News & Features

  1. Mobile classroom takes students across region to view architecture firsthand

    Students in a mobile architecture course say they have learned more about the principles, history and politics of area communities by seeing the buildings firsthand.

  2. HAILed it: Tuition-free promise effectively recruits low-income students to University of Michigan

    High-achieving, low-income students who received personalized commitment of financial aid are more than twice as likely to apply, be admitted to and enroll in a top-tier university, according to a new University of Michigan study.

  3. New U-M professorship to support social justice research, action

    A $2.5 million gift by the Kohn Charitable Trust to the University of Michigan will establish a new professorship of social justice and social policy at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

  4. ‘Art in the Age of the Internet’ to open at U-M Museum of Art

    A new exhibition at the University of Michigan Museum of Art will launch the tour of the first major thematic group exhibition in the U.S. to examine the radical impact of internet culture on visual art.

  5. Properties of Arctic snow: not your typical 1st year chemistry experiment

    Students in an intro chemistry class study snow samples from the Arctic to learn about the impact of climate change and sea ice loss.

  6. Giant pterosaur ‘flies’ into U-M Museum of Natural History

    In preparation for the reopening of the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History next spring, a life-size model of a giant, prehistoric pterosaur was installed in a five-story atrium at the university’s new Biological Sciences Building this week.

  7. Thinking on their feet: In-class exercise helps fight childhood obesity while kids learn

    Among the many things that years of teaching elementary school students has taught Cesar Reyes, is that kids sit too much during school and should move more.

  8. U-Michigan receives 12,600+ gifts on fifth annual Giving Blueday

    Donors made 12,635 gifts to the University of Michigan on the fifth annual Giving Blueday, held on Giving Tuesday — a worldwide day of giving.

  9. U-M professor, students bring rare music manuscript from Auschwitz archive to life

    A new recording by U-M students will bring to life, for the first time since WWII, music that was arranged and performed by Auschwitz prisoners.