International

  1. U-M’s Raoul Wallenberg Fellowship celebrates a decade of ‘transformational experiences’ abroad

    The fellowship has become one of the most prestigious self-designed, independent study-abroad projects for students. From Kenya and India to South Africa and Peru, nine U-M graduating seniors — one each year since 2013 — have immersed in a new culture and academic experience.

  2. Protests in Cuba: The beginning of a new revolution?

    U-M sociologist Silvia Pedraza says Cuban unrest is the result of a perfect storm that includes the coronavirus pandemic, the lack of a charismatic leader, the deep financial crisis unleashed by changes in the currency, and greater access to the internet in recent years.

  3. Helping, learning in Kenya

    In the weeks before COVID-19 struck the East African country, 30 U-M students from dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, and engineering set out to improve overall well-being in underserved communities. They tackled everything from harvesting organic coffee to providing sex education.

  4. Crisis in the Middle East: Experts discuss impact

    U-M’s Juan Cole and Michael Traugott address the repercussions and long-term implications of the killing of Iran’s Qassem Soleimani.

  5. Everybody's had to fight to be free

    While still a U-M student, Nicole Khamis, BA ’17, responded to an international crisis by founding a refugee assistance program.

  6. (Fish) farm to table

    Biomedical engineer/alum creates the ‘Oasis,’ a portable mini-ecosystem ideal for people facing food insecurity.

  7. Wolverines dig for treasure

    Pirates and coins and booby traps, oh my! Join a crew of real-life gold diggers as they seek to outsmart the ‘Curse of Oak Island.’

  8. The beating heart of Cuba

    For jazz percussionists, Cuba is the holy grail of influence. During a recent Spring Break, music students traveled south to find it.

  9. Not your father's time capsule

    Students prepare to launch a time capsule into orbit to mark U-M’s bicentennial. The plan is to retrieve it in 100 years.