Global Engagement

  1. November 22, 2021

    Long-awaited study-abroad trips back on track, with extra steps

    About 1,500 U-M students, so far, have applied to travel to 33 countries during winter 2022, a number that is fast approaching pre-pandemic levels.

  2. November 15, 2021

    U-M No. 2 in Big Ten, No. 5 in U.S. for study-abroad participation

    U-M was the No. 2 Big Ten university and No. 5 in the nation overall for students studying abroad during the 2019-20 academic year, according to an annual report by the Institute of International Education.

  3. November 8, 2021

    Global network takes stock of human adaptation to climate change

    A study by a global network of 126 researchers, including at U-M, found that adaptation to climate change around the world is mostly fragmented and incremental and undertaken primarily by individuals and households.

  4. October 14, 2021

    U-M is among top 10 Peace Corps Prep universities

    U-M is ranked eighth among schools preparing students who would like to serve as a Peace Corps volunteer. The university’s Peace Corps Prep Program trained 19 students in the class of 2021.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.