News & Features

  1. U-M among top Fulbright-producing institutions

    University of Michigan students and faculty scholars were offered 40 Fulbright grants for the 2020-21 academic year. The university is among the top producing institutions in the country for both programs.

  2. U-M students create online resource for families to create art projects at home

    Students in Detroit Connections: In the Classroom course find a way to connect kids with creative activities and art education during remote learning. They came up with original, kid-friendly art projects for families to do together at home.

  3. GradeCraft helps UROP students become more curious and better researchers

    For more than 30 years, the University of Michigan’s Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program has been a conduit connecting researchers, undergraduate students, and community partners and organizations. Now, a fresh take on the program’s curriculum to prepare students for their research experiences uses a gameful learning approach.

  4. Dow Sustainability Fellows Program extended at U-M through 2023

    A $3 million gift from the Dow Company Foundation will continue the Dow Sustainability Fellows Program at the University of Michigan.

  5. A love letter to Black femmes: Artist Ayana Evans debuts new collaboration with U-M students, faculty

    Themes of Black feminism and perseverance will take center stage in a new improvisational performance that will premiere as part of the University of Michigan’s winter 2021 Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series.

  6. 2021 Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prizes nominations due Feb. 1

    Members of the University of Michigan community can reward innovative teaching by submitting a brief online form nominating someone for the 2021 Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prize. Nominations will be accepted…

  7. Lessons learned from quick pivots to online education

    This is the third term that U-M instructor David Chesney’s unique software design course on developing technology solutions for people with disabilities has been taught online, and he has learned from each iteration.

  8. U-M scholars awarded $10M in Mellon Foundation grants to address racial justice, inequity

    U-M has been awarded two $5 million grants through The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s Just Futures Initiative competition to support “visionary, unconventional, experimental and groundbreaking projects in order to address the “long-existing fault lines of racism, inequality and injustice that tear at the fabric of democracy and civil society.”

  9. Across prison walls: Connection between U-M students, incarcerated artists withstands pandemic

    With a lot of creativity and meticulous mailing logistics, U-M faculty, staff and students from different schools, all part of the Prison Creative Arts Project, remodeled the structure of their creative arts workshops for an online format and offered them in four areas: theater, creative writing, music and visual art.