1. March 11, 2024

    Americans’ trust in science survived polarization, Trump attacks

    Americans’ basic confidence in science and scientific expertise was unshaken by the Trump administration’s attacks on scientific expertise, and has remained high during the last six decades.

  2. March 8, 2024

    Study reveals U.S. trends in public confidence in science

    Americans have higher confidence in the scientific community than with civic, cultural and governmental institutions, but trust across all four sectors has waned in recent years, new research shows.

  3. February 21, 2024

    WISE accepting nominations for Willie Hobbs Moore Awards

    Women in Science and Engineering is seeking nominations for its annual Willie Hobbs Moore Awards to honor faculty, staff or students who promote equity in science, technology, engineering, and math.

  4. February 22, 2022

    Researchers find journalists temper scientific claims

    A large-scale study of uncertainty in science communications indicates that journalists tend to temper, not exaggerate, scientific claims.

  5. March 10, 2021

    Feelings about scientists a factor in COVID-19 attitudes

    Researchers from U-M and the University of Illinois found that people who expressed warmth toward scientists were more concerned about the impact of the virus and reported engaging in more preventative behaviors.

  6. May 21, 2019

    Town hall to focus on integration of arts, humanities and STEMM

    A daylong town hall meeting is set for May 28 to discuss opportunities for arts integration on campus, one of similar gatherings across the country in recent months.

  7. October 28, 2016

    Survey shows public interest in science high, literacy constant

    While public interest in science continues to grow, the level of U.S. scientific literacy remains largely unchanged, according to a survey by the Institute for Social Research.

  8. October 31, 2013

    Revolution in brain science demands Higgs Boson-type collaboration

    Social and life scientists from the University of Michigan and other universities are calling for a new model of cross-disciplinary collaboration to advance understanding of the human brain.