Two University of Michigan researchers have been named 2017 MacArthur Fellows.
Anthropologist Jason De León and historian Derek Peterson will each receive a $625,000 stipend to be used however they see fit over a period of five years. Both are at LSA.
The University of Michigan this week began a new online log to share information about each incident of bias reported to the university's Bias Response Team.
The U-M Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships have nominated three recent alumni and one current senior for the Rhodes and Marshall scholarships, two of the world's most prestigious graduate fellowships.
The Matthaei Botanical Gardens Trail, a paved, 2-mile hiking and biking path connecting the botanical gardens with a network of trail systems throughout the area, opens to the public Saturday.
The University of Michigan has opened a First-Generation Student Gateway to serve as a central hub of information and support for students who are the first in their families to pursue a bachelor's degree.
The National Center for Institutional Diversity is accepting proposals for its new Pop-Up Research and Scholarship Grants program.
Pop-Up Grants encourage scholar public engagement by providing support for diversity scholars to actively and quickly engage with current campus and social issues.
The annual U-M United Way campaign will begin Oct. 9, with a special goal of raising $1.817 million.
The goal was selected to honor University of Michigan's founding in 1817 and to inspire the U-M community to a higher level of support for the work the United Way and area agencies are doing in the community.
First round of IP-X pilot grants announced
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In a bullet-shaped car powered by the sun, the nation's top solar car team from the University of Michigan will soon race across Australia in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.
The University of Michigan and the Mackinac Center for Public Policy have reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed in March alleging that the university violated Michigan's Freedom of Information Act.
Renowned climate scientist Michael E. Mann took on those who deny climate change and highlighted the importance of acting to combat this environmental threat during Tuesday's University Senate Davis, Markert, Nickerson Lecture on Academic and Intellectual Freedom.
Whether it is in areas of sustainability or diversity, new medical frontiers or the fight against poverty, informing public policy or standing up to bigotry, the University of Michigan has made — and must continue to make —strong, positive impacts on society, President Mark Schlissel said Tuesday.
The university has launched a new initiative to harness campuswide research aimed at finding personalized solutions to improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities.
The University of Michigan is taking steps to expand how its faculty members engage with the public to influence federal, state and local policy, and how they share their knowledge about important issues with those outside the academic world.
A team of researchers, including a University of Michigan assistant professor, is trying to save their work with monkeys on a remote island that was badly damaged by Hurricane Maria.
Several drop-off locations have been set up across the University of Michigan campus to gather supplies for those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
Unless otherwise specified, the drop-off sites will be open until Oct. 12 for supplies. The locations and times for drop-off are:
The ADVANCE Program at the University of Michigan will launch its fourth campuswide survey of tenured instructional-, research- and clinical-track faculty during the first week of October.
Provost Martin A. Philbert has appointed an advisory committee in the search for a new dean of the School of Music, Theatre & Dance. The search process is underway.
Jamie Moshin's work focuses on rhetorical analysis of a variety of media, from humorous memorializations of the Holocaust, to Jewish Americans performing hip-hop and reggae.