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June 23, 2014

U-M names Jones Luong director of International Institute

LSA Interim Dean Susan Gelman has named Pauline Jones Luong as director of the International Institute. She will serve a three-year term, effective July 1.

"I am honored and excited to lead the International Institute," said Jones Luong, professor of political science.

April 22, 2014

Global Information Engagement scholars prepare for India projects

Nineteen U-M students will travel to locations in India in May to work with farmers, community leaders, lawyers, nonprofits and other civic-minded organizations to tackle information challenges and implement solutions designed to have high social-impact value and wide-ranging applications.

March 17, 2014

2014 Wallenberg Fellow to study tuberculosis in Peru

The $25,000 Raoul Wallenberg Fellowship Award for 2014 has been presented to LSA senior Lily Bonadonna, to study the social causes of tuberculosis prevalence in Lima, Peru. President Mary Sue Coleman announced Bonadonna's selection for the second annual award at the Honors Convocation on Sunday.

February 11, 2014

U-M among nation's top schools for Peace Corps volunteers

The University of Michigan ranked fifth nationally among the top volunteer-producing large universities for the Peace Corps, with 81 graduates — such as Marissa Falk, who is in Cameroon — currently serving in the agency.

February 4, 2014

$1.3M grant to aid architecture and humanities research

The Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning and LSA have been awarded $1.3 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a major initiative on the synergies between humanities research and the design of cities.

January 28, 2014

U-M announces virtual collaboration in Islamic studies

The U-M International Institute and the Committee on Institutional Cooperation announce the establishment of the Islamic Studies Virtual Curriculum, funded by a $3 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

January 27, 2014

Q and A: A conversation about the Joint Institute

James Holloway, vice provost for global and engaged education, and Jun Ni, dean of the Joint Institute, discuss the past, present and future of U-M's partnership with Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

November 11, 2013

Don’t miss

The Confucius Institute and Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, both at the University of Michigan, host the art exhibition “Chinese Now: Contemporary Portraits” presented by 31 faculty members from the School of Arts, Renmin University of China.

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