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March 21, 2019

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March 11, 2019

U-M part of network to build public interest technology field

The University of Michigan has joined the Public Interest Technology University Network, a new partnership of 21 colleges and universities dedicated to building the nascent field of public interest technology and growing a new generation of civic-minded technologists.

February 19, 2019

Three U-M researchers chosen for Sloan Foundation fellowships

Three University of Michigan researchers, whose fields include computer science, chemistry and neuroscience, have been named 2019 Sloan Research Fellows, a group of 126 early-career scholars recognized by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

February 12, 2019

Three from U-M inducted into National Academy of Engineering

Three University of Michigan engineering professors have been inducted into the National Academy of Engineering, one of the profession’s highest honors.

They are among the 86 U.S. and 14 foreign members announced this month, and bring the total NAE membership at U-M to 33.

The new U-M members are:

February 8, 2019

How air conditioners could advance a renewable power grid

More strategic control of air conditioners could improve the overall efficiency and reliability of the power grid and make it easier to transition to renewable energy, and that’s the goal of a $2.9 million grant University of Michigan researchers have received from the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy.

January 24, 2019

U-M leading $25M program to advance nuclear nonproliferation

Advancing technologies to identify bomb-making nuclear materials, ferret out secret nuclear weapons facilities and detect nuclear detonations anywhere in the world is the aim of a new $25 million program led by the University of Michigan and funded by the Nuclear National Security Administration.

January 18, 2019

Lori, Mihalcea to receive AWC's Goddard Power, Dumas awards

Professors Jody R. Lori of the School of Nursing and Rada Mihalcea of the College of Engineering will receive the 2019 Sarah Goddard Power Award, and the School of Nursing will be recognized with the Rhetaugh G. Dumas Progress in Diversifying Award by the Academic Women's Caucus.

December 11, 2018

Nine U-M students, faculty member attending U.N. climate summit

Nine University of Michigan students and a faculty member are attending this month’s COP 24 summit in Katowice, Poland, where envoys from nearly 200 countries have gathered to discuss and coordinate the fight against climate change.

October 31, 2018

U-M part of $6.8M initiative to enable American laser renaissance

In an effort to improve American competitiveness in high-intensity laser research, the U.S. Department of Energy has established LaserNetUS, a $6.8 million initiative that involves the University of Michigan — one of the field’s pioneers.

September 4, 2018

A roundup of U-M construction sites across campus

From exploring the uncharted frontier of robotics to giving liberal arts students a way to connect their studies to their goals, the University of Michigan’s current slate of construction and renovation projects will provide faculty, staff and students new spaces to become the leaders and best.

September 4, 2018

Meet some of U-M’s new faculty faces

The following profiles represent some of the newest additions to the University of Michigan faculty. The University Record will continue to highlight new faculty members from across campus throughout the semester.

June 25, 2018

U-M researchers create world’s smallest ‘computer’

IBM’s announcement that it had produced the world’s smallest computer back in March raised a few eyebrows at the University of Michigan, home of the previous champion of tiny computing.

Now, the Michigan team has gone even smaller, with a device that measures just 0.3 mm to a side — dwarfed by a grain of rice.

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