Global Engagement

  1. September 6, 2023

    U-M students bridge cultures, empower communities around world

    From China to Mongolia, and from France to South Africa, U-M students embarked on expeditions that defied borders and redefined cultural connections this summer.

  2. August 18, 2023

    President’s award winners focus on global health, student travel

    Jody Lori of the School of Nursing and Katie Lopez of the School of Social Work are this year’s recipients of the President’s Award for Distinguished Service in International Education.

  3. May 24, 2023

    U-M only U.S. university helping build massive telescope

    The Extremely Large Telescope — the largest optical telescope ever built — could change everything we know about the universe, and U-M is the only U.S. university involved in building it.

  4. May 17, 2023

    U-M joins initiative advancing auto-sector chip development

    U-M has become part of a new public-private partnership that will establish a global semiconductor center of excellence in Michigan focusing on the auto industry.

  5. May 5, 2023

    U-M expands support for faculty, staff traveling abroad

    U-M employees now have additional resources for enhanced safety and support for personal and business trips abroad, including travel health consultations and travel-abroad health insurance.

  6. April 27, 2023

    U-M center awards $1.9M to promote global vaccine equity

    U-M’s Center for Global Health Equity has awarded $1.9 million to two research teams working to ensure eligible recipients have full, affordable access to recommended vaccinations.

  7. April 24, 2023

    ROTC students learn the realities of D-Day where it happened

    Stepping out of the classroom and onto the beaches of Normandy, France, ROTC cadets and midshipmen from U-M embarked on a journey recently to process the reality of World War II’s D-Day.

  8. April 5, 2023

    Two from LSA named Ecological Society of America Fellows

    Meghan Duffy and María Natalia Umaña, faculty members in LSA’s Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, have been chosen as 2023 fellows of the Ecological Society of America.

  9. March 20, 2023

    Faculty share international experiences to inspire others

    A panel led by U-M’s Council on Global Engagement examined how studying abroad and international fieldwork can further international engagement and provide tools to help faculty develop international programs.

  10. March 13, 2023

    Francis Medal recipient says nations must learn from pandemic

    WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, recipient of U-M’s Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Public Health, said nations must learn from the mistakes made throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.