Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

Education & Society

  1. U-M to build $300m center in Detroit

    The Detroit Center for Innovation will serve students pursuing advanced degrees in mobility, artificial intelligence, data science, and more. Construction begins in 2021.

  2. Meet me at Camp Davis

    Since 1929, students of earth and environmental sciences have convened at U-M’s Camp Davis in Wyoming. A recent reunion inspired some heated (but friendly) debate.

  3. Apple and U-M collaborate on sound study

    Scientists have long grappled with measuring the impact of noise exposure on humans. U-M has partnered with Apple to use a person’s iPhone and Apple Watch to generate a more holistic overview.

  4. U-M fall enrollment shows more economic diversity under Go Blue Guarantee

    More than 22 percent of new in-state undergraduates are from families with incomes below $65,000. Of those students, more than 88 percent are paying no tuition.

  5. Child Advocacy Law Clinic gives voice to kids, families

    As the first and oldest clinic of its kind in the country, its lawyers mainly represent children in the foster care system.

  6. Human revolution

    In a society overrun by dehumanizing tweets and digital chaos, USC Shoah Foundation CTO Sam Gustman, ’92, maximizes high tech to inspire resilience and heartfelt connection.

  7. Should doctors accept unvaccinated children as patients?

    U-M study suggests 41 percent of parents may seek new provider because of unvaccinated children at their doctor’s office.

  8. Turning Great Lakes plastic into clothing

    A 19-year-old U-M student is founder of the first company to use 100 percent U.S. plastic to produce clothes. His ambition is to shift the fashion industry and help preserve the coast of Lake Michigan.

  9. U-M takes mental health care to teens around the state

    The U-M program TRAILS works with Michigan schools to provide effective mental health resources to students impacted by depression and anxiety. TRAILS is offered in 145 schools across the state.