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June 18, 2014

$1.5M grant expands undergraduate research opportunities

More than 3,700 additional U-M undergraduates will get real-world research experience over the next five years through a $1.5 million science, technology, engineering and math education grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

June 17, 2014

Program helps researchers develop tools for using big data

Just as fluency in statistics is considered a fundamental skill in many academic fields, organizers of the interdisciplinary Big Data Summer Camp think the ability to extract and analyze data from the Web soon will be indispensable to researchers across the social sciences.

June 6, 2014

Drug choice to treat blindness could save Medicare billions

If all eye doctors prescribed the less expensive of two drugs to treat two common eye diseases of older adults, taxpayer-funded Medicare plans could save $18 billion over a 10-year period, say researchers at the University of Michigan. 

June 3, 2014

Researchers join forces to study high school dual-credit policy

Researchers at U-M, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Tennessee Department of Education will share in a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to launch a five-year study on the impact of a new dual-credit policy in Tennessee.

June 2, 2014

Colder-than-normal Lake Superior could push up water levels

Surface-water temperatures above the deepest parts of Lake Superior are expected to be at least 6 degrees Fahrenheit colder than normal by August, delaying the onset of the evaporation season and raising water levels at a faster-than-normal clip.

May 16, 2014

Making positive work connections lifts more than mood

Ever feel energized and confident to take on a challenge after an interaction with a co-worker?

That feeling is real, the benefits are real, and companies need to do more to create these high-quality connections, says Jane Dutton, the Robert L. Kahn Distinguished Professor of Business Administration and Psychology.

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