News & Features

  1. Initiative Promotes Global Learning and Engagement

    The Michigan International Seminars for Undergraduates program brings together students from different disciplines to read, hear about and discuss issues of global importance.

  2. Provost’s Seminar Focuses on Teaching Trends

    Provost’s seminar focuses on ‘flipping’ classes for more effective teaching

  3. Michigan’s World Class

    Students earning credit for creating cell phone learning apps for Singapore 3rd graders. A course in which students visit habitats, collect samples and observe interactions in nature, in order to…

  4. Brain Power

    Talk about brain power. At one point during class, students watched a video showing a live, human brain react to a gentle probe during an operation. It was hard not…

  5. Just For Sophomores

    It’s a story that plays out in many families. Emily Hill’s parents were getting concerned about the dollars they were investing in her education while she struggled to figure out…

  6. Northern Woods Summer

    Hands-on learning is growing at U-M but it is not a new concept for the university. At a location some four hours from Ann Arbor, students have been engaged in…

  7. Startup Success

    ANN ARBOR—A University of Michigan startup company that bridges the gap between students and professors with technology was acquired today by Echo360. LectureTools is a web-based student response, note-taking and…

  8. Global Phone Connections

    The hair-raising roar of elephants, unexpectedly embedded in a science report, heralds the early success of a UM-developed learning app for smartphones.

  9. Third Century initiative funds first project

    The University of Michigan’s Third Century Initiative has awarded $825,000 to two dozen projects designed to enhance action-based, experiential learning for students. Transforming Learning for a Third Century (TLTC), one…