The Department of Sociology is offering a new minor in law, justice and social change for the fall 2014 semester. The minor will serve students interested in careers in law, policy, criminal justice, or grassroots social change, and students who want to have a deeper understanding of law and society.
Beginning this summer, students in the schools of Education and Social Work will collaborate on a project to improve the high school experience for area teens impacted by trauma.
What happens when you put a group of people proficient in more than one language into one space over an entire weekend? You get a lot of material translated for good causes, and participants having fun as they work to make messages more accessible.
Ongoing efforts to strengthen academic quality and student experiences across the university are leading to increased degree completion rates and successful career placement for U-M Ph.D. graduates.
The Institute for Research on Women and Gender has awarded one Boyd/Williams Fellowship for Research on Women and Work, 12 IRWG/Rackham Graduate Research Fellowships, and 11 Community of Scholars (COS) summer fellowships to U-M graduate students studying women, gender and sexuality.
The Institute for Research on Women and Gender has awarded highly competitive Faculty Seed Grants to five U-M faculty members whose diverse projects demonstrate the scope of women and gender studies today.
University of Michigan students interested in a deeper understanding of digital practices now have an opportunity to pursue an LSA academic minor in digital studies.
Note: This article has been updated with additional specialty rankings.
The university continues to demonstrate its leadership in higher education with a strong showing in U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings of the nation's best graduate schools.
The School of Dentistry will create a clinic where practitioners from multiple disciplines provide special needs patients with dental and health care services in the same facility, thanks to a $2 million gift from the Delta Dental Foundation.
In an effort to enhance the university's interdisciplinary teaching and research efforts, as well as improve the student-faculty ratio, the university has created 101 new faculty positions.
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The students roamed around like detectives, checking out the doors, the windows, the aisles, the desks, you name it, in Room 1230 of the Undergraduate Science Building.
Shaping materials for practical use goes back to the dawn of humanity, the earliest materials being stone, metals and clay, said Ronald Larson, the A. H. White Distinguished University Professor of Chemical Engineering.
How do the brain and mind work? What is the relation between the mental and the physical? Are the mind and brain forms of computers? What are language, thought, choice, learning, emotion and motivation? How do they work, in humans, other organisms and machines?
The profound subjective experience shared by all humankind called consciousness is the focus of “Fathoming Consciousness,” a free symposium for the academic community and the public from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday in the fourth floor auditorium of the Rackham Building.
Writing a blog comparing Socrates to Steve Jobs.
Designing a board game incorporating political theory concepts.
Creating a comic strip featuring a little kid on a playground facing choices every day.
The School of Education's LessonSketch online platform and TeachingWorks organization have been invited to join 100Kin10, a multisector network responding to the national imperative to train 100,000 science, technology, engineering and math teachers by 2021.
The world we live in today is one we've designed piece by piece. But we might not often wonder about the past and future of those designs — how they moved from idea to reality and what effects they have on our society.
The U-M International Institute and the Committee on Institutional Cooperation announce the establishment of the Islamic Studies Virtual Curriculum, funded by a $3 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Three hundred years ago, slavery was considered legal and moral across the world. Today, it is considered illegal and a great injustice in virtually every country.