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Global Engagement

December 9, 2016

New award to recognize international work of faculty, staff

Every year, thousands of University of Michigan students travel the world to gain international experience and understanding through study abroad, internships and service learning opportunities. And every year, U-M receives hundreds of foreign students and faculty who enrich the campus community.

November 16, 2016

U-M to establish new partnerships with Chinese institutions

In efforts to solve pressing global issues such as clean and safe water and next-generation transportation as the world's population grows, University of Michigan leaders are entering into several agreements with Chinese institutions.

November 14, 2016

U-M tops the Big Ten in students studying overseas

The University of Michigan has the most students studying abroad among the Big Ten universities and is fifth in the nation among higher education institutions, according to a new report.

November 14, 2016

International Education Week celebrates benefits of global study

Double majoring in international and Latin American and Caribbean studies, Ozema Braddock has a lot to celebrate during International Education Week 2016.

A first-generation college student from a single parent home, she took three courses abroad and has been to Argentina, Brazil and Chile — one trip per school year.

October 15, 2016

$27M investment to globalize driverless vehicle research

A $27 million investment from a Chinese firm will strengthen the efforts of the University of Michigan, along with industry and government partners, to advance autonomous, connected vehicles and robotic technologies for a safer and more sustainable future around the world.

July 21, 2016

International Institute named an instructional unit

The University of Michigan International Institute has been named an instructional unit, allowing it to work with departments to establish joint appointments with part-time effort from existing and new faculty.

April 27, 2016

Ford School partners with business school in Latin America

The University of Michigan will launch a new partnership that enables Master of Business Administration students from one of Latin America's top business schools to earn a Master of Public Administration degree at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

February 22, 2016

Fulbright Scholar grantees

Disciplines within quotation marks are the Fulbright specialization categories in which the award was made.

January 18, 2016

New International Center director lauded as a strong leader

Judith Pennywell's curiosity and interest in learning about world cultures and international languages began in grade school.

Now in her second week as the new director of the University of Michigan's International Center, she feels she's in the right place at the right time.

November 16, 2015

U-M reports 15 percent increase in students studying overseas

For the second straight year, the number of University of Michigan students studying abroad increased by 15 percent, placing U-M fifth in the nation among higher education institutions with the most students overseas, a report said Monday.

October 23, 2015

Francis Medal awarded to founder of anti-poverty agency BRAC

The University of Michigan will award the Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Public Health to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder and chairperson of BRAC — a Bangladesh-based development organization that works to alleviate poverty by empowering the poor.

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