October 19, 2019

Global Engagement

  1. October 17, 2019

    $10M gift fuels U-M efforts to improve the world’s health

    A new $10 million gift from Tadataka and Leslie D. Yamada will fund the U-M Center for Global Health Equity, which will help make a greater positive impact by addressing health inequities in the poorest nations.

  2. October 10, 2019

    U-M’s solar car Electrum to face global competition in Australia

    The U-M Solar Car Team will soon race down the Australian outback in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, with a new battery system and solar cells it hopes will propel it to a first-place finish.

  3. September 24, 2019

    University expands online course portfolio with FutureLearn

    U-M’s mission to share knowledge across the globe and shape the future of learning is further enriched through a new partnership with the social learning platform FutureLearn.

  4. September 3, 2019

    Making a difference around the world

    Many U-M students spent their summer engaged in communities nearby and across the globe, creating unforgettable memories and making a difference through service and research.

  5. July 19, 2019

    Solar Car Team doubles down on proven design with Electrum

    The U-M Solar Car Team hopes its overhauled electrical system and tightly packed solar cells will power its new vehicle, Electrum, to gold at the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.

  6. April 26, 2019

    Wallenberg Fellow to work with sexual assault survivors in Ethiopia

    Carly Marten is the 2019 recipient of U-M’s Wallenberg Fellowship, given each spring to a graduating senior with exceptional accomplishment for service to the public good.

  7. April 18, 2019

    Sandra Wiley puts her stamp on international education

    Sandra Wiley, director of international study programs at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design, is the recipient of this year’s President’s Award for Distinguished Service in International Education.

  8. March 20, 2019

    U-M fourth for Peace Corps volunteers among large universities

    With 63 volunteers working around the world, U-M is ranked fourth among large universities for producing the most Peace Corps volunteers for 2019. 

  9. February 11, 2019

    U-M again tops list of public universities for student Fulbrights

    U-M produced 26 student Fulbright grant recipients in 2018-19, the most of any public university in the nation. Three faculty members from the Ann Arbor campus and two from UM-Flint also received grants.

  10. December 11, 2018

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

    Nine U-M students and a faculty member are attending this month’s COP 24 summit in Poland, observing the conference to discuss and coordinate the fight against climate change.