June 18, 2021

Global Engagement

  1. April 27, 2021

    The COVID-19 health care catastrophe in India and how to help

    In his On the Agenda blog, President Mark Schlissel highlights ways the university community is stepping up to help India, a longtime education and research partner, handle an explosion of COVID-19 cases.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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. 

  8. 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.

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    The Trump administration has rescinded a rule that would have required international students across the United States to take in-person classes this fall or face possible deportation.

  10. 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.