September 26, 2021

Academics

  1. August 31, 2021

    Engineering DEI education starts with focus on race, ethnicity and bias

    Leaders at the College of Engineering have approved plans for how to educate the college community on diversity, equity and inclusion, starting with a focus on race, ethnicity and bias.

  2. August 30, 2021

    UM-Flint receives $1.2M grant to assist sexual assault survivors

    A $1.2 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration will assist two UM-Flint nursing professors to help train qualified sexual assault nurse examiners in Michigan.

  3. August 30, 2021

    Faculty members approach new year with guarded sense of hope

    After a year-and-a-half of disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, students, faculty and staff have returned to U-M awash in hope for a more normal school year.

  4. August 19, 2021

    Vast majority of 2020 graduates participated in engaged learning

    An annual report on engaged learning activities at U-M showed that despite the COVID-19 pandemic overall participation in such activities held steady among graduating students.

  5. August 18, 2021

    MICDE awards 20 Ph.D. student fellowships for 2021-22

    Twenty Ph.D. students have been awarded fellowships by the Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering at U-M for the 2021-22 academic year.

  6. May 27, 2021

    From Michigan to Ghana: Designing for generative justice

    A class in the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design explores what it means to build — and keep — value in a community through projects that demonstrate the concept of “generative justice.”

  7. May 12, 2021

    Public syllabus examines significance of Harris’ vice presidency

    U-M has developed a collection of educational resources designed to help scholars, teachers, and learners examine the significance of Kamala Harris’ historic ascension to the U.S. vice presidency.

  8. May 11, 2021

    STEM doctors: Building a bridge for diverse Ph.D.s

    The route to a doctoral degree in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics for underrepresented students isn’t always clear cut. The Marjorie Lee Browne Scholars Program at U-M is trying to change that.

  9. April 21, 2021

    Institute for Research on Women and Gender awards 12 seed grants

    U-M’s Institute for Research on Women and Gender has awarded 12 seed grants for faculty projects on women, gender, and sexuality. The grants support individual research activities with nearly $70,000 awarded. 

  10. April 10, 2021

    Teach-out delves into political extremism, conspiracy theories

    Online radicalism, political polarization, conspiracy theories and disinformation, and the political response to growing extremism are covered in a new U-M teach-out.