Third Century Initiative

  1. April 4, 2022

    Third Century Initiative projects: Where are they now?

    A look at some of the projects that shared $25 million as part of U-M’s Third Century Initiative to develop innovative, multidisciplinary teaching and learning at the university.

  2. June 11, 2018

    Third Century Initiative changing culture for teaching, learning

    A comprehensive look at U-M’s Third Century Initiative shows the teaching and learning program has changed the university’s culture around engaged learning.

  3. May 18, 2016

    Funding still available for engaged learning projects

    To keep the momentum going beyond the Third Century Initiative the university is offering Transforming Learning for the Third Century-Networks for Engaged Teaching funds of up to $1,000.

  4. November 18, 2015

    Projects receive engaged learning grants; new program announced

    U-M has awarded $5 million to three projects designed to transform its students’ educational experience, and has created a new program encouraging faculty to form networks around engaged learning.

  5. July 22, 2015

    Nearly $1M awarded in last call for smaller Third Century grants

    The latest and final round of Third Century Initiative Quick Win/Discovery grants will distribute nearly $1 million among more than 20 projects.

  6. July 16, 2015

    Center for Interprofessional Education celebrates launch

    Leaders of a major effort to transform health sciences education at U-M have launched a new center that brings together the seven health science schools.

  7. May 15, 2015

    Rebooting historical archives, expanding citizen engagement

    A closer look at two Transforming Learning for the Third Century projects funded with the latest round of Transformation grants.

  8. May 15, 2015

    Six projects get major grants through Third Century Initiative

    U-M has awarded nearly $6.4 million in Third Century Initiative funding to six faculty projects that show promise to transform learning for students.

  9. April 30, 2015

    Final call for one Third Century program, third funding chance for another

    Faculty and staff have one last opportunity to apply for Quick Wins/Discovery grants, and the first of two deadlines is approaching for a third round of Transformation grants.

  10. April 17, 2015

    MCubed grant aids maternal and child health monitoring in India

    A pilot project funded by an MCubed Diamond grant will use technology in the field and back at U-M to evaluate and track maternal and child health in rural West Bengal, India.