While industrial design is most associated with commercial applications, Bruce and Stephanie Tharp hope their work in discursive design will help develop the field by promoting the ability for products to communicate ideas and engage people in discourse.
UM-Flint veterans program earns grant
Sandra R. Levitsky has been selected to receive this year's Golden Apple Award in recognition of her engaging teaching style and passion for helping students succeed.
President Mark Schlissel told a Washington, D.C., audience Wednesday that the university continues to have a huge impact on the state with its research activity.
Google the words "fake news" and you'll find articles about made-up accounts of the recent school shooting in Florida, new evidence that false stories influenced the last election, and numerous references to the current president's accusations against media.
Online learners may soon have three new University of Michigan master's degree options through a partnership with Coursera — one in the growing field of applied data science, a first-of-its-kind program in public health, and an advanced program in construction engineering and management.
The U-M Library is announcing the opening of the Special Collections Research Center on the sixth floor of the Hatcher Graduate Library.
When Liz Kolb created her first Twitter account in 2006, she admits she didn't know what to do with the platform and left it essentially untouched for a year.
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Even though he studies cuneiform and ancient Mesopotamian culture, Jay Crisostomo advocates for the use of technology in the humanities to aid scholarship.
The obstacles to bringing retail businesses to Detroit's neighborhoods loom large, from dollars to build out shop space to safety issues.
SPH receives $1.3M to study fish processing impact in Ghana
Voices of the Staff, a volunteer-based program that gives staff members a forum for sharing ideas and defining the campus community issues that matter most, is now accepting applications through March 31.
Apply for Voices of the Staff by March 31.
The University of Michigan serves a critical role in the state's success through research that fuels economic growth, top academic programs that prepare the next generation of leaders, and world-class resources — from health care to the arts — that improve the quality of life for those throughout Michigan.
Friday's edition of The University Record email will be the last until March 5, due to the winter vacation.
Major campus developments that occur over the break may be posted to the Record website, but email versions will not be sent.
The University of Michigan is in the top 10 among large colleges and universities that produce Peace Corps volunteers for the 18th consecutive year.
Noted social historian, author and academic leader Earl Lewis will join the faculty as director of the new U-M Center for Social Solutions at the completion of his term as president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in March.
From football players taking a knee during the national anthem to debates over allowing controversial speakers on campuses to the question about rights of immigrant activists, interpretations of the First Amendment right to free speech are front-and-center in many conversations.
University of Michigan faculty scholars received 12 Fulbright grants for the 2017-18 academic year, the most of any research university in the nation.
Time is running out on the decades-old tradition of beginning classes well after the designated start time.
So-called "Michigan time" — the practice of starting classes, meetings and events 10 minutes after the designated start time to allow for travel time across campus — will end May 1 at the start of the spring semester.