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September 23, 2015

Former Ethiopia hospital CEO to lead global women's health center

While an obstetrics and gynecology resident in Ethiopia, Dr. Lia Tadesse saw too many women suffer and die simply because they didn't have access to proper care. She vowed she'd pursue a path in ob-gyn to help prevent such deaths in her home country.

May 27, 2015

China partnership expands with new Ross master's program

The University of Michigan is expanding its biggest international partnership, launching a new program for engineering students in China who want to earn a Master of Management degree at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business.

March 5, 2015

U-M gift establishes world's first endowed chair of Thai Buddhism

The university has received a gift of $2 million to establish the Thai Professorship of Theravada Buddhism, which will further enhance one of the largest Buddhist studies programs in North America.

This professorship, dedicated to the Thai tradition of Theravada Buddhism, is believed to be the first such chair in the world.

February 12, 2015

U-M Fulbright recipients

Fulbright U.S. Scholar grantees

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

February 9, 2015

Sustainability crucial for generations to come, coordinator says

For Sudhakar Reddy, volunteering is more than a passion: it’s central to his philosophy of sustainability.

"In Indian philosophy, after age 50, it’s important to be giving back to your family, friends and society, and those who are deserving. And how do you give back to them? You have to get involved. This is a sustainable approach."

February 2, 2015

MHIRT celebrates 20th anniversary aiding health disparities groups

Camels and horses run free on the plains of Umnugobi province, Mongolia. That's where graduate student Elise Tolbert learned to tolerate the dust and air pollution, as she asked people to join her research study to assess arsenic and uranium exposure in their drinking water.

January 19, 2015

U-M Solar Car Team wins Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge

An atypical U-M solar car squad raced in the inaugural Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge in typical U-M solar car fashion: finishing on top.

The Solar Car Team, composed of U-M alumni and students, partnered with students from the University of Abu Dhabi to race its championship car, Quantum, against 15 teams from six continents.

January 19, 2015

President Schlissel plans trip to China this summer

President Mark Schlissel will travel to China July 5-11 to continue to build relationships with the leaders of Chinese partner institutions and strengthen relations with international alumni.

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