1. October 17, 2023

    Grant for consortium led by U-M boosts energy, battery work

    A statewide consortium led by U-M’s Economic Growth Institute has received $4.9 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to create the foundation for energy storage and battery manufacturing.

  2. October 16, 2023

    Museum’s snake specimens form world’s largest research collection

    The Museum of Zoology recently acquired tens of thousands of scientifically priceless reptile and amphibian specimens, including roughly 30,000 snakes preserved in glass jars.

  3. October 16, 2023

    Identifying some foods as addictive could shift attitudes

    Conceptualizing ultra-processed foods high in carbohydrates and fats as addictive substances can contribute to efforts to improve health worldwide, according to a new international study led by a U-M researcher.

  4. October 11, 2023

    $3.3M to aid research into surgical care for opioid patients

    U-M received a $3.3 million grant to launch a comprehensive data science project that aims to inform best practices on pre- and post-surgical care procedures for patients with opioid use disorder.

  5. October 11, 2023

    University reports record $1.86B in FY ’23 research volume

    U-M reported a record $1.86 billion in research volume during fiscal year 2023, an 8.1% increase over the previous year. The expenditures have led to critical advancements in a variety of diverse research areas.

  6. October 10, 2023

    Report assesses K-12 staffing challenges in Michigan

    Vacancies of K-12 staff are nearly double, applicants are half, and hiring is now a yearlong effort across the state of Michigan compared with before the pandemic, according to a new report.

  7. October 9, 2023

    FDA approves histotripsy for liver treatment in humans

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of sound waves to break down tumors — a technique called histotripsy, which was pioneered at U-M — in humans for liver treatment.

  8. October 9, 2023

    Drier savannas helping to slow rate of climate warming

    Savannas and grasslands in drier climates around the world store more heat-trapping carbon than scientists thought they did and are helping to slow the rate of climate warming.

  9. October 9, 2023

    Hispanics killed by firearms at twice rate of whites, study finds

    The rate of firearm homicide among Hispanic populations in the United States was more than two times higher than that of white Americans in 2021, according to new research led by U-M.

  10. October 5, 2023

    Study: Women, minority faculty are less likely to negotiate pay

    A new study reveals a previously underexplored contributor to disparities in pay and employment conditions within higher education: negotiation behavior.