Author and award-winning journalist Michele Norris discusses the Race Card Project with U-M freshman Nick Vaneck on the Diag. Norris came to U-M March 12 to meet with President Mary Sue Coleman and formally launch the project, which encourages people to submit their own six-word descriptions of race. Norris, perhaps best known as a National Public Radio guest host and special correspondent, also met with students, faculty and staff for the kick-off. Photo by Scott C. Soderberg, Michigan Photography.
The name of U-M’s next solar car, which will be one step closer to resembling a real-world vehicle, is “Generation,” the U-M solar car team announced last week at the South by Southwest Interactive festival in Austin, Texas.
The U-M Health System provided nearly $362 million worth of hospital-based community benefits in fiscal year 2011, according to a new Michigan Health & Hospital Association report released last week.
Shelly Schreier, a lecturer IV in the Department of Psychology, LSA, has been selected as the 2013 recipient of the Golden Apple Award.
There is serious need for a better understanding of the public's views in the Arab world, and through a partnership with Qatar University U-M is making a significant contribution to meeting this need.
The university continues to be recognized for its academic strength nationally in the latest rankings of graduate programs by U.S News & World Report. Among programs ranked each year in the "Best Graduate Schools" U-M maintained top-14 rankings in all five categories in the latest edition.
A new entrepreneurial training program for inventors in Michigan aims to fast-track technologies to market and boost the economic impact of research conducted in the state.
Innovative mobile phone apps — one that helps headache sufferers track pain and one that creates a virtual experience for reading text on ancient papyrus — took the top two places in the Fall 2012 Mobile Apps Challenge.
Matthew Stewart-Fulton, security officer for Housing Security and Safety Services, on medieval re-enactment: "It allows us to go out, explore, and have a lot of fun, but still let’s us go back to our indoor plumbing, our air conditioning, our dentists and our doctors."
“Off the Walls: Digital Pigment Ink Prints” by Judith Jacobs, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Gifts of Art Gallery, Taubman Health Center South Lobby, Floor 1, through April 8.
School of Information Dean Jeffrey MacKie-Mason and his wife, Janet Netz, have committed to a gift of $2.5 million to the school.