News & Features

  1. Students thrown into real-world scenarios with ViewPoint, an educational simulation tool

    Over the course of two weeks, one group of University of Michigan students was tasked with fighting the opioid crisis. During the semester, another class determined the fates of students seeking admission to universities. A third group at the Ross School of Business found out what it was like to be ambushed by media during a business crisis.

  2. Open-source bionic leg: First-of-its-kind platform aims to rapidly advance prosthetics

    A new open-source, artificially intelligent prosthetic leg designed by researchers at the University of Michigan and Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is now available to the scientific community.

  3. Michigan Ross MBAs Drive 4,000 Miles Across The Country Helping Small Businesses

    Three teams of Michigan Ross Full-time MBA students are busy re-defining the classic summer road trip.

  4. U-M town hall will focus on integration of arts, humanities and STEMM

    The Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities, in partnership with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will host a town hall meeting at the University of Michigan next week to discuss unique opportunities for arts integration on campus.

  5. Campuswide series offers ways to strengthen public engagement

    More than 160 faculty and staff participated in the yearlong Conceptualizing Public Engagement series, and their involvement will help shape how the University of Michigan strengthens its partnerships with audiences beyond campus.

  6. UM activists lobby for equity on Dearborn, Flint campuses

    A growing movement at the University of Michigan is urging officials to provide more services and funding to the school’s Dearborn and Flint campuses, calling it a moral imperative. 

  7. SEISMIC multi-university project to tackle equity and inclusion in STEM

    Many students attend college dreaming of careers in science, technology, engineering and math fields. At public research universities like the University of Michigan, introductory courses in these subjects are the first steps on a path to a STEM degree.

  8. UMS flips the script on Flint: Yo-Yo Ma inspires pride, empowerment during ‘Day of Action’

    When world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma visited Flint for a “Day of Action” this year, he didn’t focus on the water. Instead, he highlighted a resource often left out of recent narratives of the city—Flint’s rich culture.

  9. Tobier talks art, civic engagement at anniversary of Brightmoor Maker Space

    Nick Tobier, professor in the U-M Stamp School of Art and Design, professor of the Center for Entrepreneurship and the Edward R. Ginsberg Senior Counselor to the Provost on Civic Engagement, reflects on what drew him to the art world and how an artist becomes interested in civic engagement.