News & Features

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. U-M Museum of Art reinstalls historic entrance to reflect diversity of community, adds cafe

    When Christina Olsen took over as director of the University of Michigan Museum of Art in October 2017, one of the first things she did was open her door to U-M and regional community members.

  5. U-M celebrates public engagement, explores how to encourage more

    An event celebrating public engagement at the University of Michigan showcased the momentum among faculty making an impact outside academia, and explored ways to support and encourage more to participate.

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

    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.

  7. Learning, Serving: Students Choose Alternatives to Spring Break

    The classrooms are empty, but University of Michigan students are still learning, engaging and serving during spring break this week. Hundreds are opting to immerse themselves in communities throughout the world, recharging from their busy school schedules and making a positive impact.

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

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

  9. U-M anthropologist uses 3,000 toe tags to highlight humanitarian crisis at US-Mexico border

    Images of the Arizona desert rarely bring to mind Dora the Explorer backpacks or pink children’s coats. But thousands of objects like these lay baking in the Sonoran sun right now—a silent testament to the human tragedy of the current migration crisis.