News & Features

  1. Researching lizards in Mexican coffee fields

    As an undergraduate, Ivan Monagan started out as a pre-med student. But during his first year in college, he was offered a scholarship to study desert lizard ecology in Arizona….

  2. A campus tour leads to a partnership in Africa

    Janis Miller was in the middle of a busy fall semester when a colleague knocked on her office door and asked if she could escort a visiting physician from Africa…

  3. The rat catchers: Researching animal migration in Mexico

    Most people wouldn’t dare step off the trail and climb several feet down a steep ravine covered in thick foliage – excellent cover for the poisonous snakes common in the…

  4. Nearly $1M awarded in last call for smaller Third Century grants

    The latest and final round of Third Century Initiative Quick Win/Discovery grants will go to more than 20 projects, including a technology-based design solution for children with autism, one that…

  5. U-M class teaches Detroiters how to buy, fix homes

    Peter Allen, who’s shared his real estate investing strategies with more than 3,500 University of Michigan students since 1981, turns his attention to Detroit, which he calls “one of the…

  6. Getting to know you: unique scientific illustration class explores zoology museum collections

    How would you like to spend 16 weeks getting intimately acquainted with a dung beetle? The undergraduate students of the Stamps School of Art and Design class, Making Science Visible,…

  7. U-M students uncover story behind 19th-century African-American ‘selfies’

    Just over a year ago, Clayton Lewis, curator at the University of Michigan’s William L. Clements Library, revealed a pair of unique photo albums from within their collection to U-M…

  8. Students imagine the campus of the future

    If you want to transform the campus learning experience to suit the needs of today’s students who better to ask what that should look like than the people who will…

  9. Rebooting historical archives, expanding citizen engagement: a closer look at two TLTC projects

    Those who have been around campus for some time may be familiar with names like Alice Crocker Lloyd, Robert P. Briggs and Margaret Bell, but until recently none of these…