News & Features

  1. U-M professor and Holocaust survivor Irene Butter shares memoir

    Like many Holocaust survivors, University of Michigan professor Irene Butter went many years without talking about her experience. In fact, it took four decades for her to conclude that silence no longer was an option.


  2. Tomorrow’s transportation—today

    The shuttle stands with its doors open, ready to take passengers.

    Mcity’s advanced vehicle discoveries will mean safer, more affordable, accessible transportation for Michigan communities.

  3. U-M’s Third Century Initiative successful in transforming teaching, learning

    A comprehensive look at the teaching and learning program of the University of Michigan Third Century Initiative shows a changed U-M culture around engaged learning.

    1. Second Gameful Learning Summer Institute to encourage student ownership of learning

      At Skyline High School in Ann Arbor paper rocket ships help students improve their reading comprehension.

    2. Small group math instruction benefits young children

      Teaching math to small groups of low-income, minority kindergartners has a positive impact on their learning and can help bridge the divide with higher-income peers, say University of Michigan researchers.

    3. First-year U-M law students jump right in to work with clients

      It’s one thing for first-year law students to learn the ins and outs of an existing legal case through lecture and course readings but quite another to figure out how to take the facts and make an argument that could win the case for a real client.

    4. Michigan students debut as interns in the World Cup

      Four University of Michigan students will take part in the FIFA World Cup this summer—not as players, but as sport management interns.

    5. House of straw: A new face of sustainability on campus

      What can a house made of straw bales teach us about sustainability?

    6. Online portal helps learners find U-M digital learning opportunities in one place

      A new Michigan Online portal brings together more than 120 massive open online courses (MOOCs), teach-outs, specializations, MasterTrack certificates, XSeries, MicroMasters and professional certificate programs hosted on online platforms Coursera and edX.