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.
The University of Michigan is the world’s fifth-most innovative university, according to a survey released Wednesday by Reuters. Stanford University topped the Reuters Top 100: The World’s Most Innovative Universities, followed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, the University of Washington and U-M.
Sept. 17, 2015 — Back in 2008, Kathleen Potempa and Michelle Aebersold had a vision to bring state-of-the-art simulation centers to a dedicated learning facility for students and faculty of the University of Michigan’s School of Nursing. Seven years and $50 million later, Potempa, a professor and dean of the school, and Aebersold, a clinical associate professor and the director of its clinical learning center, will celebrate the grand opening of the most up-to-date and advanced School of Nursing facility in the country.
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.
Sept. 16 — The University of Michigan Health System has launched a new hand transplant program, saying it’s the first of its kind in Michigan. U-M says hand transplants are quite rare, and only seven programs in the United States offer hand transplants with about 100 having been performed worldwide.
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.