News & Features

  1. U-M professor’s play inspired by deadly incident on Mexican border

    SMTD professor channels his passion into a collection of diverse monologues meant to shed light on issues surrounding immigration and the dangers of crossing borders.

  2. Free speech: U-M president, faculty, students, and media lead online teach-out series

    Campus-wide initiative seeks to engage a larger community in the conversation about free speech at universities, recognizing conflict, and effectively exchanging ideas with those who may have different perspectives.

  3. Museum Studies Program brings together diverse cohorts of students with ranging interests

    Students from unique academic backgrounds gain new perspectives on museum theory and history through this close-knit program while also gaining practical experience in the field.

    1. U-M, Detroit work to boost economic mobility

      The University of Michigan and the city of Detroit are joining forces to boost economic mobility and break the cycle of poverty in Detroit. Under the four-year agreement, U-M will…

    2. Student innovations to tackle health, education issues

      Innovations that promote safe sex, improve mental health on college campuses, assist young people making student loan decisions, and provide personalized tutoring have taken top honors in two separate but…

    3. Bicentennial StoryCorps Interview No. 9: Be Fearless

      In celebration of the University of Michigan’s Bicentennial, the U-M Library partnered with the national oral history organization StoryCorps to record and preserve stories from our community. During the Fall…

    4. M²GATE Virtual Exchange Program’s first cohort addresses unemployment, skill development and more

      Dozens of students from U-M’s three campuses gather at the Ross School of Business, surrounded by monitors upon which teams from across the world can be seen. Everyone waits anxiously…

    5. U-M students share winning ideas to bring pop-up retail to Detroit’s neighborhoods

      The challenge, run by the Center for Social Impact at the Ross School of Business, provides graduate and undergraduate students across U-M an opportunity to collaborate and solve complex social issues in a competitive environment with real-world implications.

    6. Black River Big History Project: Asking the ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions

      In this course, instead of a linear telling of world events over time, students learn how everything is tied together through astronomy, biology, philosophy, history, psychology and anything else they discover along the way through billions of years.

  4. Coastal care: Researchers work with communities to shore up effects of erosion

    U-M researchers are part of a program that trains local officials in coastal management and helps them better understand the threats posed by climate change and building in floodplains.

  5. Peace Corps: U-M in Top 10 for 18th straight year

    “The high-impact experiences that our applicants gain at U-M, including service, academic coursework, leadership development, and global and intercultural learning opportunities… contribute to their ability to serve capably as Peace Corps volunteers,” said Judith Pennywell, director of U-M’s International Center.