Watch ‘An Eye for Science,’ the latest installment in Detroit Public Television’s series about U-M history.
Feb. 20, 2017 — The following letter by 48 U.S. university presidents and chancellors, including U-M President Mark Schlissel was sent to President Donald Trump on Feb. 2, 2017.
March 12, 2017 — It has been a 40-year labor: Regulatory systems are not easy to undo. Nevertheless, in January the federal government opened the door for universities to deregulate vast portions of research in the social sciences, law, and the humanities.
World-renowned visual artist Ruth Weisberg, BFA ‘63/MA ’65, visits the Stamps Print Media Studio: “Be true to your own aesthetic.”
Feb. 27 — Yes, professors lean left (although with some caveats). But much of the research says conservative students and faculty members are not only surviving but thriving in academe — free of indoctrination if not the periodic frustrations. Further, the research casts doubt on the idea that the ideological tilt of faculty members is because of discrimination. Notably, some of this research has been produced by conservative scholars.
HBO’s “Westworld” about a theme park populated by lifelike robots may be pure fiction, the science part is making great strides.