News & Features

  1. First-year U-M law students jump right in to work with clients

    It’s one thing for first-year law students to learn the ins and outs of an existing legal case through lecture and course readings but quite another to figure out how to take the facts and make an argument that could win the case for a real client.

  2. U-M’s Third Century Initiative successful in transforming teaching, learning

    A comprehensive look at the teaching and learning program of the University of Michigan Third Century Initiative shows a changed U-M culture around engaged learning.

  3. Michigan students debut as interns in the World Cup

    Four University of Michigan students will take part in the FIFA World Cup this summer—not as players, but as sport management interns.

  4. House of straw: A new face of sustainability on campus

    What can a house made of straw bales teach us about sustainability?

  5. Online portal helps learners find U-M digital learning opportunities in one place

    A new Michigan Online portal brings together more than 120 massive open online courses (MOOCs), teach-outs, specializations, MasterTrack certificates, XSeries, MicroMasters and professional certificate programs hosted on online platforms Coursera and edX.

  6. Michigan led nation with teach-in, now shares teach-out concept with other universities

    Last year, the U-M Office of Academic Innovation launched the U-M Teach-out Series as a way to address current social issues in a digital age and now other universities across the nation are interested in this learning model.

  7. Black Michigan residents: Mental health declines as financial health rises

    Unlike most Michigan residents, African-Americans living in the Great Lakes State report a decline in mental health as their socioeconomic status rises, according to a University of Michigan study.

  8. U-M-China partnership deepens ties with new collaborations

    The University of Michigan and Shanghai Jiao Tong University—U-M’s biggest global partnership—have dedicated a new building and signed another 10-year agreement to continue support of its joint institute in China.

  9. Mozart and molars: Music soothes nerves of dental students

    Their most anticipated and stressful practical test is one hour away but instead of pacing anxiously or stretching in the nearby corridors, the first-year dental students at the University of Michigan are enjoying classical music in a packed lecture hall.