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August 15, 2018

Global Engagement

August 8, 2018

Provost’s trip to Africa highlights deep collaborations

Artisans are crafting brass pots in Ghana. Experts in public health and engineering are studying nutrition and stunting, and health care providers are seeking to improve reproductive health outcomes in Ethiopia.

June 11, 2018

Third Century Initiative changing culture for teaching, learning

A comprehensive look at the teaching and learning program of the University of Michigan Third Century Initiative shows a changed U-M culture around engaged learning. The initiative was a $50 million project to transform teaching and scholarship at the university.

May 24, 2018

U-M, Chinese partner deepen ties with new collaborations

The University of Michigan and Shanghai Jiao Tong University — U-M's biggest global partnership — have dedicated a new building and signed another 10-year agreement to continue support of their joint institute in China.

April 26, 2018

Volker Sick receives president's international education award

As a young researcher at the University of Heidelberg in his native Germany, Volker Sick worked with universities and schools in several different countries, which helped him understand the value of collaboration between people with different experiences and viewpoints.

March 22, 2018

Wallenberg Fellow to study whether mobile phones ease poverty

When Meagan Malm was a freshman at the University of Michigan, she had to choose a language requirement. She didn't want to do Spanish like she did in high school, so instead she chose Swahili, a language widely spoken in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda in Africa.

November 20, 2017

Ford School senior named U-M's 28th Rhodes Scholar

A University of Michigan student who plans to study medicine, public health and forced migration has been named one of 32 Americans chosen as Rhodes Scholars representing the United States.

September 8, 2017

U-M, Tsinghua start grad program in environment, sustainability

In an effort to tackle environmental challenges and create a sustainable world, the School for Environment and Sustainability and Tsinghua University's School of Environment have established a new program to cultivate talents for global sustainability and facilitate academic cooperation between the United States and China.

July 27, 2017

U-M, SJTU research teams share $1 million to study data science

Five research teams from the University of Michigan and Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China are sharing $1 million to study data science and its impact on air quality, galaxy clusters, lightweight metals, financial trading and renewable energy.

May 31, 2017

U-M celebrates official name in Chinese

The University of Michigan has a new, official Chinese name: 密西根大学.

It was unveiled by S. Jack Hu, vice president for research, during the Pan Asia alumni reunion in Shanghai on May 28. 

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