January 20, 2021

LSA

  1. January 18, 2021

    Assistant professor recalls ‘Jeopardy!’ experience

    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.

  2. January 13, 2021

    U-M scholars awarded $10M in Mellon Foundation grants

    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.

  3. January 11, 2021

    LSA lecturer took to the mountains during pandemic

    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.

  4. December 7, 2020

    U-M students selected for Marshall, Schwarzman scholarships

    Seven U-M students and recent graduates have been awarded prestigious scholarships for international study — one Marshall Scholarship and six Schwarzman Scholars.

  5. November 30, 2020

    Distinguished University Professor presentations set for Dec. 4

    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.

  6. November 24, 2020

    U-M scientists, engineers named 2020 AAAS fellows

    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.

  7. November 23, 2020

    LSA senior Amytess Girgis named 2021 Rhodes Scholar

    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.

  8. November 19, 2020

    U-M Debate Team wins fall semester’s ‘national championship’

    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.

  9. October 26, 2020

    U-M’s Detroit River Story Lab to amplify waterway’s narratives

    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.

  10. October 20, 2020

    State officials confident in election security despite voter concerns

    Walter Mebane, a professor of political science and statistics who specializes in election forensics, addresses questions regarding voting security as Election Day 2020 approaches.