1. June 16, 2022

    University pairs with Meta to build social media data archive

    Meta, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, has partnered with U-M to support the Social Media Archive, which will provide access to some of the most consequential information in contemporary society.

  2. June 15, 2022

    Data stewardship initiative supports research community

    The Office of the Vice President for Research is launching a Research Data Stewardship Initiative to ensure researchers across U-M are better positioned to equitably and securely share their research data.

  3. May 31, 2022

    What’s in a name? Glimmers of evolution, U‑M researcher finds

    Evolutionary biologist Mitchell Newberry, assistant professor of complex systems, has found that the more popular a name becomes, the less likely future parents are to follow suit.

  4. May 31, 2022

    Asian Americans armed selves during pandemic due to racial acts

    Asian Americans who experienced increased acts of racism at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic were more likely to acquire firearms and ammunition for self-defense, researchers at U-M and Eastern Michigan University found.

  5. May 18, 2022

    $1.5M grant to support firearm injury prevention research

    U-M has been awarded a $1.5 million federal grant to launch a postdoctoral research training program focusing specifically on the prevention of firearm injuries among children and teens.

  6. May 17, 2022

    Polarized Instagrammers fueled coverage of athlete activism

    News media covered the NFL national anthem protests more heavily on their Instagram accounts when readers’ reactions to protest were more negative and more polarized, a U-M study found.

  7. May 12, 2022

    U-M scientist part of effort to show image of Milky Way black hole

    Mark Reynolds, an associate research scientist in LSA’s Department of Astronomy, was part of a team of astronomers who helped unveil the first image of the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.

  8. May 10, 2022

    Public school investment reduces adult crime, study shows

    Increased investment in public schools pays off through reductions in adult crime, according to a new U-M study from the Ford School’s Education Policy Initiative.

  9. May 5, 2022

    Group activities could reduce firearm violence among youth

    Participation in organized and group activities may play a key role in preventing firearm aggression among youth who have been exposed to violence or violent behaviors, according to a new study by researchers at U-M’s Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention.

  10. May 5, 2022

    Mentioning ‘white privilege’ increases online polarization

    If there’s an online discussion about race, using the term “white privilege” can create a polarized situation, U-M researchers say.