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January 13, 2014

Jackson to discuss tumor angiogenesis at Marjorie Lee Browne Colloquium

Motility — random, directed and collective — is a fundamental property of cells. Unfortunately, this same process of cell motion that is an integral part of physical development can become deadly when deregulated, said Trachette Jackson, professor of mathematics, LSA, and cancer researcher.

December 5, 2013

Lesson Builder offers new way for faculty to use CTools

The ITS CTools Team has introduced a new way for faculty to build, manage and use course sites. The feature, called Lesson Builder, provides sequencing capabilities that allow instructors to create sites with easy-to-follow navigation and instructions for students.

November 25, 2013

Eight U-M researchers selected as 2013 AAAS fellows

Eight U-M scientists and engineers have been elected 2013 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. U-M researchers were among 388 new fellows announced Monday by AAAS.

November 18, 2013

Project seeks to change how STEM courses are taught

Leaders of a project to transform the teaching of STEM courses — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — in LSA say it will take a culture change from within to accomplish, but they are confident the university is ready for the challenge.

November 11, 2013

Higher ed briefs

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

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, seeking a better understanding of diversity’s role in the academic and social contexts of graduate school, and working to identify ways to effectively enhance and maintain diversity. 

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 an engineering professor with a proven entrepreneurial track record as a senior adviser.

October 28, 2013

U-M Fulbright recipients

Fulbright U.S. Student grantees

The 2013-2014 U-M Fulbright U.S. Student grantees, degrees*, colleges/schools (and departments), project countries, and projects include:

Ruben Adery, B.A., LSA (Linguistics, Spanish); Brazil; English teaching assistantship.

October 28, 2013

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

Fulbright grants — one of the U.S. government’s most prestigious awards — were given to 33 students from U-M campuses for the 2013-14 academic year, funding their studies, research or teaching overseas for six to 12 months, officials said Monday.


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