April 23, 2018
February 19, 2018
University of Michigan faculty scholars received 12 Fulbright grants for the 2017-18 academic year, the most of any research university in the nation.
April 10, 2017
For the third year in a row, a University of Michigan student was named to the prestigious Luce Scholarship Program. Law School student Varun Aery joins 17 other scholars from across the country to receive the fellowship for 2017-18.
January 9, 2017
Leading graphic historical novelist Joe Sacco will chronicle how and why he uses the graphic novel format to catalyze social justice and human rights struggles in the U.S. and around the world.
September 19, 2016
The International Institute at the University of Michigan presented the Enterprise Fund award to five faculty-generated proposals aimed at interdisciplinary and cross-regional collaborations.
July 21, 2016
The University of Michigan International Institute has been named an instructional unit, allowing it to work with departments to establish joint appointments with part-time effort from existing and new faculty.
April 28, 2015
The University of Michigan International Institute has awarded a total of $150,000 to 52 U-M students through its Individual Fellowships program. Students will travel abroad between May 2015 and May 2016 to conduct research or intern in 39 countries.
February 24, 2015
The International Institute will host Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jody Williams and Perseus Strategies Managing Director Jared Genser at a Human Rights Initiative panel discussion on March 17.
November 18, 2014
Four doctoral students have received U.S. Department of Education Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad grants totaling $112,539 for research in modern foreign languages and area studies abroad for the 2014-15 academic year, the International Institute has announced.
October 8, 2014
The International Institute will receive more than $11 million from the U.S. Department of Education through its competitive Title VI program.
June 23, 2014
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.
May 15, 2014
Investor Richard Rogel had never traveled to China until he met Kenneth Lieberthal, one of the world’s most-respected Sinologists and professor emeritus at the University of Michigan.
January 28, 2014
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 16, 2014
LSA and the International Institute have formally approved the establishment of the Copernicus Program in Polish Studies.
October 14, 2013
At different points in her life, Do-Hee Morsman has been a citizen of South Korea, Canada and the United States. She appreciates all three cultures and hopes her children will, too.
“As biracial children of an international couple, they are going to have to learn to embrace the various sources of their heritage,” Morsman says.