Innovation

  1. UROP event celebrates a year of faculty, student research

    When 1,300 students and 900 faculty-staff mentors gather Wednesday to show off the work they’ve been doing together this year, the projects will include research on self-driving cars, police-involved shootings,…

  2. The beating heart of Cuba

    Music is everywhere in Cuba. You hear it emanating from the densely packed apartment buildings, from the open-air restaurants and bars, from the never-ending stream of candy-colored vintage American cars…

  3. Course mixes students for close look at prison system

    As U-M students make their way five or six at a time to a large multipurpose room it looks like old home week as each one greets an awaiting classmate….

  4. Provost’s seminar centers on engaged learning and impact

    At the Provost’s Seminar on Teaching, educators from the University of Michigan and across higher education discussed how to demonstrate the impact of engaged learning methods. Faculty and staff from…

  5. U-M launches digital teach-outs on current topics

    Authoritarian rule and fake news are among the topics for the University of Michigan Teach-Out Series, a new open online opportunity for global learners. U-M President Mark Schlissel kicked off…

  6. Presidential announcement, edX CEO talk to top two-day Academic Innovation forum

    An innovative new mechanism to connect faculty and the public around current events and issues will be announced by President Mark Schlissel this month. Schlissel will open the Academic Innovation…

  7. Bringing Tagore to the world

    The bell sounded at 12:30 p.m. Students slowly started trickling into the Ann Arbor Pioneer High School Orchestra rehearsal room, carrying instruments of every shape and size. As they filled…

  8. U-M Library battles fake news with new class

    The University of Michigan Library, which has a long record of improving the way students go about finding, evaluating and using information in their academic work, is fighting back against…

  9. New food systems course opens doors to community

    Mike Levine represents one of the original cornerstones of the global food system: farmers. The University of Michigan alumnus co-owns a Scio Township farm that spans 122 acres and boasts…

  10. R&D leaders from top universities gather at U-M to discuss what’s next in academic innovation

    As universities increasingly experiment with how technology can enhance the learning experience, what if the people on the front lines of these efforts could systematically share stories of success and…

  11. Registrars from top universities discuss the transcript of the future

    As students increasingly take part in unique study opportunities at their colleges and universities, the concept of a traditional transcript to demonstrate learning and competency just doesn’t cut it, university…

  12. U-M camera-trap project captures hundreds of thousands of Michigan wildlife selfies

    University of Michigan wildlife ecologist Nyeema Harris and graduate student Corbin Kuntze are deep in the woods in the southeast corner of the U-M Biological Station, a 10,000-acre property at…