Large freshman class challenges U-M housing…U-M builds fake city to test driverless cars…Teenage girls face sexting dilemma…Cutting the poor out of welfare…Why daughters are better than sons, financially, that is…22 devastating effects of climate change…U-M forms technology consortium with other universities.
Echoes of past in black students’ quest for more diversity at U-M … Fate of “Arthur Miller” house begs question: Why do we love famous people? … University Research Corridor No. 2 in the nation … Researchers find prehistoric shark nursery … A tribute to Nelson Mandela, and more.
The 12 stupidest mistakes entrepreneurs make…New detector lets people ‘see’ radiation…Ford’s driverless car takes the wheel…Just say yes? The rise of study drugs in college…A global tax on the super-rich…Tweeting a killer migraine…hy the Great Lakes are changing & more.
Chinese, medical studies at U-M get $50 million boost from alumnus Richard Rogel; U-M to expand entrepreneurship education; Michigan’s University Research Corridor brings spirit of innovation to revive Detroit; U-M to build $6.5-million track to test automated cars in Ann Arbor; Global warming led to dwarfism in mammals millions of years ago—and it could happen again; Plutocrats vs. populists.
Shanghai-Michigan venture wins award … Strapped scientists abandon research and students … U-M to embark on $500-million buildout … Big-name CEOs put money into marijuana … U-M-designed radiation detector hits market … Law School among U.S. News’ top 10 … Tweet patrol knows when censors delete posts, and more.
Alumnus Robert Shiller receives Nobel prize; U-M tops U.S. graduate schools in entrepreneurship; U-M Center awards $2.9 million Great Lakes grants; U-M releases fracking report; Researchers unravel mysteries about mercury in fish; Laser-guided surgery finds brain cancer’s boundary; Investors excited about VC potential in Detroit.