The Michigan alums who built "the fastest growing company ever."
Their story sounds like something from Broadway: talented students create a funny, larky musical about a child wizard, and perform it in a campus basement. Videos go viral, there's a sequel, international acclaim. One member lands a role on "Glee." How did it happen?
U-M School of Dentistry students learn through simulation and practice.
Law School rankings give U-M bragging rights; alum Joy Fischer helps Medal of Honor recipients and others; alum Brad Buecker talks about producing "Glee"; a lifelong love grows from a near-death experience; good news and bad about Americans' knowledge of science and more.
Earlier this month, U-M president Mary Sue Coleman addressed the Michigan House and Senate about proposed cuts to the state's and university's budgets. In this excerpt, she lays out her plan to keep U-M fiscally sound and academically second to none.
Sometimes the best ideas are the simplest. U-M student Cynthia Koenig's WaterWheel could transform the health and habits of people across the developing world. An ingenious sort of wheelbarrow and water barrel in one, the WaterWheel makes daily, long-distance treks to gather drinking water safer, easier and less toil.
A startup company built on the inventions of graduate students in UM-Dearborn Prof. Pravansu Mohanty won the 2011 Clean Energy Prize.
Recent advances by U-M researchers are significant milestones in the march toward millimeter-scale computing, believed to be the next electronics frontier.