Global Engagement

  1. October 23, 2015

    Francis Medal awarded to founder of anti-poverty agency BRAC

    U-M will award the Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Public Health to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder and chairperson of BRAC — a Bangladesh-based anti-poverty organization.

  2. October 22, 2015

    U-M Solar Car first U.S. team to finish global race; places fourth overall

    The U-M Solar Car Team finished fourth overall in the 2015 World Solar Challenge, a sun-powered sprint across Australia that was one of the closest in race history.

  3. October 13, 2015

    Two U-M centers collaborating to help struggling democracies

    The Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia and William Davidson Institute are partnering to train non-governmental organizations from countries that have recently undergone democratic transitions.

  4. September 23, 2015

    Former Ethiopia hospital CEO to lead global women’s health center

    Dr. Lia Tadesse, a former hospital executive in Ethiopia with a background in improving women’s health, has been named executive director of U-M’s Center for International Reproductive Health Training.

  5. September 17, 2015

    SPH collaboration agreement with Sichuan University

    The School of Public Health has signed a memorandum of understanding to formalize a research and programmatic collaboration with West China School of Medicine and Hospital at Sichuan University.

  6. July 14, 2015

    Five joint projects from U-M and Chinese university receive grants

    Five teams from U-M and Shanghai Jiao Tong University are sharing $1 million for research projects on nanotechnology and data science in the latest round of an ongoing collaboration.

  7. June 22, 2015

    President Schlissel traveling to China on first U-M overseas visit

    President Mark S. Schlissel will leave July 5 for Beijing and Shanghai to spend a week meeting with alumni, students and Chinese research partners.

  8. May 27, 2015

    China partnership expands with new Ross master’s program

    U-M is launching a new program for engineering students in China who want to earn a Master of Management degree at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business.

  9. April 30, 2015

    U-M pitches in with relief work after Nepal earthquake

    After surviving the massive earthquake, U-M researchers and staff in Nepal are providing tents, food and other aid to hard-to-reach communities near the epicenter.

  10. April 28, 2015

    International Institute awards $150,000 in fellowships to 52 recipients

    The International Institute has awarded a total of $150,000 to 52 U-M students through its Individual Fellowships program.