News & Features

  1. Transforming STEM teaching

    Leaders of a project to transform the teaching of STEM courses (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts at the University of Michigan…

  2. The science of autophagy translated through art, music, dance

    Click. Click. Click. Click. Red spike heels punctuate the floor in unison as four “harpies” in vibrant shades of pink, yellow, blue and orange encircle the intended victim, the alien…

  3. Engineering with Grace

    To signal “yes,” Grace Simon raises her right fist. For “no,” she shakes her head. And that, for the most part, is how the 13-year-old communicates with the world. Diagnosed…

  4. Latest projects funded through Third Century Initiative

    Since coming to the University of Michigan in 2003 Professor Anne Mondro has dedicated her research and studio work to discovering how creativity impacts health care, with particular emphasis on…

  5. Addressing health disparities

    When Aiisya Williamson was growing up she saw only two options for a career in health care: become a doctor or a nurse. She enrolled as an undergraduate at the…

  6. Bollywood, Hollywood and Law

    The savory smell of samosas mingled with the Hindi spoken by the actors on the big screen and laughter of the audience. If you closed your eyes, you could easily…

  7. Fighting for Clean Water

    University of Michigan students fight off mosquitos, survive harrowing rides on dirt roads and live off rice and beans as they work to provide engineering solutions for clean drinking waters…

  8. Beyond Business—Social Entrepreneurship

    Ask Michael Gordon what he’s trying to accomplish by exposing undergraduates to an up-and-coming focus in business curriculum called social entrepreneurship and the answer probably will go something like this:…

  9. Building a Better World

    Ross School course encourages students to create mini businesses like one that makes glass coasters and provides jobs. Daniel Williams leans over, putting his face within inches of a sheet…