April 11, 2021

Global Engagement

  1. March 11, 2021

    Wege lecturer urges inclusive, expansive climate change support

    The climate justice movement has helped to shape the agenda of the Biden administration, and it’s a testament to the power of organizing, Naomi Klein said during the 2021 Peter M. Wege Lecture on Sustainability.

  2. March 8, 2021

    Africa Week follow-up: Videos of discussions on range of topics

    U-M’s Africa Week recently brought together leaders in higher education, industry, and government to address opportunities and challenges that will shape Africa in the coming decades.

  3. February 11, 2021

    U-M bringing together leaders to discuss future of Africa

    U-M will bring together leaders in higher education, industry and government for a weeklong series of discussions on the key issues and opportunities that aim to help shape Africa in the coming decades.

  4. December 2, 2020

    U-M’s first Mitchell Scholar will study cybersecurity in Ireland

    School of Information graduate student Marilu Duque has been selected as U-M’s first recipient of the George J. Mitchell Scholarship, one of the nation’s most prestigious academic honors.

  5. 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.

  6. 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. 

  7. 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.

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    The Trump administration has rescinded a rule that would have required international students across the United States to take in-person classes this fall or face possible deportation.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.