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August 19, 2019

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July 19, 2019

Solar Car Team doubles down on proven design with Electrum

Under the hot Australian sun, the University of Michigan Solar Car Team hopes its overhauled electrical system and tightly packed trapezoid solar cells will power its car to gold at the 1,800-mile Bridgestone World Solar Challenge this fall.

December 11, 2018

Nine U-M students, faculty member attending U.N. climate summit

Nine University of Michigan students and a faculty member are attending this month’s COP 24 summit in Katowice, Poland, where envoys from nearly 200 countries have gathered to discuss and coordinate the fight against climate change.

December 10, 2018

U-M to end agreement with Confucius Institute next year

The university has decided not to renew the agreement to host a Confucius Institute at the University of Michigan for a third term when the current partnership expires in 2019.

The university has informed Hanban, the headquarters of Confucius Institute, of this decision.

November 15, 2018

Three from U-M receive Fulbright-Hays doctoral fellowships

The International Institute at the University of Michigan has announced that three doctoral candidates received U.S. Department of Education Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowships for the 2018-19 academic year.

September 7, 2018

International Institute receives $12.9M in federal Title VI grants

The University of Michigan’s International Institute has been awarded $12.9 million from the U.S. Department of Education under its competitive and prestigious Title VI program.

The awards include Foreign Language and Area Studies grants which will provide fellowships to more than 100 students in the first year.

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.

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