Augmented reality, virtual reality, mixed reality. AR, VR, MR.
Today, these are increasingly familiar terms and acronyms as this technology grows more familiar. Once cutting edge and sci-fi, AR/VR/MR — or AVMR — is approaching business-as-usual status.
For Richard Eikstadt, a chance encounter with a classmate during his freshman year of college kick-started his journey in the world of professional sports.
Industry partners invest $11M in second phase of Mcity funding
Four University of Michigan alumni recounted how the university and their social identities shaped their lives, and gave advice to U-M community members advocating for change, during the 2017 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit.
The University of Michigan has made significant strides and achieved crucial accomplishments in the past year toward its goal to enhance diversity, equity and inclusion, U-M leaders announced Wednesday.
The University of Michigan hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking Wednesday to officially launch construction on a new, $10 million William Monroe Trotter Multicultural Center near the heart of Central Campus.
At the same time, a national search for a new Trotter director has been launched.
Stanford University psychology professor Claude M. Steele explained how stereotypes can affect people's lives, and recommended ways to create a successfully diverse community at the 2017 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit on Tuesday.
The University of Michigan's Barger Leadership Institute is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a new commitment from U-M alumnus and retired JetBlue Airways CEO Dave Barger.
The $10 million gift will expand and sustain the institute's ability to develop forward-thinking leaders from LSA.
Award-winning actor, best-selling author and philanthropist Hill Harper will deliver the 32nd annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium keynote memorial lecture in January.
This year's symposium keynote will take place at 10 a.m. Jan. 15 in Hill Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
Speakers of the endangered Andean language Aymara view the future as behind us and the past in front of us.
"It's a whole different way of viewing time," said Sarah Thomason, professor of linguistics in LSA. "If Aymara had died before anyone had noticed this, we would never know that humans might classify time that way."
The university's instructional, research and clinical track faculty are invited to apply for consideration to be a part of the 2018 Michigan Road Scholars Tour, scheduled for April 30-May 4.
The Emmys, Oscars and the MTV Movie awards highlight the best of film during any given year. But who honors the ones that tank?
Bed replacement project underway at Michigan Medicine
The U-M Office of Research is now accepting nominations from across all three campuses for our annual Research Administrator Recognition Award, and for the Research Technical Staff Recognition Award.
The awards honor the service of those staff members who participate in the research process itself.
Surveys measuring the climate related to diversity, equity and inclusion at the University of Michigan show that a majority of the community — 72 percent — is satisfied with the climate on the Ann Arbor campus.
These are exciting times for biomedical research funding, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins told faculty members and students Wednesday at the 2017 MCubed Symposium.
A downward trend in NIH's federal funding that began around 2003 and hit a low point in 2013 has turned around in recent years.
A five-year, $30 million investment into bold research and scholarship from the University of Michigan and its faculty members has tripled into a return of nearly $100 million in follow-on funding.
A new ranking shows the research strength of the University of Michigan in the natural sciences, placing it in the top 10 of American institutions for producing articles in the most selective science publications.
The university placed fourth among publicly funded institutions.
Eleven companies are investing a total of $11 million in the second phase of industry funding for Mcity, the University of Michigan-led, public-private, research-and-development initiative leading the transformation to connected and automated mobility.
The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit will give campus community members the opportunity to learn about the work completed during the past year on both universitywide and unit-based plans to improve diversity, equity and inclusion.