News & Features

  1. Online portal helps learners find U-M digital learning opportunities in one place

    A new Michigan Online portal brings together more than 120 massive open online courses (MOOCs), teach-outs, specializations, MasterTrack certificates, XSeries, MicroMasters and professional certificate programs hosted on online platforms Coursera and edX.

  2. Michigan led nation with teach-in, now shares teach-out concept with other universities

    Last year, the U-M Office of Academic Innovation launched the U-M Teach-out Series as a way to address current social issues in a digital age and now other universities across the nation are interested in this learning model.

  3. Black Michigan residents: Mental health declines as financial health rises

    Unlike most Michigan residents, African-Americans living in the Great Lakes State report a decline in mental health as their socioeconomic status rises, according to a University of Michigan study.

  4. U-M-China partnership deepens ties with new collaborations

    The University of Michigan and Shanghai Jiao Tong University—U-M’s biggest global partnership—have dedicated a new building and signed another 10-year agreement to continue support of its joint institute in China.

  5. Mozart and molars: Music soothes nerves of dental students

    Their most anticipated and stressful practical test is one hour away but instead of pacing anxiously or stretching in the nearby corridors, the first-year dental students at the University of Michigan are enjoying classical music in a packed lecture hall.

  6. U-M Graham Institute grants target sustainability challenges in Puerto Rico, Michigan

    The Graham Sustainability Institute at the University of Michigan has awarded more than $200,000 to support three sustainability-related research projects in Puerto Rico and Michigan.

  7. U-M professor, graduate work together to empower Sudanese women

    University of Michigan researchers wanted to better understand Sudanese women’s ideas about contraceptives and family planning in order to address the challenges to providing contraceptives and better child and maternal care.

  8. Self-awareness class inspires intention app

    Inspired by a class on managing professional relationships, five recent University of Michigan graduates are developing an app that would mesh with Amazon’s Alexa to help nudge people when they’re out of sync with what they want.

  9. U-M names Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellows

    The University of Michigan has named its Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellows for the 2018-19 academic year. The group, which includes 12 American and six international journalists, is the 45th class of journalism fellows at the university.