April 02, 2020

Global Engagement

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. February 19, 2020

    International travelers reminded to register trips in U-M system

    With peak travel season approaching, U-M community members are reminded to record their international travel plans using the university’s secure registry for faculty, staff, students and sponsored affiliates.

  7. February 17, 2020

    Town hall highlights best practices for international engagement

    U-M is taking steps to strengthen transparency and streamline the reporting processes around international engagement, including efforts to centralize disclosure procedures and develop a compliance auditing system.

  8. February 13, 2020

    U-M part of worldwide contest to advance artificial intelligence

    U-M is one of 10 teams worldwide participating in the Alexa Socialbot Grand Challenge, a university competition to further the capabilities of artificial intelligence.

  9. February 10, 2020

    Thirty-two U-M students, faculty members receive Fulbright awards

    Eleven faculty members from the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses joined 21 students and young alumni in receiving Fulbright awards to fund overseas research or teaching during the 2019-20 academic year.

  10. February 3, 2020

    Town halls to focus on best practices in international engagement

    The Office of the Vice President for Research will host three town halls that focus on best practices for international engagement. The events Feb. 17, 19 and 20 are free and open to U-M faculty and staff.