August 08, 2020

Academics

  1. June 30, 2020

    Theme semester launches with special programming on democracy

    This week marks the launch of the Democracy & Debate Theme Semester, an opportunity to teach and learn about free speech and the exchange of ideas, and what it means to be a member of a democratic society.

  2. June 19, 2020

    U-M students have free access to entire Coursera catalog

    U-M students on all three campuses have free access for a limited time to more than 4,000 learning experiences from top universities and industries through the new Coursera for Campus initiative.

  3. May 26, 2020

    Medical students drive development of new pandemic course

    Led largely by students, a rapidly developed course on pandemics implemented this spring is likely to become a permanent part of the Medical School curriculum.

  4. May 7, 2020

    Center for Academic Innovation encourages sharing remote-teaching resources

    The Center for Academic Innovation has created a new website that encourages faculty, staff and graduate students to share information that will help them teach remotely in the immediate future.

  5. May 6, 2020

    Study considers ways to help international student teaching assistants

    International graduate teaching assistants need additional support to prepare them to evaluate the work of undergraduates in large introductory STEM courses, new U-M research shows.

  6. April 30, 2020

    Cutting animal-based food intake could fight greenhouse gases

    Replacing half of all animal-based foods in the U.S. diet with plant-based alternatives could reduce climate-altering greenhouse gas emissions 1.6 billion metric tons by 2030, according to a new study.

  7. April 30, 2020

    Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prizes honor five faculty projects

    Five faculty projects that involve innovative approaches to improving student learning are being honored with the 12th annual Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prizes. 

  8. April 20, 2020

    Answering questions about lifting restrictions on Michigan’s nurses

    Michigan has some of the strictest advanced nursing practice standards in the country. Deena Kelly Costa, assistant professor at the School of Nursing, answers questions about lifting restrictions.

  9. April 12, 2020

    Institute for Humanities names faculty, graduate student fellows

    Eight U-M lecturers and tenure-track faculty members will be summer fellows at the Institute for the Humanities. Eight faculty members and eight graduate students will be fellows during the 2020-21 academic year.

  10. March 16, 2020

    Transfer recruiting coordinator opens home to foster dog

    Kristin Heinrich, a transfer recruiting coordinator for LSA, recently welcomed a foster dog into her home and life. It provided a way for her to help without the long-term commitment of adopting another dog.