How are the monsters and mysteries of the U.S.-Mexico border and cultural influences on student learning and cognition related? They are the research areas of the 2014-15 National Center for Institutional Diversity's postdoctoral fellows, William Calvos-Quirόs and Wanda Casillas.
A University of Michigan professor of chemistry and engineering is among the 15 scientist educators selected as Howard Hughes Medical Institute professors, the institute announced Monday.
More than 3,700 additional U-M undergraduates will get real-world research experience over the next five years through a $1.5 million science, technology, engineering and math education grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Just as fluency in statistics is considered a fundamental skill in many academic fields, organizers of the interdisciplinary Big Data Summer Camp think the ability to extract and analyze data from the Web soon will be indispensable to researchers across the social sciences.
LSA and the College of Engineering have announced the winners in three major national scholarship competitions.
Aaron Priluck, a junior in chemical engineering, and Joseph Richey, a sophomore in mathematics, won Goldwater Scholarships.
Priluck and Nirbhay Jain, a junior in chemistry, won 2014 Astronaut Scholarships.
The University of Michigan and three other major U.S. research universities have formed a technology consortium to improve the way in which educational content is shared across universities and ultimately delivered to students.
Biblical sacrifices, European imperial borderlands, Roman architecture, and Iberian Conversos. Those are a few of the topics the 14 fellows at U-M's Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies will research in 2014-15, when they gather around the theme of "Jews and Empires."
Investor Richard Rogel had never traveled to China until he met Kenneth Lieberthal, one of the world’s most-respected Sinologists and professor emeritus at the University of Michigan.
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.
Software engineering students at the University of Michigan this fall will use IBM's "Jeopardy"-winning Watson system to develop apps that help children with special needs.
Zach Hwang knows first-hand how hot it can get riding motorcycles under a summer sun — try it wearing a helmet and a leather jacket.
The 2013 ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award recipients are:
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.
Nineteen U-M students will travel to locations in India in May to work with farmers, community leaders, lawyers, nonprofits and other civic-minded organizations to tackle information challenges and implement solutions designed to have high social-impact value and wide-ranging applications.
Registration is now open for Enriching Scholarship 2014, a week of free educational offerings for U-M faculty and staff intended to foster engaged and effective teaching, learning, and research.
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In a small classroom in the School of Social Work Building, 12 industrious students peered at what looked like a simple schematic of sorts on a large projector screen.
Three students working on a campus welcome brochure had to stop for a brief discussion about how to translate the organization's name into Mandarin.
The Spectrum Center's literature says the group works to promote inclusion on campus, with particular emphasis on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.
Ann Arbor became the epicenter for innovation in medical education Monday, when dozens of leaders from top medical schools around the country, and from the American Medical Association, joined U-M's own medical education leaders for a unique conference.
Norma Sarkar has been traveling to India for many years. During her visits, she noticed strong community health programs that involve health workers in rural areas, home visits and elderly care.
Before Professor Victor Lieberman gave his "last lecture" April 2 at the Golden Apple Award ceremony, 30 members of the Men's Glee Club, dressed in pristine khaki pants, blue blazers and variations of maize-and-blue ties, performed "The University."