News & Features

  1. Finding Solutions Together: Health science students consider all perspectives on patient care

    Professor Bruce Mueller, microphone in hand, sounds and acts a bit like a game show host as he moves about the room engaging with students seated in small teams. “Did…

  2. STEM education: U-M to help lead $5M ‘VIP’ program

    In an effort to drive systemic reform of science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, education, Michigan Engineering is co-leading a national program that will give more undergraduates and master’s…

  3. Forgotten Photos

    Joseph Ho was working at the Chinese Historical Museum in downtown San Diego five years ago when an elderly man walked in and offered to donate a bunch of scrolls,…

  4. Students spend spring break in service

    In tropical Grenada, where bananas and mangoes grow and the sea meets gorgeous sands, all is not paradise. Bianca Lawrence, a second-year School of Public Health master’s student, said that…

  5. Growing seafood in Detroit

    There is something fishy going on in a vacant house in Detroit’s North End, and University of Michigan graduate student Elizabeth “Lizzie” Grobbel takes full responsibility. That’s because Grobbel, an…

  6. Mapping Slavery in Detroit

    Professor Tiya Miles and a team of students have spent two years researching the history of slavery in Detroit, mapping the locations and lives of slaves and former slaves and…

  7. Course encourages students to impact campus sustainability

    When Michaela Zint revamped the course Environ 211: Social Sciences and Environmental Problems a few years back, she decided the way to motivate students was to appeal to their desire…

  8. Third Century Initiative Global Challenges grant awarded

    David Burke describes a scenario that could be one outcome of the work he and colleagues are doing with their project, Deep Monitoring, which just received a large second infusion…

  9. U-M funds another round of engaged learning projects

    The university has awarded funding for another 18 projects under the Transforming Learning for a Third Century portion of the Third Century Initiative. The latest Quick Wins and Discovery grants…