News & Features

  1. Electronic coaching program offers students tailored help

    Shannon Scheel likes the practice questions that help her prepare for statistics exams. Jacob Anderson thinks he has an advantage over students in his chemistry class who don’t use the…

  2. Engineering with Grace continues

    With the tablet computer on her lap, Grace Simon, 13, hoisted her hand and set it down on the screen. It didn’t matter where her fingers landed. Just like that,…

  3. Growing community at the U-M farm

    A group of incoming School of Natural Resources and Environment students had barely begun working when the first lessons, albeit informal ones, happened. “This is in the beet family. Do…

  4. Transforming STEM teaching

    Leaders of a project to transform the teaching of STEM courses (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts at the University of Michigan…

  5. The science of autophagy translated through art, music, dance

    Click. Click. Click. Click. Red spike heels punctuate the floor in unison as four “harpies” in vibrant shades of pink, yellow, blue and orange encircle the intended victim, the alien…

  6. Engineering with Grace

    To signal “yes,” Grace Simon raises her right fist. For “no,” she shakes her head. And that, for the most part, is how the 13-year-old communicates with the world. Diagnosed…

  7. Latest projects funded through Third Century Initiative

    Since coming to the University of Michigan in 2003 Professor Anne Mondro has dedicated her research and studio work to discovering how creativity impacts health care, with particular emphasis on…

  8. Addressing health disparities

    When Aiisya Williamson was growing up she saw only two options for a career in health care: become a doctor or a nurse. She enrolled as an undergraduate at the…

  9. Bollywood, Hollywood and Law

    The savory smell of samosas mingled with the Hindi spoken by the actors on the big screen and laughter of the audience. If you closed your eyes, you could easily…