1. June 17, 2014

    Program helps researchers develop tools for using big data

    Organizers of the recent interdisciplinary Big Data Summer Camp say the ability to extract and analyze data from the Web soon will be indispensable to social science researchers.

  2. June 16, 2014

    LSA and Engineering announce major national scholarship winners

    LSA and the College of Engineering have announced the winners in three major national scholarship competitions: the Goldwater, Astronaut and Beinecke scholarships.

  3. June 11, 2014

    University part of consortium to strengthen digital education

    U-M has joined three other research universities to form Unizin, a technology consortium to improve how educational content is shared across universities and ultimately delivered to students.

  4. June 3, 2014

    Frankel Institute announces new cohort of 14 fellows for 2014-15

    The Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies has selected 14 fellows who will gather to research aspects of the theme “Jews and Empires” in 2014-15.

  5. May 15, 2014

    Center for Chinese Studies named to honor Rogel, Lieberthal

    The Board of Regents on Thursday voted to name the Center for Chinese Studies after U-M donor Richard Rogel and Kenneth Lieberthal, the center’s former director.

  6. May 8, 2014

    U-M set to award funding for programs that transform education

    The university is offering faculty and staff grants ranging from $100,000 to $3 million for programs that take engaged education to the next level. 

  7. May 7, 2014

    Engineering students to use IBM’s Watson technology in class

    Software engineering students at U-M this fall will use IBM’s “Jeopardy”-winning Watson system to help children with special needs.

  8. May 1, 2014

    Master of Entrepreneurship helps students avoid startup blunders

    Now in its second year, the joint Master of Entrepreneurship program is helping students set a strong foundation for their startup companies.

  9. April 30, 2014

    2013 Distinguished Dissertation Awards

    The 2013 ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award recipients are: From left, front row, Federico Helfgott, anthropology and history; Matthew Cohn, classical studies. Middle row: Kerry Ard, sociology and natural resources and the environment; Yan Long, women’s studies and sociology; Dongyoon Lee, computer science and engineering. Back row: Sara Jackson, Germanic languages and literatures; Michael Anderson, astronomy and astrophysics; and Brian DeVree, chemical biology. Not pictured:…
  10. April 28, 2014

    Uncovering Siberian mammoth bones outside the comfort zone

    Senior Chris Whalen had already decided to pursue a career in paleontology but wasn’t sure how he would handle long stretches of fieldwork in remote locations. So he tested his limits by spending a month in Siberia with his professor and several other U-M students, searching for woolly mammoth bones on the windswept tundra. “That…