As a young researcher at the University of Heidelberg in his native Germany, Volker Sick worked with universities and schools in several different countries, which helped him understand the value of collaboration between people with different experiences and viewpoints.
Thousands of University of Michigan faculty, staff and students will spend part of their summer break traveling the globe for research, educational programs and, perhaps, a little rest and relaxation.
When Meagan Malm was a freshman at the University of Michigan, she had to choose a language requirement. She didn't want to do Spanish like she did in high school, so instead she chose Swahili, a language widely spoken in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda in Africa.
The University of Michigan is in the top 10 among large colleges and universities that produce Peace Corps volunteers for the 18th consecutive year.
University of Michigan faculty scholars received 12 Fulbright grants for the 2017-18 academic year, the most of any research university in the nation.
A new virtual exchange program will allow undergraduate students at the University of Michigan the chance to address social entrepreneurship challenges from opposite sides of the world.
A University of Michigan student who plans to study medicine, public health and forced migration has been named one of 32 Americans chosen as Rhodes Scholars representing the United States.
For the fifth straight year, the University of Michigan ranks in the top 10 among higher education institutions with the most students studying abroad, according to a new report.
Starting this fall, a new secure, cloud-based travel registry will give the University of Michigan more robust and efficient tools to track and contact its faculty and staff traveling abroad in case of an emergency.
In an effort to tackle environmental challenges and create a sustainable world, the School for Environment and Sustainability and Tsinghua University's School of Environment have established a new program to cultivate talents for global sustainability and facilitate academic cooperation between the United States and China.
Five research teams from the University of Michigan and Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China are sharing $1 million to study data science and its impact on air quality, galaxy clusters, lightweight metals, financial trading and renewable energy.
An online cancer database. Soil restoration and conservation. Groundwater and sanitation. Reproductive health. Visual culture of orthodox churches. Capacity building in engineering.
The University of Michigan has a new, official Chinese name: 密西根大学.
It was unveiled by S. Jack Hu, vice president for research, during the Pan Asia alumni reunion in Shanghai on May 28.
In the late 1980s, William Davidson, owner of Guardian Industries, opened a glass manufacturing plant in communist Hungary, at the time considered one of the more progressive countries in the Soviet bloc.
For more than two decades, Louise Baldwin has been behind some of the most innovative orientation programs for international students, staff and faculty at the University of Michigan.
Adelia Davis was a freshman at the University of Michigan the year Nelson Mandela died.
The School of Information has announced the future establishment of two new information centers to improve communications infrastructure in underserved communities and advance data usage by organizations that serve populations in those areas.
The University of Michigan has moved up two spots to No. 4 on the list of colleges and universities that produce the most Peace Corps volunteers.
U-M, which made the list for the 17th consecutive year, is the fourth all-time producer of Peace Corps volunteers, with 2,684 alumni having served since the agency was created in 1961.
The University of Michigan will collaborate with Chinese institutions to advance research, development and deployment of new transportation technologies and cutting-edge innovations.
Fourteen faculty members who work across the world to improve public health are the first to be named U-M Professors of Global Public Health.