News & Features

  1. U-M ranked 4th for Peace Corps Volunteers

    Boyle stands in front of a wall painted with the continent Africa.

    With 63 volunteers around the world, the University of Michigan is ranked 4th among large universities for producing the most Peace Corps volunteers for 2019.

  2. U-M Prison Creative Arts Project hosts 24th annual exhibition with 670 works

    A painting of several men in and around a room. One sits and paints a picture, another across from him sketches. One stands in the doorway, one walks past wearing headphones. One stands in the window pointing into the room.

    The Prison Creative Arts Project presents the “24th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners,” one of the largest prison exhibitions in the world.

  3. Buddy-to-Buddy: U-M program connects veterans in pursuit of healthy, happy post-military life

    Buddy to Buddy employee stands next to WWII veteran, both smiling.

    Life after serving in the the military can be a battle all its own for some veterans—finding fruitful employment and a place to live, readjusting to family and friends. But perhaps the biggest challenge for many is dealing with mental health challenges.

    1. Over $577,000 to Fund Student Research and Internships Abroad

      The International Institute and the Rackham Graduate School funding awards support international research and internships.

    2. Food Literacy: why what we eat matters

      In a world where we’re experiencing both a global rise in obesity and widespread hunger, it becomes important to understand how food systems affect us.

    3. U-M graduate student wins fellowship for new Americans

      University of Michigan graduate student Cherline Bazile has been awarded a Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, a program that provides financial support to immigrants and children of immigrants.

    4. Three U-M professors awarded prestigious Guggenheim Fellowships

      Three University of Michigan researchers have been named 2019 Guggenheim Fellows by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, chosen from a pool of nearly 3,000 applicants.

    5. U-M’s new multicultural center celebrates grand opening

      It’s a new chapter for the Trotter Multicultural Center, which gains a brand new building and address in the heart of the University of Michigan campus.

    6. OptiMize hits record $300,000 to fund student projects to address social issues

      OptiMize, a student-led organization at the University of Michigan, has funded a record 65 students on 36 projects this academic year to pursue social issues they are passionate about with $300,000.