Academics

  1. February 10, 2014

    Gaming-focused teaching style motivates, engages students

    Mika LaVaque-Manty’s ​Introduction to Political Theory class involves a relatively new teaching innovation: using the principles of gaming to teach material.

  2. February 10, 2014

    Eric Mazur, expert on engaged classroom learning, to visit U-M

    U-M faculty and graduate student instructors are invited to attend a series of presentations Friday by Eric Mazur, a Harvard University physics professor and internationally recognized expert on peer instruction.

  3. February 10, 2014

    ‘Fathoming Consciousness’ explores shared human experience

    The profound subjective experience shared by all humankind called consciousness is the focus of “Fathoming Consciousness,” a free symposium Friday.

  4. February 5, 2014

    U-M to join national effort to train 100,000 STEM teachers by 2021

    Two School of Education programs — LessonSketch and TeachingWorks — have been invited to join an effort to train 100,000 science, technology, engineering and math teachers by 2021.

  5. February 4, 2014

    Lecture to focus on design science for a designed world

    Panos Papalambros will deliver his Distinguished University Professor lecture, “Design Science: A Weltanschauung,” at 4 p.m. Feb. 12 in the Rackham Amphitheatre.

  6. January 28, 2014

    U-M announces virtual collaboration in Islamic studies

    U-M has received a $3 million grant to create a virtual curriculum on Islamic studies with the universities of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation.

  7. January 27, 2014

    Lecture to explore moral consciousness in abolition of slavery

    Elizabeth S. Anderson will deliver her Distinguished University Professorship lecture Thursday. The title is “The Political Economy of Moral Progress: Emancipation and Experiments in Free Labor.”

  8. January 23, 2014

    Russel lecturer Ulaby to discuss research, teaching on Feb. 4

    Engineering Professor Fawwaz Ulaby will discuss two pillars of his career — research and teaching — in his upcoming Henry Russel Lecture at 4 p.m. Feb. 4 in the Rackham Amphitheater.

  9. January 23, 2014

    Rare civil rights-era newsletter now available online

    The U-M Library has digitized the complete set of Selma Inter-religious Project Newsletters and made them available to the public via the HathiTrust Digital Library.

  10. January 20, 2014

    Lecture dates set for five Distinguished University Professors

    Five faculty members who have received one of the university’s top honors will offer Distinguished University Professor lectures beginning Jan. 30.