School of Information
April 20, 2021
A $4 million gift from Robert “Bobby” Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard, will establish a multidisciplinary esports program at the School of Information.
March 30, 2021
The Michigan Society of Fellows has selected four new members from more than 900 applications to serve three-year appointments as postdoctoral fellows and assistant professors, beginning this fall.
March 22, 2021
Eight new U-M faculty positions have been selected for funding in the first round of the Anti-Racism Faculty Hiring Initiative, a three-year effort that will add at least 20 new tenured or tenure-track faculty members.
March 1, 2021
Short news items from around the University of Michigan.
December 18, 2020
A little over a year after leaders at the Center for Academic Innovation announced an XR Initiative, the first funded faculty projects are moving along nicely.
December 3, 2020
The Board of Regents heard an update on funding requests U-M submitted earlier this fall through the state’s capital outlay process for projects on the university’s Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses.
September 28, 2020
Ron Eglash is known for his work in the field of ethnomathematics and recently lent this expertise to “Enslaved,” a docuseries that explores 400 years of human trafficking from Africa to the New World.
September 23, 2020
Supporting student motivation and self-regulation through online tools has become more important than ever with the shift to remote learning for fall, and My Learning Analytics is ready to help.
August 31, 2020
The University of Michigan is preparing to welcome back students for a fall semester unlike any other, creating never-before-seen challenges and opportunities for Ann Arbor’s 19 schools and colleges as well as at Dearborn and Flint.
August 4, 2020
Led by the School of Information, Citizen Interaction Design pairs students from across the university’s school and colleges with civic leaders to work on enhancing community engagement.