Center for Academic Innovation

  1. October 25, 2021

    Academic Innovation seeks proposals to address global challenges

    The Center for Academic Innovation is accepting proposals for online courses and series that address the fundamental global challenges facing an increasingly interconnected world.

  2. October 25, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  3. October 20, 2021

    Research initiative to spur collaboration on societal challenges

    A new research initiative from the Office of the Vice President for Research will integrate social and technical sciences from across U-M to address societal challenges that intersect equity, health, infrastructure and sustainability.

  4. September 29, 2021

    XR technology ‘brings’ conference goers to iconic U-M space

    As the Center for Academic Innovation prepared for its first annual XR Summit, organizer Jeremy Nelson had an idea: create a virtual representation of the Diag for people to meet, using the technology that was the focus of the event.

  5. September 22, 2021

    Rachel Niemer to direct Women in Science and Engineering

    Rachel Niemer, director of outreach and access in the Center of Academic Innovation, has been appointed the new managing director of the Women in Science and Engineering program.

  6. September 9, 2021

    Center for Academic Innovation names Faculty Innovators in Residence

    Rajesh Mangrulkar and Elisabeth Gerber are joining the Center for Academic Innovation as CAI Faculty Innovators in Residence, working with CAI experts and with faculty partners committed to innovating education.

  7. August 11, 2021

    U-M partners with Noodle in launch of lifelong learning platform

    U-M is among the university partners joining Noodle, the country’s fastest growing online higher education network, as it announces the launch of a platform to help universities meet the rising student demand for online lifelong learning.

  8. April 12, 2021

    Anti-racism design challenge promotes creativity, collaboration

    More than 60 students from the Ann Arbor campus and UM-Dearborn participated in a design challenge to reimagine a world — and campus — that is more diverse, equitable and inclusive.

  9. March 29, 2021

    XR @ Michigan 2021 Summit to focus on extended-reality issues

    The XR @ Michigan 2021 Summit will bring a virtual audience from all around the world onto a virtual events platform to hear about and discuss the potential and challenges of extended reality.

  10. March 15, 2021

    New schedule-building tool takes student-centric approach

    Schedule Builder, developed by the Center for Academic Innovation, is a new schedule-building tool that promises to make it easier for students to connect with the classes they want.