November 26, 2020

Global Engagement

  1. November 16, 2020

    U-M first in Big Ten, fourth in U.S. for number of students abroad

    U-M is the top-ranked Big Ten university and No. 4 in the nation when it comes to students studying abroad, according to the annual Open Doors report by the Institute of International Education.

  2. September 28, 2020

    Virus prompts U-M to cancel winter 2021 study abroad programs

    U-M schools and colleges are canceling winter 2021 study abroad programs for undergraduate students, due to ongoing travel warnings and restrictions related to the COVID-19 global pandemic. 

  3. July 20, 2020

    UM-Flint professor honored for 25 years of international nursing

    Maureen Tippen, a clinical associate professor emerita of nursing, is this year’s recipient of U-M’s President’s Award for Distinguished Service in International Education.

  4. July 14, 2020

    Federal government rescinds new international student restrictions

    The Trump administration has rescinded a rule that would have required international students across the United States to take in-person classes this fall or face possible deportation.

  5. July 7, 2020

    U-M statement from July 7 on Homeland Security policy

    University leaders are expressing their “strong disagreement” with a temporary U.S. Department of Homeland Security  policy restricting educational opportunities for international students.

  6. March 30, 2020

    U-M professors coordinate international donation efforts

    When Michigan Medicine called for donations of personal protective equipment, U-M professors of Chinese heritage were among the first to respond, leveraging donations of more than 36,000 items.

  7. March 5, 2020

    U-M issues new recommendations related to coronavirus

    A universitywide update related to the COVID-19 coronavirus recommends that faculty, staff or students who recently traveled to China, South Korea, Italy or Iran should self-quarantine for two weeks.

  8. February 26, 2020

    U-M ranked in top 10 for Peace Corps volunteers

    U-M has 55 alumni volunteering with the Peace Corps around the world — 10th-most among large U.S. colleges and universities. U-M ranks No. 6 among graduate schools with 11 graduate alumni serving.

  9. February 25, 2020

    Coronavirus update: U-M restricting travel to South Korea

    The university has issued a restriction on U-M travel to South Korea as the outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus continues. University-related travel to China was restricted previously.

  10. February 20, 2020

    Days of Opportunity helps faculty promote research to public

    Days of Opportunity was created by UMSocial to promote public engagement by faculty members and enhance awareness of how their research can make a difference beyond campus.