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July 20, 2017

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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. 

March 10, 2017

IT leader Edward Happ to head two new information centers at UMSI

The School of Information has announced the future establishment of two new information centers to improve communications infrastructure in underserved communities and advance data usage by organizations that serve populations in those areas.

February 28, 2017

U-M climbs to No. 4 on Peace Corps top-producer list

The University of Michigan has moved up two spots to No. 4 on the list of colleges and universities that produce the most Peace Corps volunteers.

U-M, which made the list for the 17th consecutive year, is the fourth all-time producer of Peace Corps volunteers, with 2,684 alumni having served since the agency was created in 1961.

January 19, 2017

U-M strengthens collaborations with China

The University of Michigan will collaborate with Chinese institutions to advance research, development and deployment of new transportation technologies and cutting-edge innovations.

December 9, 2016

New award to recognize international work of faculty, staff

Every year, thousands of University of Michigan students travel the world to gain international experience and understanding through study abroad, internships and service learning opportunities. And every year, U-M receives hundreds of foreign students and faculty who enrich the campus community.

November 16, 2016

U-M to establish new partnerships with Chinese institutions

In efforts to solve pressing global issues such as clean and safe water and next-generation transportation as the world's population grows, University of Michigan leaders are entering into several agreements with Chinese institutions.

November 14, 2016

U-M tops the Big Ten in students studying overseas

The University of Michigan has the most students studying abroad among the Big Ten universities and is fifth in the nation among higher education institutions, according to a new report.

November 14, 2016

International Education Week celebrates benefits of global study

Double majoring in international and Latin American and Caribbean studies, Ozema Braddock has a lot to celebrate during International Education Week 2016.

A first-generation college student from a single parent home, she took three courses abroad and has been to Argentina, Brazil and Chile — one trip per school year.

October 15, 2016

$27M investment to globalize driverless vehicle research

A $27 million investment from a Chinese firm will strengthen the efforts of the University of Michigan, along with industry and government partners, to advance autonomous, connected vehicles and robotic technologies for a safer and more sustainable future around the world.

July 21, 2016

International Institute named an instructional unit

The University of Michigan International Institute has been named an instructional unit, allowing it to work with departments to establish joint appointments with part-time effort from existing and new faculty.

April 27, 2016

Ford School partners with business school in Latin America

The University of Michigan will launch a new partnership that enables Master of Business Administration students from one of Latin America's top business schools to earn a Master of Public Administration degree at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

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