Academics

  1. August 19, 2021

    Vast majority of 2020 graduates participated in engaged learning

    An annual report on engaged learning activities at U-M showed that despite the COVID-19 pandemic overall participation in such activities held steady among graduating students.

  2. August 18, 2021

    MICDE awards 20 Ph.D. student fellowships for 2021-22

    Twenty Ph.D. students have been awarded fellowships by the Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering at U-M for the 2021-22 academic year.

  3. 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.”

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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. 

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.