News & Features

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

    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.

  2. U-M professor’s new jazz album pays tribute to women heroes in sports, social justice, politics

    When Ellen Rowe was a young girl growing up in Ridgefield, Connecticut, there weren’t many women making jazz music.

  3. U-M’s new Daring Dances project explores social justice through movement in Detroit, Ann Arbor

    Daring Dances, a curatorial program created by Clare Croft, an associate professor of dance and American culture at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance, announces its first public events: three upcoming performances in Detroit and Ann Arbor.

  4. U-M establishes advisory group to integrate Detroit engagement

    Keeping with the University of Michigan’s commitment to integrate and strengthen engagement efforts in the city of Detroit, the university recently established the Detroit Advisory Group and named a new special adviser on Detroit engagement.

  5. Unexpected connections: U-M information student uses technology to help underserved areas

    University of Michigan graduate student John Traylor knew the work he was doing in Puerto Rico to shore up communications infrastructure some nine months after Hurricane Maria was important, but it wasn’t until the project was finished that he fully understood the impact.

  6. U-M Ford School hosts global competition on migration

    Migration is a mounting global problem with no clear solutions. A daylong international competition at the University of Michigan will challenge public policy students to test their skills on this important issue.

  7. Teaching self-driving cars to predict pedestrian movement

    By zeroing in on humans’ gait, body symmetry and foot placement, University of Michigan researchers are teaching self-driving cars to recognize and predict pedestrian movements with greater precision than current technologies.

  8. U-M symposium: Where data and doing good intersect

    From understanding the influence of congressional members’ Twitter accounts to discussing why the global crude oil price rose again after 2016, the second annual Data for Public Good Symposium will showcase the unique ways in which students, faculty, staff and community members have analyzed and assessed data to benefit others.

  9. U-M is top public university for Fulbrights

    University of Michigan students received 24 Fulbright grants for the 2018-19 academic year—the most of any public university in the nation for the 14th year in a row, the U.S. State Department announced.