News & Features

  1. New guide helps Michigan communities plan for solar energy

    The Graham Sustainability Institute, in partnership with Michigan State University and local officials, has developed a guide on solar energy systems for local governments.

  2. See Art History in a New Light and Reimagine Public Spaces in Online Course ‘Visualizing Women’s Work’

    ‘Visualizing Women’s Work: Using Art Media for Social Justice’ asks learners to consider the power structures on display in our public monuments

  3. At the halfway place

    The University of Michigan Biological Station leads international recognition effort as UNESCO biosphere region

    1. Academic Innovation seeks proposals to address global challenges

      The Center for Academic Innovation is accepting proposals for online courses and series that address the fundamental global challenges facing an increasingly interconnected world.

    2. Taubman Professor Says It’s a Critical Moment for a Broken Food System

      Through partnerships across campus and across borders, Associate Professor Lesli Hoey is creating solutions for global hunger and poverty.

    3. Research initiative to spur collaboration on societal challenges

      A new research initiative from the Office of the Vice President for Research will integrate social and technical sciences from across the University of Michigan to address societal challenges that intersect equity, health, infrastructure and sustainability.

    4. Free online courses for Michigan teachers support inclusive teaching and learning practices in remote and hybrid classrooms

      The University of Michigan School of Education, in partnership with Michigan State University and Michigan Virtual, offers a new suite of free online courses focused on inclusive teaching and learning.

    5. Four Taubman College Faculty Win Interdisciplinary Arts Engine Grants

      U-M ArtsEngine, an initiative that supports interdisciplinary research across the arts, design, engineering, information sciences, and technology, awarded four Arts Integrative Interdisciplinary (AiiR) Faculty Grants to Taubman College faculty this fall.

    6. Stamps Alum and Student Co-Create “Strive to Thrive”

      Dur­ing the 20 – 21 aca­d­e­mic year and into the sum­mer, Stamps alum Laura Amtower (MFA​’15), Direc­tor of Edu­ca­tion at Com­mu­nity Action Net­work (CAN), col­lab­o­rated with Stamps stu­dent Michelle Ha (BFA​’22) to cre­ate CAN’s Strive to Thrive pro­gram for local youth.