News & Features

  1. Volker Sick receives U-M presidential international education award

    As a young researcher­­ at the University of Heidelberg in his native Germany, Volker Sick worked with universities and schools in several different countries, which helped him understand the value of collaboration between people with different experiences and viewpoints.

  2. U-M launches program in policy engagement with Power Foundation gift

    A new program at the University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy will encourage partnerships between U-M faculty and students and people and organizations outside the university who are actively working on—and have the capacity for changing—public policy.

  3. Connecting music and big data

    From digital analysis of Bach sonatas to mining data from crowdsourced compositions, researchers at the University of Michigan are using modern big data techniques to transform how we understand, create and interact with music.

  4. Ginsberg Center Dewey Lecture celebrates community engagement

    Faculty, staff, community members and students gathered in Rackham’s Assembly Hall to attend The Edward Ginsberg Center’s Dewey Lecture Series and learn more about community engagement projects, including those involving…

  5. U-M’s Gere honored as a Michigan Professor of the Year

    Anne Ruggles Gere, an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and director of the Sweetland Center for Writing at the University of Michigan, has been named a Michigan Distinguished Professor of the…

  6. Visiting artist Tunde Wey to host food truck, discuss equity, race, privilege through food

    Recently, the Nigerian-born chef and writer has received national press for Saartj, his lunch counter in New Orleans where white patrons were requested to pay $30 per plate and people of color were charged $12 per plate. Participants of color could “opt-in” to receive the profit redistribution. The project was a way to explore and call attention to racial wealth disparity.

  7. Meet Dough, a student innovation team dedicated to teaching financial literacy

    Student loan debt in the U.S. was $1.3 trillion in 2017, yet many borrowers aren’t even aware of how much or to whom they owe money, according to Dough, a…

  8. U-M School of Public Health engages in day of service

    On March 24, 2018, dozens of U-M Public Health students, faculty and staff volunteered at several locations throughout southeast Michigan.

  9. New medical devices help doctors with disabilities

    Instead of using a traditional stethoscope or otoscope to examine a patient, one physician-in-training uses a new device, with a long, flexible wire and camera at its tip. A live video feed plays important diagnostic information back on her cell phone.