1. October 3, 2014

    Robert Axelrod awarded National Medal of Science

    Robert Axelrod, a U-M professor of political science and public policy, has received the National Medal of Science by President Obama.

  2. July 28, 2014

    Research team discovers source of the sky’s X-ray glow

    In findings that help astrophysicists understand our corner of the galaxy, an international research team has shown that the soft X-ray glow blanketing the sky comes from both inside and outside the solar system.

  3. July 17, 2014

    Dennison Building to be renovated for academic centers, institutes

    The university will invest $49 million to transform the Dennison Building into academic centers and institute offices.

  4. June 30, 2014

    $1M grant to improve undergraduate chemistry education

    A U-M professor of chemistry and engineering is among the 15 scientist educators selected as Howard Hughes Medical Institute professors, the institute announced Monday.

  5. April 25, 2014

    Weinberg gives $7.7 million for new cognitive science institute

    U-M alumnus and donor Marshall Weinberg has donated $7.7 million to create the new Weinberg Institute for Cognitive Science in LSA.

  6. April 25, 2014

    Optimistic spouse better for partner’s health

    If your spouse expects good things to happen, your health may be in luck.

  7. April 25, 2014

    Found: An Earth-sized planet that might hold liquid water

    In a dim and faraway solar system, astronomers have for the first time discovered a rocky, Earth-sized planet that might hold liquid water — a necessary ingredient for life as we know it.

  8. April 17, 2014

    Political scientist selected as next LSA dean

    Provost Martha E. Pollack is recommending the appointment of Andrew D. Martin as dean of LSA. He is a professor and vice dean in the School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis.

  9. April 11, 2014

    Cable guys: Male identity evolves on TV dramas

    Male characters on television used to hold onto traditional ideas of masculinity tighter than viewers maintained their grip on remote controls. But the gradual infusion of feminism into U.S. society and TV scripts in recent decades has changed gender roles in how men regard fatherhood and marriage, a University of Michigan researcher says.

  10. March 21, 2014

    Distant black hole is spinning at half the speed of light

    Astronomers at the University of Michigan have for the first time directly measured the spin of a distant supermassive black hole.