News & Features

  1. 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.

  2. Health students across U-M’s three campuses gather for Interprofessional Education in Action

    Discussion at IPE

    IPE promotes the development of multidisciplinary expert teams, so students can develop skills and deliver high quality health care services together.

  3. Unique online course aims to prepare students, others for work with communities

    A circle of many people wearing “Emfasis” bracelets outstretch their hands to meet in the center of the circle.

    Experts from eight units across the university and a group of 15 students teamed up to create the Community Engagement: Collaborating for Change massive open online course (MOOC).

    1. 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.

    2. 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…

    3. U-M exhibition explores relationship between art, politics of the early 1970s

      “Abstraction, Color, and Politics in the Early 1970s” presents large-scale work by four American artists—Helen Frankenthaler, Sam Gilliam, Al Loving and Louise Nevelson—who chose abstraction as a means of expression within a particularly intense political climate.

    4. Compostable diapers are the aim of new sustainability startup

      Ecovia Renewables has shown that its biodegradable material can compete with conventional disposable diaper absorbency in the lab, and it’s working with manufacturers to put the material into prototype diapers and other hygiene products.

    5. From ponds to power: $2M to perfect algae as diesel fuel

      With $2 million from the U.S. Department of Energy, University of Michigan researchers aim to make the long-touted promise of algae as a biofuel source for diesel engines into a reality.

    6. U-M program opens doors for young job-seekers

      Summer18 is a partnership among the University of Michigan, Michigan Works! Southeast and Washtenaw County.

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    4. EdX Partners Support Fees for Online Courses