LSA

  1. December 10, 2021

    In digital era, you are not alone even when you think you are

    As the world becomes increasingly mediated, we have to rethink what it is to be alone and reconceptualize it as “noncommunication,” according to a U-M researcher.

  2. November 22, 2021

    Zoom disrupts the rhythm of conversation, study shows

    The frustration from being involved in a Zoom video conference, in part, can be connected to trying to catch subtle cues during conversations over Zoom, in the face of internet lag time, according to a new U-M study.

  3. November 22, 2021

    Associate professor’s love of dance started early

    A dramaturg, dance historian and theorist, Clare Croft is associate professor of American culture in LSA. She also has launched and curated projects to promote queer dance and open dialogue in that sphere.

  4. November 21, 2021

    LSA senior named Rhodes Scholar for 2022

    Rachael Merritt, an LSA senior double majoring in Russian and international studies, has been named a 2022 Rhodes Scholar. She is the 30th Rhodes Scholar from U-M since the awards were established in 1902.

  5. November 8, 2021

    LSA professor launches effort to boost ocean science worldwide

    Brian Arbic has founded the Global Ocean Corps and Conveyor, which he hopes will foster sustained, long-term ocean science education and research collaborations among countries worldwide.

  6. October 28, 2021

    $40M Wilpon gift endows program for first-generation students

    A $40 million gift from the Judy and Fred Wilpon Family Foundation will endow the Kessler Presidential Scholars Program at U-M in perpetuity. The program aids first-generation college students.

  7. October 25, 2021

    Distinguished University Professors to discuss their scholarly work

    Three faculty members who have been recognized with one of U-M’s highest honors will discuss their professional and scholarly experiences during an upcoming event.

  8. October 25, 2021

    Student disability advocate to receive Neubacher Award

    Because LSA senior Vincent Pinti is using his lived experience to explore and find ways to make U-M — and the world — a more accessible place, he will be honored with the university’s James T. Neubacher Award.

  9. October 18, 2021

    Democracy & Debate project to continue through 2021-22

    At a time when democratic institutions are under pressure and the U-M community is looking to engage, U-M will continue Democracy & Debate through the 2021-22 academic year.

  10. October 18, 2021

    Obituary — Eugene Walter Nissen

    Eugene W. Nissen died peacefully at home Sept. 27, two days before his 96th birthday. He worked at U-M for almost 30 years, 20 of them as the assistant dean of student academic affairs for LSA.