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November 13, 2018

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November 6, 2018

Scenes from Election Day

Students cast their ballots at cardboard booths erected in the Michigan League.

October 29, 2018

Teach-out to encourage common ground in turbulent times

A recent NBC News headline reads “Americans are divided over everything except division.”

The article and many others of late make similar claims: Those in the United States who disagree strongly on many issues at least can agree that this is an extremely divided nation.

September 26, 2018

Online course helps students, others engage with communities

More than 5,000 University of Michigan students engage in community-based projects each year, according to reporting alone, and most likely that number is higher when other informal, undocumented experiences are factored in.

July 5, 2018

Teach-out seeks to catalyze civil discourse surrounding immigration

As the debate continues over the current administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy, the University of Michigan offers free, online education opportunities for anyone, anywhere to encourage productive ways to engage in civil discourse surrounding timely topics and issues.

June 11, 2018

Third Century Initiative changing culture for teaching, learning

A comprehensive look at the teaching and learning program of the University of Michigan Third Century Initiative shows a changed U-M culture around engaged learning. The initiative was a $50 million project to transform teaching and scholarship at the university.

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