September 28, 2020

Academics

  1. November 11, 2013

    Higher ed briefs

    News from other Michigan public universities and U-M peer institutions across the nation.

  2. November 7, 2013

    U-M hosts Summit on Diversity in Graduate Education

    This week’s Summit on Diversity in Graduate Education drew more than 150 scholars and practitioners from across the country to explore diversity’s role in the academic and social contexts of graduate school.

  3. November 5, 2013

    U-M professor co-authors landmark dictionary about Buddhism

    Donald Lopez, the Arthur E. Link Distinguished University Professor of Buddhist and Tibetan Studies, has spent the past 12 years compiling the most authoritative and wide-ranging reference on Buddhism ever produced in English.

  4. November 4, 2013

    U-M aims to offer entrepreneurial education to all undergrads

    In an effort to offer formal entrepreneurship education to all U-M undergraduates within the next two years, Provost Martha Pollack has appointed Thomas Zurbuchen, an engineering professor with a proven entrepreneurial track record, as senior counselor for entrepreneurial education.

  5. October 29, 2013

    Symposium to explore urban planning in a ‘post-racial’ society

    The Urban and Regional Planning program at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning is hosting a symposium and workshops that will explore the role of the urban planner and planning in a “post-racial” society.

  6. October 29, 2013

    School of Information announces initiative for student engagement

    A $2 million initiative at the School of Information aims to engage every student in information- and technology-related service projects and action-based learning during their studies.

  7. October 28, 2013

    U-M among top schools with students, faculty receiving Fulbrights

    Thirty-three students and eight faculty members from U-M campuses received prestigious Fulbright grants for the 2013-14 academic year, funding their studies, research or teaching overseas.

  8. October 28, 2013

    U-M Fulbright recipients

    List of U-M student and faculty Fulbright recipients.

  9. October 23, 2013

    Free U-M online course aids understanding of health care reform

    Answering questions raised by the latest reform to the U.S. health care system — the Affordable Care Act — is the goal of a new free U-M online course being offered through Coursera.

  10. October 23, 2013

    Dwindling tenure a challenge to academic freedom, author says

    The sharp decline in the number of tenure-track academic jobs is among current challenges to academic freedom, author and civil liberties lawyer Marjorie Heins said Wednesday.