April 21, 2021
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.
April 10, 2021
Online radicalism, political polarization, conspiracy theories and disinformation, and the political response to growing extremism are covered in a new U-M teach-out.
April 6, 2021
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.
April 5, 2021
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.
March 29, 2021
During the 2020-21 academic year, the Rackham Program in Public Scholarship is celebrating 10 years under the auspices of Rackham Graduate School.
March 16, 2021
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…
February 26, 2021
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.
February 9, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has seen MOOC platforms and educational institutions report increased interest, but U-M’s Vic Strecher was not quite expecting 100,000 enrollments in eight months for his “Finding Purpose and Meaning in Life: Living for What Matters Most.”
February 2, 2021
The Rackham Graduate School has worked with faculty, staff and graduate programs to offer doctoral students additional time and funding to complete degrees, in light of disruptions over the past year.
February 1, 2021
A new way of delivering course materials in the computational sciences aims to elevate the study experience from consuming static text and media to a conversation between the learner and the material.