January 18, 2021
Ian Shin, assistant professor of history and American culture in LSA, appeared on “Jeopardy!” in 2017 and finished second. Shin fondly recalls his time with longtime “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek, who died of pancreatic cancer Nov. 8, 2020.
January 13, 2021
U-M has been awarded two $5 million grants through The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grants, led by professors Stephanie Fryberg and Earl Lewis, will fund projects that focus on addressing racial inequity.
January 11, 2021
Virginia Murphy, lecturer II in Program in the Environment and lecturer IV in the Residential College in LSA, spent much of the COVID-19 pandemic hiking in the mountains of Maine.
December 7, 2020
Seven U-M students and recent graduates have been awarded prestigious scholarships for international study — one Marshall Scholarship and six Schwarzman Scholars.
November 30, 2020
Faculty members Nicholas Kotov, Laura Kasischke and Victor Li who have received Distinguished University Professorship, one of U-M’s highest honors, will discuss their work during an upcoming livestreamed event.
November 24, 2020
Eight U-M faculty members have been elected 2020 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. They are among 489 newly elected fellows announced by AAAS.
November 23, 2020
Amytess Girgis of Grand Rapids, a U-M senior in LSA studying political science, has been named a 2021 Rhodes Scholar, one of 32 Americans to win a scholarship to Oxford University.
November 19, 2020
The U-M Debate program recently won the 64th Annual Franklin R. Shirley Classic hosted by Wake Forest University. The Shirley Classic is widely considered the national championship of the fall semester.
October 26, 2020
The Detroit River Story Lab at U-M lifts off this semester with grant-funded partnerships and multidisciplinary courses devoted to the international waterway’s long and deep store of sustaining narratives.
October 20, 2020
Walter Mebane, a professor of political science and statistics who specializes in election forensics, addresses questions regarding voting security as Election Day 2020 approaches.