News & Features

  1. The art of queer health sciences: U-M students translate research through art in new exhibition

    Michigan Students organize a new community art exhibition to highlight queer experiences and help individuals rethink how art can transform communities, generate healing and share knowledge.


  2. U-M, Activision Blizzard CEO develop next generation of esports leaders with premier collegiate program

    A multimillion dollar gift from Robert “Bobby” Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard, will establish a multidisciplinary esports program at the University of Michigan School of Information. Kotick’s $4 million gift will fund a professor to lead the development of the program, combining best-in-class research and instruction in computer science, sports management and user experience, among other disciplines.

  3. The best laid plans: Great Lakes Writers Corps proves nimble after projects upended by COVID-19

    Before Covid-19 lecturer Molly Beer planned to approach her Great Lakes Writers Corps from a community engaged perspective. With the pandemic, however, the immersive approach was not going to work. So Beer got creative and switched to a strategy that offers opportunities for many types of writing.

    1. Taubman College’s Expertise in Digital Scenographies Is Transforming Events and Connections

      A digital theater, part of an interactive online platform experience, to replicate the creative energy that an in-person gathering of artists personifies

    2. Catherine Hadley named one of 62 Truman Scholars for 2021

      Catherine Hadley receives the prestigious Truman Scholar award for her commitment to public service leadership

    3. Six projects to be awarded Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prizes

      Six faculty projects that involve innovative approaches to improving student learning will be honored next month with Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prizes. In this extraordinary year there were two focus areas:…

    4. Ross receives over $1M for Business+Impact Initiative, thanks to Applebaum Family Philanthropy

      The University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business has received more than $1 million as a result of a gift from the Applebaum Family Philanthropy to support its…

    5. U-M venture fund makes first investment after reaching $2M first-close fundraising milestone

      The Accelerate Blue Fund at the University of Michigan has made its first investment in a U-M tech startup.

    6. LSA Collegiate Fellow’s research on the global banana industry will create positive and environmental social change.

      LSA Collegiate Fellow Alyssa Paredes talked with LSA about the banana export trade and how she hopes her research will lead to positive social and environmental change.

  4. In The News

    1. National Academy of Medicine Names 10 Inaugural Scholars in Diagnostic Excellence for 2021

    2. CWPS marking 20 years as U-M’s hub for performance studies

    3. Center for Academic Innovation develops new tool to replace schedule builder

    4. SummerWorks seeks U-M mentors, employers for young adults

    5. U-M students in Ann Arbor launch soap line in shape of states