduates within the next two years, Provost Martha Pollack has appointed an engineering professor with a proven entrepreneurial track record as a senior adviser.

October 28, 2013

U-M Fulbright recipients

Fulbright U.S. Student grantees

The 2013-2014 U-M Fulbright U.S. Student grantees, degrees*, colleges/schools (and departments), project countries, and projects include:

Ruben Adery, B.A., LSA (Linguistics, Spanish); Brazil; English teaching assistantship.

October 28, 2013

U-M among top schools with students, faculty receiving Fulbrights

Fulbright grants — one of the U.S. government’s most prestigious awards — were given to 33 students from U-M campuses for the 2013-14 academic year, funding their studies, research or teaching overseas for six to 12 months, officials said Monday.

October 17, 2013

School of Information dean and wife pledge $2.5M gift to U-M

School of Information dean Jeffrey MacKie-Mason and his wife, Janet Netz, have committed to a gift of $2.5 million to the school. The gift is among the largest made by a dean at the University of Michigan to his or her school or college.

October 14, 2013

Five nominated for Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell scholarships

The Provost’s Council on Student Honors has nominated five students for the prestigious Rhodes, Marshall and Mitchell scholarships. The students hail from such diverse disciplines as biochemistry, international studies, environmental earth sciences, biopsychology and anthropology.

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