News & Features

  1. New U-M professorship to support social justice research, action

    Hermann and Amalie Kohn, left to right black and white portraits

    A $2.5 million gift by the Kohn Charitable Trust to the University of Michigan will establish a new professorship of social justice and social policy at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

  2. ‘Art in the Age of the Internet’ to open at U-M Museum of Art

    Close up of woman's face with blue eyes

    A new exhibition at the University of Michigan Museum of Art will launch the tour of the first major thematic group exhibition in the U.S. to examine the radical impact of internet culture on visual art.

  3. Giant pterosaur ‘flies’ into U-M Museum of Natural History

    The Pterosaur hangs suspended in the new, modern Biological Sciences building atrium.

    In preparation for the reopening of the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History next spring, a life-size model of a giant, prehistoric pterosaur was installed in a five-story atrium at the university’s new Biological Sciences Building this week.

    1. Properties of Arctic snow: not your typical 1st year chemistry experiment

      Students in an intro chemistry class study snow samples from the Arctic to learn about the impact of climate change and sea ice loss.

    2. Thinking on their feet: In-class exercise helps fight childhood obesity while kids learn

      Among the many things that years of teaching elementary school students has taught Cesar Reyes, is that kids sit too much during school and should move more.

    3. U-Michigan receives 12,600+ gifts on fifth annual Giving Blueday

      Donors made 12,635 gifts to the University of Michigan on the fifth annual Giving Blueday, held on Giving Tuesday — a worldwide day of giving.

    4. U-M professor, students bring rare music manuscript from Auschwitz archive to life

      A new recording by U-M students will bring to life, for the first time since WWII, music that was arranged and performed by Auschwitz prisoners.

    5. New collaboration supports education research between U-M, MSU and state of Michigan

      The launch of a new research collaboration and a data center at the University of Michigan marks the start of a unique collaboration between U-M, Michigan State University, the Michigan Department of Education and the Center for Educational Performance and Information.

    6. U-M’s 5th annual Giving Blueday aims for more than 10,000 gifts

      Nov. 27 is the University of Michigan’s fifth annual Giving Blueday: a 24-hour fundraising campaign for hundreds of different programs and causes at U-M.