Zach Petroni believes that to truly know something, you have to experience it. So that's why he spent some time working as a charcoal hauler in Kenya, loading huge bags of the fuel on a rusty, fixed-gear bike and pedaling it 20 miles into town.
During her first trip to China, President Mary Sue Coleman said in a speech that she was trained to be a biochemist who worked in a lab by herself or maybe with a few other scientists in the same field.
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The University of Michigan ranked fifth nationally among the top volunteer-producing large universities for the Peace Corps, with 81 graduates — such as Marissa Falk, who is in Cameroon — currently serving in the agency.
The Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning and LSA have been awarded $1.3 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a major initiative on the synergies between humanities research and the design of cities.
The U-M International Institute and the Committee on Institutional Cooperation announce the establishment of the Islamic Studies Virtual Curriculum, funded by a $3 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
The University of Michigan's biggest global partnership has won the Andrew Heiskell Award — one of the highest honors in international higher education, officials said Monday.
James Holloway, vice provost for global and engaged education, and Jun Ni, dean of the Joint Institute, discuss the past, present and future of U-M's partnership with Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
LSA and the International Institute have formally approved the establishment of the Copernicus Program in Polish Studies.
India has emerged in recent years as one of the world’s most vibrant economies, the largest democracy, a key player in geopolitics, home to the world’s largest middle class and a contributor to global trends in art and aesthetics.
Following her November visit to India, President Mary Sue Coleman has issued a call for proposals to launch new programs and build on ideas generated during the trip.
The Medical School is expanding its collaboration with All India Institute of Medical Sciences, one of India’s top academic medical programs, officials said.
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As we learn more details about the typhoon devastation in the Philippines, the desire to help grows stronger.
The University of Michigan surged to No. 10 in a ranking of U.S. schools with the most students studying abroad in 2011-12 — a big jump from the No. 16 spot last year, a key survey of global education trends said Monday.
The Confucius Institute and Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, both at the University of Michigan, host the art exhibition “Chinese Now: Contemporary Portraits” presented by 31 faculty members from the School of Arts, Renmin University of China.
President Mary Sue Coleman and other University of Michigan leaders will visit India next week to build partnerships and strengthen collaborations with Indian institutions of higher education.
Professor Donald Lopez spent the past 12 years compiling the most authoritative and wide-ranging reference on Buddhism ever produced in English.
Investor Richard Rogel and Susan Rogel want the best and the brightest future doctors to continue to come to the Medical School to study medicine and enter their chosen medical specialty free from debt.
Global experiences can be poignant, funny, uplifting and sometimes unsettling.
“The river was deciding when I was going to breathe and when I was going to get wet,” said Brandon Marshall, a master’s student in the School of Natural Resources and Environment, on his rafting experience in Costa Rica.
Popular Mechanics magazine will this month present a Breakthrough Innovator Award to Dr.
Fulbright U.S. Student grantees
The 2013-2014 U-M Fulbright U.S. Student grantees, degrees*, colleges/schools (and departments), project countries, and projects include:
• Ruben Adery, B.A., LSA (Linguistics, Spanish); Brazil; English teaching assistantship.