News & Features

  1. Teach-out to encourage participants to find common ground in turbulent times

    Arthur Lupia asserts it is in such areas of common ground that people can begin to find ways to listen and respect differing points of view, and realize that often we generally agree on many of the big issues of life, even if we differ on how to approach them.

  2. Growing local: U-M alums provide fresher food to consumers, higher profits to farmers

    Argus Farm Stop has grown into a $4 million contributor to the local food economy since launching less than five years ago.

  3. U-M, artists ‘pave’ Ann Arbor’s Liberty Street with 10,000 illuminated books

    The one-night-only “Literature vs. Traffic” installation by Luzinterruptus, an anonymous art collective based in Spain, “paved” Ann Arbor’s Liberty Street with more than 10,000 illuminated books.

  4. Wolverine Disaster Relief students helping Texans still recovering from Hurricane Harvey

    U-M students from Wolverine Disaster Relief visit Houston to help rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, which hit southern Texas in August 2017 and affected 13 million people.

  5. Visiting artist Claudia Bitran to recreate sinking of Titanic with U-M synchronized swim club, art students

    With the help of students in a University of Michigan Stamps School of Art & Design class and the U-M Synchronized Swimming Club, New York-based multimedia artist Claudia Bitran will recreate scenes from director James Cameron’s “Titanic” at U-M’s Canham Natatorium this week.

  6. U-M hits new record with 21 startups in FY2018

    The number of startups launched at the University of Michigan nearly doubled in fiscal year 2018 to 21 as U-M inventors went to market with a broad array of discoveries from autonomous shuttles to a post-surgery warning system that alerts doctors to patient distress well ahead of traditional methods.

  7. U-M launches website to integrate Detroit engagement

    The University of Michigan launches a new website today that captures the engagement of its faculty, students, staff and alumni in Detroit.

  8. Event explores ways to advance public engagement and DEI

    Members of the university and wider community gathered Monday to address ways U-M and other institutions can more effectively build partnerships outside the academy to drive positive social change.

  9. U-M, Nobel Peace Prize winner: Partners in caring for victims of sexual violence

    The University of Michigan is a close partner to Denis Mukwege, who received the Nobel Peace Prize this week for his work to end sexual violence against women in armed conflict.