More workplaces are being asked to use their considerable economic impact to address social issues from health care to the environment, and how management is asked to help makes a difference, says a University of Michigan researcher.
If you are a frequent user of technology, something like this probably happens to you every day: You search the web for articles on the nutrition needs of your new puppy and almost immediately ads from pet food companies start flooding your social accounts and web pages.
Compensation of U.S. oil and gas executives is closely tied to oil prices — much more closely than economic theory would predict, according to new University of Michigan research.
From data breaches to deep fakes to self-driving cars to anti-loot box legislation, digital cultures dominate the news cycle, making it more important than ever to understand the new opportunities and dangers presented by technological disruption and digital cultures.
The federal response to hurricanes Harvey and Irma was faster and more generous than the help sent to Puerto Rico in preparation and in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, according to University of Michigan researchers.
Why did hundreds of companies announce positive actions — from wage increases to expanding facilities — after the new tax law took effect in 2018? Was their motivation economic or political?
Mcity at the University of Michigan has outlined a test track-based concept for evaluating the safety of highly automated vehicles before they’re tested on public roads that could emerge as a model for a voluntary standard for safety testing.
For the first time, Mcubed has distributed funding to faculty from all three University of Michigan campuses.
Imagine taking a pill that would help you stave off the flu and potentially prevent secondary infections like pneumonia.
Higher education institutions that prioritize diversity both in employment numbers and an inclusive climate lessen the psychological disparities among faculty of color, a new University of Michigan study found.
High-achieving, low-income students who received personalized commitment of financial aid are more than twice as likely to apply, be admitted to and enroll in a top-tier university, according to a new University of Michigan study.
When your doctor asks how often you exercise, do you give her an honest answer? How about when she asks what you’ve been eating lately? If you’ve ever stretched the truth, you’re not alone.
An extremely messy personal space seems to lead people to believe the owner of that space is more neurotic and less agreeable, say University of Michigan researchers.
Psychologists from U-M’s Flint and Ann Arbor campuses explored the degree of messiness in one’s workspace and how it affects perceptions of the owner’s personality.
Research expenditures at the University of Michigan reached a record high in fiscal year 2018, helping spur advancements in a variety of areas ranging from mobility and opioid addiction to sustainability and the arts.
They look to be one of the top Black Friday bargains this year — those smart speakers like Alexa and Google Home that can give you the weather forecast, turn on your favorite tunes or arm the alarm on your house.
Democrats, Republicans and independents are all less likely to support candidates who would undermine the independence of law enforcement investigations, according to a new study from Bright Line Watch.
Augmented reality technology can accelerate testing of connected and automated vehicles by 1,000 to 100,000 times, and reduce additional testing costs — beyond the price of physical vehicles — to almost zero, according to a new white paper published by Mcity.
Driving research that will lead to more personalized therapies and patient care is the focus of the latest A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute grants program, which recently announced its first two awardees.
The Michigan economy, with nine years of uninterrupted job growth from the third quarter of 2009 to the third quarter of 2018, sits on the brink of the longest period of job growth since the World War II era, University of Michigan economic forecasters say.
Electricity-generating windows and high-temperature solar power are the aims of two new University of Michigan projects, funded with a total of $1.6 million from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office.