The Institute for Research on Women and Gender has awarded seven seed grants for faculty projects on women, gender and sexuality.
The IRWG grants support individual research activities, as well as collaborative projects, such as pilot studies or initial research efforts.
The 2016-17 recipients and their projects are:
Sioban Harlow and Sofia Merajver, both professors in the Medical School and the School of Public Health, will receive the 2017 Sarah Goddard Power Award.
The post-Civil War era was one of rapid social and technological changes, and the University of Michigan during that time was no exception. The last quarter of the 19th century saw U-M expand in size and scope as it embraced scientific research and began its evolution into a contemporary university.
At the first President's Bicentennial Colloquium, U.S. Justice Sonia Sotomayor and German Justice Susanne Baer discussed how respect and compromise can create and strengthen community, stressed the importance of developing diversity in higher education, and urged students to understand the law.
After a long day of work, what is better than coming home to relax and unwind? For Julie DuChateau, it's hitting the gym for a couple dozen pull-ups and a 200-pound-plus deadlift.
Department of Learning Health Sciences helps launch journal
The search for the University of Michigan's next provost and executive vice president for academic affairs is officially underway.
President Mark Schlissel has appointed an 11-member search advisory committee, which he will chair. The executive search firm Korn Ferry has been retained to assist with the search.
The MStaff200 bicentennial event planning committee invites staff members to volunteer by Feb. 28 to share their talents, service interests or photos at the event.
In front of a sold-out Rackham Auditorium, writer and civil rights activist Shaun King took the stage and told the audience he was not there to inspire them.
University of Michigan researchers will use Big Data from social media to gain new insights into economics and the way people communicate about parenting and politics under two recently funded research projects.
Researchers at the University of Michigan will use Big Data and mobile technology to learn how to predict when individuals will get diseases including depression and hepatitis C, and to unlock the potential of single-cell gene sequencing under three recently funded projects.
Matthew VanBesien, president of the New York Philharmonic, will become president of the University Musical Society of the University of Michigan in July.
Nominations are now being accepted for the Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award through March 15.
Established in 1996, the award is named in honor of the School of Social Work dean emeritus and recognizes faculty members whose service contributes to the development of a culturally and ethnically diverse campus community.
Michigan's University Research Corridor was responsible for $2.15 billion in research and development spending in fiscal year 2015, an increase of 53 percent since 2007, according to the 10th Annual Economic Impact & Benchmark Report released Tuesday.
As the University of Michigan begins a yearlong celebration of its bicentennial, it also has concluded a thoughtful, yearlong review of how it would handle requests to reconsider the historical names of buildings on the Ann Arbor campus.
Seven faculty members who have received one of the university's top honors will offer Distinguished University Professor lectures about their work starting Thursday.
Recently appointed DUPs typically offer an inaugural lecture during the first or second full year of their appointments.
Flexible, lightweight and economical with energy: organic light emitting diodes are making it out of the lab and into the marketplace, and Stephen Forrest has been a major driver of that progress.
Michigan League, Union named top picks for weddings
When Ashley Lucas' father was sent to prison, "it was earth-shattering."
What may be the best-kept secret on campus? The University of Michigan runs a farm.
The Campus Farm began in 2012 on a small plot of land near the Project Grow garden at Matthaei Botanical Gardens on Dixboro Road.