March 02, 2021

Global Engagement

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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. 

  5. 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.

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    The Trump administration has rescinded a rule that would have required international students across the United States to take in-person classes this fall or face possible deportation.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.