News & Features

  1. Wind energy and global engagement

    Using the arts to increase understanding of issues surrounding wind energy, and helping meet student interest in hands-on learning when global travel may be out of reach are two of…

  2. Smartphone as Mentor

    Funneling a steady stream of diversions straight to your pocket, smartphones are often cast as the ultimate distractions. But a University of Michigan engineering professor sees potential for them to…

  3. Faculty, students pilot a global clinical immersion in Thailand

    It didn’t take long for the group from the University of Michigan School of Nursing (UMSN) to get a global health experience. During their October flight to Thailand, a passenger…

  4. Electronic coaching program offers students tailored help

    Shannon Scheel likes the practice questions that help her prepare for statistics exams. Jacob Anderson thinks he has an advantage over students in his chemistry class who don’t use the…

  5. Engineering with Grace continues

    With the tablet computer on her lap, Grace Simon, 13, hoisted her hand and set it down on the screen. It didn’t matter where her fingers landed. Just like that,…

  6. Growing community at the U-M farm

    A group of incoming School of Natural Resources and Environment students had barely begun working when the first lessons, albeit informal ones, happened. “This is in the beet family. Do…

  7. Transforming STEM teaching

    Leaders of a project to transform the teaching of STEM courses (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts at the University of Michigan…

  8. The science of autophagy translated through art, music, dance

    Click. Click. Click. Click. Red spike heels punctuate the floor in unison as four “harpies” in vibrant shades of pink, yellow, blue and orange encircle the intended victim, the alien…

  9. Engineering with Grace

    To signal “yes,” Grace Simon raises her right fist. For “no,” she shakes her head. And that, for the most part, is how the 13-year-old communicates with the world. Diagnosed…