June 18, 2021

Academics

  1. 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.”

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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. 

  5. 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.

  6. April 6, 2021

    UM-Dearborn launching master’s in materials science engineering

    UM-Dearborn is launching a new master’s degree program in materials science and engineering to help meet a growing demand for engineers working to develop new materials.

  7. April 5, 2021

    Remote-friendly student project presentations enable creativity

    In a study that could help guide educators post-pandemic, students making video presentations showed more creativity and risk-taking than those making conventional in-person presentations.

  8. March 29, 2021

    Rackham program marks 10 years of advancing public scholarship

    During the 2020-21 academic year, the Rackham Program in Public Scholarship is celebrating 10 years under the auspices of Rackham Graduate School.

  9. March 16, 2021

    Problem Solving Initiative offers array of challenging courses

    Seven women sit in Michigan prisons, serving life sentences for crimes committed over the last four decades. Two of them were present when significant others committed murder, three shot the men in their lives, one abandoned a newborn who died, and the seventh agreed to have her husband killed by an employee. The stories of…
  10. February 26, 2021

    Project-based learning yields better student outcomes, studies show

    Students in project-based learning classrooms across the United States significantly outperform those in typical classrooms, according to studies announced by Lucas Education Research, and five universities, including U-M.