In efforts to solve pressing global issues such as clean and safe water and next-generation transportation as the world's population grows, University of Michigan leaders are entering into several agreements with Chinese institutions.
The University of Michigan is celebrating the success of its biggest partnership in China as it begins a new collaboration in the country — a top destination for researchers and students.
Investor and alumnus John Wu and his wife, Jane Sun, have donated $10 million to the University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiaotong University Joint Institute — U-M's biggest global partnership.
Five teams from the University of Michigan and Shanghai Jiao Tong University are sharing $1 million in awards for research projects in the sixth round of funding of an ongoing collaboration between the two universities.
Mark S. Schlissel will begin his first international visit as president of the University of Michigan on July 5 when he travels to Beijing and Shanghai to spend a week meeting with alumni, students and Chinese research partners.
The University of Michigan is expanding its biggest international partnership, launching a new program for engineering students in China who want to earn a Master of Management degree at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business.
James Holloway, vice provost for global and engaged education, and Jun Ni, dean of the Joint Institute, discuss the past, present and future of U-M's partnership with Shanghai Jiao Tong University.