News & Features

  1. Wolverine Express forges college path for Michigan communities

    Organized by the Center for Educational Outreach, Wolverine Express trips take faculty, staff, students and alumni to under-resourced high schools across the state to promote higher education by sharing their academic and career journeys.

  2. Augmented reality at U-M improves driverless vehicle testing

    Augmented reality combines the real world with a virtual world to create a faster, more efficient and economical approach to testing connected and automated vehicles at the University of Michigan’s Mcity Test Facility.

  3. Firearm deaths, injuries among children: New website to accelerate knowledge, prevention

    Based at the University of Michigan, with more than two dozen researchers from 12 universities and health systems, FACTS aims to fill a knowledge gap about firearms and young people, and make up for a ‘lost generation’ of research on the issue.

  4. $1.6M funds solar cell windows, high-temperature solar power

    Electricity-generating windows and high-temperature solar power are the aims of two new University of Michigan projects, funded with a total of $1.6 million from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office.

  5. U-M among top three in U.S. for students studying abroad

    The University of Michigan has the most students studying abroad among the Big Ten universities and is in the top three in the nation among higher education institutions, according to a new report.

  6. Sense of home inspires Taubman lecturer to revitalize Detroit

    In an effort to preserve other Detroiters’ memories and neighborhoods, Dowdell is a partner at Century Partners, a Detroit-based real estate development firm that aims to revitalize city neighborhoods while connecting residents to investment opportunities.

  7. Pay for Success model addresses population health in underserved areas

    Projects that follow the Pay for Success funding model help deliver health interventions in disadvantaged populations, according to a University of Michigan study.

  8. New video installation at U-M shows human impact of climate change

    A new installation at the University of Michigan’s Institute for the Humanities will show the human effects of flooding and climate change through a riveting five-channel video installation.

  9. MENA students to travel to U-M for pitch event

    More than 500 students participated in the MENA-Michigan Initiative for Global Action Through Entrepreneurship (M²GATE), which paired undergrads from five Michigan campuses with peers in Egypt, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia to find entrepreneurial solutions to social challenges in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.