Third Century Initiative

  1. February 12, 2015

    U-M funds another round of engaged-learning projects

    The university has awarded funding for another 18 projects under the Transforming Learning for a Third Century portion of the Third Century Initiative.

  2. February 12, 2015

    Health care project gets $1.4M Third Century Initiative grant

    U-M researchers have received a $1.4 million, three-year Phase II grant from the Third Century Initiative to develop, test and deploy health care technologies.

  3. November 24, 2014

    Faculty develop innovative teaching projects for U-M’s third century

    The university has awarded three faculty groups funding under the first round of Transformation grants of the university’s Transforming Learning for a Third Century program.

  4. November 20, 2014

    Engaged education symposium invites reflection, forward look

    Leaders of the Transforming Learning for a Third Century Initiative brought a number of faculty trailblazers together this week and asked them to “think big” about the future of engaged education at U-M.

  5. October 13, 2014

    ‘Into the Wind’ draws upon the expertise, creativity of many

    “Into the Wind,” a collaborative dance project involving U-M, Grand Valley State University and the Muskegon community, inspired dialogue about wind as a source of energy.

  6. September 30, 2014

    MCubed opens public funding phase with projects in two areas

    With more than $1 million in gifts, a new phase of the MCubed research-funding program will open this month, broadening the scope of U-M’s unique initiative.

  7. July 17, 2014

    $3M global sustainability grant to fund projects on three continents

    A team of 17 researchers will tackle sustainability challenges using “multidirectional innovation” funded by a $3 million Third Century Initiative Global Challenges grant.

  8. July 17, 2014

    U-M initiative transforming what it means to ‘go to court’

    U-M  is spearheading development of what is believed to be first-of-its-kind technology to help people charged with minor offenses interact with courts online.

  9. May 8, 2014

    U-M set to award funding for programs that transform education

    The university is offering faculty and staff grants ranging from $100,000 to $3 million for programs that take engaged education to the next level. 

  10. March 21, 2014

    Latest Third Century Initiative projects further collaboration

    Projects involving the schools of Education and Social Work and the College of Pharmacy are part of the latest round of Third Century Initiative projects to receive funding.