When 1,300 students and 900 faculty-staff mentors gather Wednesday to show off the work they've been doing together this year, the projects will include research on self-driving cars, police-involved shootings, diagnostics for cancer treatment-related injuries, and a performance piece celebrating U-M's bicentennial by honoring Ann Arbor.
Barry Fishman, known for his gameful learning approach to teaching, has been named Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year by the Michigan Association of State Universities.
As the University of Michigan celebrates its bicentennial year, U-M Library wants to help members of the campus community preserve their own pieces of history for future generations.
While a number of University of Michigan schools, colleges and Student Life units develop and shape their individual diversity, equity and inclusion plans around the expressed needs of their constituents, several other units face unique challenges because of the structure of their work.
A giant Rubik's Cube newly installed on the University of Michigan's North Campus is believed to be the world's largest hand-solvable, stationary version of the famous puzzle.
Nesha Haniff is first and foremost a teacher.
She has educated women in the Caribbean about their bodies, low-literate populations in South Africa, the United States and the Caribbean about HIV, and conducted discussions with schoolgirls in Belleville and Muslim girls at Central Academy in Ann Arbor about gender consciousness.
Peter Ho Davies, professor of English language and literature, and director of the Hopwood Program, LSA, has received the Cleveland Foundation’s annual Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for his work of fiction titled “The Fortunes.” The Anisfield-Wolf Book Award is the only national juried prize for literature that confronts racism and
U-M projects receive NEH funding
For more than two decades, Louise Baldwin has been behind some of the most innovative orientation programs for international students, staff and faculty at the University of Michigan.
Two University of Michigan faculty members — one who specializes in judgment and decision behavior, and another interested in the development of ulcers and gastric cancer — have been selected to join the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
A consortium of Michigan universities and community colleges — including the University of Michigan — has been awarded a five-year, $4.25 million grant by the National Science Foundation to help increase participation and graduation rates among underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering and math fields.
Two University of Michigan projects have received funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Professor and historian Heather Ann Thompson's book "Blood in the the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy" has won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for history.
Ruth Carlos, professor of radiology, will be the vice chair for the University of Michigan's faculty governance system for 2017-18.
Two University of Michigan humanities faculty members are among a distinguished group of 173 scholars, artists and scientists from the United States and Canada to receive 2017 Guggenheim Fellowships.
The University of Michigan's efforts to promote healthy trees and environmental stewardship have earned the Ann Arbor campus recognition as a Tree Campus USA institution for the ninth consecutive year.
The element mercury has long held a fascination for people.
As the only metal that is liquid at room temperature, "quicksilver" was the star of medieval alchemy, and in recent times has been used in everything from thermometers to batteries, electrical switches, lightbulbs and dental fillings.
For the third year in a row, a University of Michigan student was named to the prestigious Luce Scholarship Program. Law School student Varun Aery joins 17 other scholars from across the country to receive the fellowship for 2017-18.
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