1. November 30, 2023

    Report helps guide public engagement at research universities

    A recently published report led by U‑M’s Elyse Aurbach outlines how research universities can better support engaged and equity-oriented scholars and scholarship on their campuses.

  2. November 16, 2023

    $3M NSF grant to boost state-of-the-art solar manufacturing

    A new breed of semiconductors that could enable breakthroughs in solar cells and LEDs will benefit from cutting-edge manufacturing approaches, through a new project led by U-M.

  3. November 8, 2023

    Study focuses on decarbonizing light-duty transportation

    U-M researchers have found that meeting greenhouse gas emissions goals for light-duty vehicles — passenger vehicles such as cars and trucks — is possible, but not just by increasing EV sales.

  4. November 2, 2023

    Elephants: Earth’s giant climate change canaries

    U-M researcher Bill Sanders has devoted his 40-year research career to tracking 60 million years of Afro-Arabian proboscidean — elephants and their ordinal relatives — evolution.

  5. November 2, 2023

    Grant to help measure public investments in emerging industries

    The Institute for Research on Innovation and Science has received a $4.5 million federal grant to study how public investments in emerging industries can impact economic development in key technological areas.

  6. November 2, 2023

    Center based at U-M receives $20M to research tobacco use

    The Center for the Assessment of Tobacco Regulations recently received $20 million to continue its research on the impact of tobacco regulations on tobacco use patterns and their health effects.

  7. October 30, 2023

    U-M researchers document farmworker abuse in Michigan

    The Michigan Farmworker Project, a community-based participatory research project led by two U-M social epidemiologists, has documented abuses to Michigan farmworkers.

  8. October 27, 2023

    Grants to spur innovations in generative AI, computational science

    Research teams at U-M will share $575,000 to facilitate high-impact research across a broad range of domains, including sustainable energy and generative artificial intelligence.

  9. October 26, 2023

    Business owners benefit from nostalgia on social media

    U-M researcher Wenche Wang found that business’ social media posts that induced nostalgia were more likely to engage general users.

  10. October 25, 2023

    U-M study focuses on emotional expression and cultural bias

    A new study by U-M researcher Shinobu Kitayama and colleagues focuses on the emotional expression of Latin Americans, U.S. residents and Japanese.