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 happiest photo ever made; Forbes’ Top 25 best Midwest colleges; Mercury contamination in fish expected to rise in coming decades; Self-driving car no longer a thing of fiction; Surge of brain activity may explain near-death experiences; U-M researchers speed up Internet scans; Rome’s start to architectural hubris; MBAs say values matter more than money; Does Facebook make you sad?
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.
U-M Hospitals and Health Centers ranked best in the state; Bionic eye soon available at Kellogg Eye Center; Increased hydraulic fracturing causing concerns in Michigan; New master of management degree targets non-business undergrads; U-M researcher records gritty details of undocumented immigrants; Detroit seeks app builders for new auto technology; Does empathy get better with age?
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.