October 15, 2019

Academics

  1. October 3, 2019

    Schlissel highlights arts, firearm injuries, academic innovation

    At his annual Leadership Breakfast, President Mark Schlissel announced initiatives on firearms-injury research and the arts, a Center for Academic Innovation, and a multimillion-dollar fund to support research toward carbon neutrality.

  2. October 3, 2019

    Schlissel announces plan to grow academic innovation

    A $50 million, five-year commitment by U-M is part of a plan to support new models for education and provide learning experiences that are global, engaged and lifelong.

  3. September 24, 2019

    University expands online course portfolio with FutureLearn

    U-M’s mission to share knowledge across the globe and shape the future of learning is further enriched through a new partnership with the social learning platform FutureLearn.

  4. September 23, 2019

    U-M offers online certification, teach-out about concussions

    U-M will offer a professional certification on concussion training for those who work with high school athletes, and a general awareness teach-out for anyone interested in learning more about concussions.

  5. September 23, 2019

    New portal for faculty, staff textbook adoption coming

    U-M faculty, instructors and staff will transition to an online textbook and course material selection platform designed to personalize the process and promote affordable alternatives for students.

  6. September 19, 2019

    Rackham launches strategic vision for graduate education

    Rackham Graduate School has launched a new Strategic Vision for Graduate Education, a multiyear plan that outlines goals and objectives to reimagine graduate education at U-M.

  7. September 16, 2019

    Provost announces XR initiative to spur collaboration, innovation

    The university will advance its work in extended reality, or XR, through a major campuswide initiative led by the Center for Academic Innovation, Provost Martin Philbert has announced.

  8. September 11, 2019

    Wolverine Pathways paving way to higher ed for kids unsure how to get there

    Since launching a little more than three years ago, Wolverine Pathways is beginning to yield tangible results in its effort nurture the college goals of students at three Michigan school districts.

  9. August 28, 2019

    Orientation provides connections, resources for new U-M faculty

    New faculty members were welcomed to U-M and presented with various ways to enhance their teaching experience during the annual New Faculty Orientation on Aug. 28.

  10. August 23, 2019

    Research shows certificates boost MOOC completion rates

    New research on massive open online courses finds that one way to keep students engaged in the free classes is to offer a certificate of completion for a fee.