Art and technology.
Not two words we usually think of together. Or if we do, the images that might come to mind are songs played on some kind of portable device, an instrument tethered to an amplifier, or a graphic illustration created on computer for a print publication.
The race is on to get self-driving cars on the road, with Waymo, BMW and Volkswagen recently announcing plans to further invest and experiment with autonomous vehicle technology.
In the four years since the University of Michigan announced a centralized effort to promote digital learning and two years after U-M's president announced Academic Innovation as a major initiative, the university has experienced more than 7 million enrollments in online learning opportunities that involved people in 190 countries.
A recent NBC News headline reads “Americans are divided over everything except division.”
The article and many others of late make similar claims: Those in the United States who disagree strongly on many issues at least can agree that this is an extremely divided nation.
After a four-year hiatus from play, fans can expect fierce competition when the University of Michigan and Notre Dame football teams hit the gridiron Sept.
Ever have someone say you would be a good manager but you hesitate to go for a leadership role because you don't feel qualified?
Have you ever designed a course and wished you could pull in the expertise of other colleagues on campus?
As the University of Michigan continues to expand its digital learning portfolio, the Office of Academic Innovation has a new gateway for one-stop access to online courses and learning experiences created by Michigan faculty and instructional teams.
For more than 12 hours overnight, University of Michigan students, faculty and other participants protested the Vietnam War in 1965 through a series of debates, presentations and seminars.
From football players taking a knee during the national anthem to debates over allowing controversial speakers on campuses to the question about rights of immigrant activists, interpretations of the First Amendment right to free speech are front-and-center in many conversations.
It's a term we've been hearing a lot lately: opioid crisis.
Nearly 100 people a day die from an overdose of drugs that, in many cases, were obtained legally for a legitimate health problem, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Sleep deprivation, fake news, privacy and reputation, and the internet's effect on human society are topics that will be discussed in the next round of the University of Michigan Teach-Out Series.
Academic innovation at the University of Michigan is growing rapidly, and faculty who have yet to get involved have an opportunity this fall to hear about new developments and take the plunge, leaders of the campus initiative say.
As Florida assesses the damage from Hurricane Irma, Texas continues to rebuild from Harvey and meteorologists keep their eyes on Jose, University of Michigan experts in weather events and their aftermath offer the public a new Teach-Out on hurricanes.
Four new teach-outs in August and September will focus on technological advances that have changed the way we live, civil rights and civil liberties in the current political environment, and a silent epidemic that impacts the health of millions.
The second round of the short, weekend-long global learning opportunities will focus on:
Building on the success of its first online teach-outs, the Office of Academic Innovation is inviting faculty to propose another round of the weekend-long learning experiences that are based around timely topics.