Global Engagement

  1. October 3, 2014

    Session encourages faculty to globalize classrooms

    Presentation shares ways that faculty members can give students a global experience — a key goal for the university’s third century. 

  2. September 25, 2014

    U-M, Shanghai Jiao Tong University fund joint biomedical, energy projects

    Six joint teams from U-M and Shanghai Jiao Tong University have won a share of $1.2 million for research projects exploring new biomedical and energy applications of nanotechnology.

  3. August 6, 2014

    Q&A: U.S.-Thai program in research training for nurses benefits both sides

    School of Nursing Dean Kathleen Potempa discusses her program’s longstanding ties with Thailand, the role nurses play in the country’s medical system and the importance of the new research project for U.S. and Thai health care. Why is research so important in nursing? All health care professionals are called upon to base their practices on…
  4. August 6, 2014

    $1.15M grant creates research program at U-M for Thai nurses

    A new project involving U-M and a Thai institute, and funded by a $1.15 million grant, will help provide research training for nurses and other health professionals in Thailand.

  5. June 24, 2014

    U-M students help Indian villages meet water needs

    A group of U-M students, who call themselves the BLUElab India team, are working to improve water filtration and storage technology for people in western India.

  6. June 23, 2014

    U-M names Jones Luong director of International Institute

    Pauline Jones Luong, professor of political science, has been named director of the International Institute. She will serve a three-year term, effective July 1.

  7. May 27, 2014

    Coleman wins Cassandra Pyle Award for international education

    President Mary Sue Coleman is the recipient of the 2014 Cassandra Pyle Award that honors her lifelong impact on international education.

  8. May 15, 2014

    Center for Chinese Studies named to honor Rogel, Lieberthal

    The Board of Regents on Thursday voted to name the Center for Chinese Studies after U-M donor Richard Rogel and Kenneth Lieberthal, the center’s former director.

  9. April 22, 2014

    Global Information Engagement scholars prepare for India projects

    Nineteen U-M students will travel to locations in India in May to work on six projects that are part of the Global Information Engagement Program.

  10. March 17, 2014

    First Wallenberg fellow tells of hauling charcoal, studying conservation in Kenya

    Zach Petroni, the first recipient of the Raoul Wallenberg Fellowship now studying the effects of conservation in Kenya, believes that to truly know something, you have to experience it.