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.
December 10, 2020
A new Syllabus Statement for Student Well-Being that is more comprehensive than the older mental health syllabus statement, and offers more campus resources to assist students is now available.
December 3, 2020
U-M’s Anti-Racism Faculty Hiring Initiative is moving forward with Provost Susan M. Collins naming the members of the committee who will review hiring proposals and make selections for funding for the first round of submissions.
November 23, 2020
While new U-M COVID-19 guidelines are requiring most undergraduates to study remotely for the winter semester, some classes will continue in person. Biochemistry 352 is one such class.
November 19, 2020
The Office of the Provost is urging academic units to “be mindful and explicit about the context of the term,” when using fall term course evaluations in teaching personnel considerations.
November 18, 2020
The Center for Academic Innovation is seeking proposals from Ann Arbor campus faculty members to develop online learning experiences to advance learning and skill development in India.
November 15, 2020
The latest state order to curb climbing rates of COVID-19 means most college and university courses must be delivered remotely starting Nov. 18. Intercollegiate athletics may continue, but without any spectators.
November 13, 2020
Revisions in the grading policy for the fall 2020 and winter 2021 semesters will offer Ann Arbor campus undergraduates the choice of keeping letter grades or using Pass and No Record COVID assessments on transcripts.