Nov. 22, 2016 — Organizations that track hate crimes have seen a rise in reports since the presidential election. The Southern Poverty Law Center has recorded more than 700 incidents of hate or violence against minorities, 16 percent of them on college campuses, even though colleges are perceived as liberal oases. Many of the episodes, on campuses and off, involved references to President-elect Donald J. Trump.
First look inside U-M’s $50M state-of-the art nursing school … New hand transplant program debuts … U-M is world’s fifth-most innovative university … U-M regents give praise — and a raise — to President Schlissel … Former U-M president is named next leader of AAU … Michigan gets $9.5M for study of impact of environmental factors on children’s health … U-M computer model shows Straits pipeline break would devastate Great Lakes … A million thanks: Pro athletes are sharing the wealth with their alma maters … Researchers finish study of Michigan oil, gas fracking.
Nov. 15, 2016 — The University of Michigan’s Mobility Transformation Center will deploy three new vehicles in a project aimed at making it easier for students, automakers and suppliers to share new robotics and connected vehicle technology. The first vehicle, a Lincoln MKZ, is already being tested at the Mcity test center on U-M’s North Campus.
A ‘diary’ unlocked: Stamps professor’s coming-of-age story put on film … States are racing to attract self-driving car industry. How does Michigan compare? … Little big black hole is supermassive oxymoron … What you need to know about toxic algae blooms … U-M unveils state of the art medical library … U-M sets school record with nearly 52,000 freshman applicants … Clean energy expected to power up more jobs in Michigan.
Nov. 14, 2016 — As many businesses have discovered, decoupling economic progress from resource use and environmental decline can also be one of the biggest drivers of future success. In other words, money flows where sustainability grows.
Money magazine ranks U-M as 5th-best public school … U-M to test driverless 3-D printed carts … Rethinking exercise as a source of immediate rewards … U.S. News names best hospitals: 7 in Michigan, 4 in metro Detroit … Obama picks Michigan professor for Fed board … Inside the fake town in Michigan where self-driving cars are being tested.