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  1. 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.

  2. May 17, 2016

    National leaders address what’s next for engaged learning

    The semi-annual Provost’s Seminar on Teaching brought together 175 U-M faculty, administrators and staff with education leaders from other top universities to discuss the future of engaged learning.

  3. March 11, 2016

    TED Talks class teaches students to give ‘the talk of a lifetime’

    Students in a new U-M mini-course called “How to Give the Talk of a Lifetime” are learning the finer points of delivering presentations known as TED Talks.

  4. March 8, 2016

    Students analyze their own biological samples to study microbes’ effect

    A “me-search” lab for U-M biology undergraduates gives students a close look at what might be the most compelling study subject of all: themselves.

  5. March 8, 2016

    U-M announces first massive open online courses on edX platform

    The university’s Office of Digital Education & Innovation will launch its first four courses on the edX platform, beginning in April. U-M became a charter member of edX in October.

  6. March 7, 2016

    Students hail research experience on ‘real’ legal issue

    Students who worked on a research project at three different times over five years all had similar reactions: tackling a “real life” legal issue was an experience that continues to impact their lives today.

  7. March 7, 2016

    Michigan courts better informed about reproductive health law, survey shows

    Michigan’s 83 counties showed significant improvement in 2015 with regard to information they provide minors about an abortion rights law, when compared with University of Michigan-led research from five years ago.

  8. October 29, 2015

    SI partners with Ann Arbor library on makerspace project

    An innovative community-campus partnership will provide School of Information students with access to a unique new space in which to develop their skills.

  9. October 21, 2015

    Students engage with the American South as they live the blues

    Students in an interdisciplinary course on American roots music traveled throughout the South last spring, experiencing the sights, sounds and locales that form America’s blues heritage. 

  10. June 3, 2015

    Course asks students to imagine the campus of the future

    A course called Campus of the Future that challenges today’s students to think about how they would reinvent higher education for future generations.