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The University of Michigan is in the top 10 among large colleges and universities that produce Peace Corps volunteers for the 18th consecutive year.
Noted social historian, author and academic leader Earl Lewis will join the faculty as director of the new U-M Center for Social Solutions at the completion of his term as president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in March.
From football players taking a knee during the national anthem to debates over allowing controversial speakers on campuses to the question about rights of immigrant activists, interpretations of the First Amendment right to free speech are front-and-center in many conversations.
University of Michigan faculty scholars received 12 Fulbright grants for the 2017-18 academic year, the most of any research university in the nation.
Time is running out on the decades-old tradition of beginning classes well after the designated start time.
So-called "Michigan time" — the practice of starting classes, meetings and events 10 minutes after the designated start time to allow for travel time across campus — will end May 1 at the start of the spring semester.
Renowned behavioral neuroscientist Terry E. Robinson will give the Henry Russel Lecture on March 5.
His lecture, titled "Rush to Reductionism: Lessons from Studies on the Neurobiology of Addiction," will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the Rackham Amphitheatre.
Historically, when people talk about developing a good — or even great — city, the focus has been fairly superficial, says June Manning Thomas.
Tall, beautiful buildings and lively business and entertainment districts are important, but they aren't enough.
According to retired ambassador Melvyn Levitsky, being a professor of practice requires infusing stimulating scholarly material with real-life experience.
Three new sports to debut at UM-Dearborn this fall
Four University of Michigan researchers have been named 2018 Sloan Research Fellows, a group of 126 early-career scholars recognized by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
President Mark Schlissel said Thursday the University of Michigan would engage an outside expert to review its policies and practices to be sure U-M is doing all it can to prevent and respond to reports of sexual misconduct in all aspects of the university community.
Four faculty members have been recognized for outstanding contributions to undergraduate education as this year's Arthur F. Thurnau Professors.
The 2018 honorees, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents and effective July 1, are Eric F. Bell, Jason P. De León, Jason P. McCormick and Ellen H. Rowe.
Grand Rapids business and community leaders Mike and Sue Jandernoa are intensifying their efforts to improve the mathematics proficiency of Michigan schoolchildren through a partnership with the University of Michigan.
Professors Kimberlee Kearfott and Cheryl Moyer will receive the 2018 Sarah Goddard Power Award, and the University of Michigan-Dearborn's College of Engineering and Computer Science will be recognized with the Rhetaugh G. Dumas Progress in Diversifying Award.
LSA earns award from Diversity Abroad
Forty-two companies have committed to investing $150,000 each in Mcity as Affiliate members over the next three years.
Mcity is the University of Michigan-led public-private R&D initiative leading the transformation to connected and automated mobility.
Companies investing in second-phase funding as Mcity Affiliate members:
President Mark Schlissel's Biosciences Initiative on Monday issued its first Request for Applications to U-M faculty, calling for high-impact research initiatives focused on solving critical problems in the biosciences.
Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday recommended a 2 percent bump in higher education funding for Michigan's 15 public universities for the 2018-19 fiscal year.
The recommended increase would bring total operating funds for state universities to more than $1.5 billion, exceeding the 2011 funding level by $39.1 million.