Global Engagement

  1. April 17, 2015

    MCubed grant aids maternal and child health monitoring in India

    A pilot project funded by an MCubed Diamond grant will use technology in the field and back at U-M to evaluate and track maternal and child health in rural West Bengal, India.

  2. March 16, 2015

    Many students choose service, engaged learning during break

    Hundreds of U-M students recently traded the traditional sun-fun spring break experience for service projects organized by schools and units. 

  3. March 9, 2015

    Architecture senior wins Wallenberg Fellowship to study refugee camps

    Architecture student Bjørnar Haveland will be awarded the 2015 Raoul Wallenberg Fellowship to support his study of and work to improve two of the world’s oldest refugee camps.

  4. March 5, 2015

    U-M gift establishes world’s first endowed chair of Thai Buddhism

    A $2 million gift to U-M will establish the Thai Professorship of Theravada Buddhism, which will further enhance one of North America’s largest Buddhist studies programs.

  5. February 24, 2015

    Nobel laureate to discuss U.N. report on women’s rights

    Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jody Williams and Perseus Strategies Managing Director Jared Genser will be part of a U-M panel discussion on women’s rights March 17.

  6. February 17, 2015

    U-M is No. 8 biggest producer of Peace Corps volunteers

    The University of Michigan was the eighth-largest producer of Peace Corps volunteers last year, with 51 undergraduate alumni serving around the world.

  7. February 12, 2015

    U-M Fulbright recipients

    List of U-M student and faculty Fulbright recipients.

  8. February 12, 2015

    U-M receives more Fulbrights than any other U.S. public university

    Students from U-M have received 28 Fulbright grants — more than any other public university in the nation during the 2014-15 academic year. Seven U-M faculty members also received Fulbrights.

  9. February 9, 2015

    Sustainability crucial for generations to come, coordinator says

    For Sudhakar Reddy, volunteering is more than a passion: it’s central to his philosophy of sustainability. In 2006, Reddy helped found the Indo-American Eye Care Organization, a non-profit that since its inception has screened more than 70,000 people in India for eye problems. 

  10. February 2, 2015

    MHIRT celebrates 20th anniversary aiding health disparities groups

    Now in its 20th year, the Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training Program has sent 395 U-M medical student researchers around the world.