October 01, 2020

Academics

  1. September 28, 2020

    Caution and connection with in-person classes

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, fall classes are being delivered in a mix of remote, in-person and hybrid formats, and instructors and students must be prepared for format shifts at any point.

  2. September 23, 2020

    MyLA analytics tools support student learning experiences

    Supporting student motivation and self-regulation through online tools has become more important than ever with the shift to remote learning for fall, and My Learning Analytics is ready to help.

  3. September 23, 2020

    Movement science students test latest tech in on-campus course

    Students in an advanced kinesiology class this fall are using the latest technology to study how movement and function impact health during workouts with and without a face covering.

  4. August 20, 2020

    Ann Arbor campus adopts modified grading, flexible withdrawal

    U-M’s Ann Arbor campus will use modified undergraduate course grading throughout the academic year to help address the challenges of pursuing coursework during COVID-19 pandemic.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.