Binge-watching 'The Walking Dead' might make you feel like a zombie, according to researchers at the Universty of Michigan.
University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel spoke at the 2017 Mackinac Policy Conference on the value of a research university.
"The research and opportunities provided by U.S. colleges and universities drive our nation’s economy, prepare our graduates for the best jobs, and help keep our nation safe," writes Mark Schlissel, president of the University of Michigan.
Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie and several of his Big Ten and AAU presidential colleagues met April 25 on Capitol Hill with U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan.
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University of Michigan awarded $10,000 grants last year to seven research teams, so they could work with communities across the Great Lakes region, including Michigan, to identify local problems that stem from water level fluctuations.
Hausman and colleagues urge electric grid planners to keep their calculations in mind as they draft 20-year procurement plans.
Dendrites, whiskers of lithium that grow inside batteries and can cause fires like those in the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, are the bane of next-generation lithium batteries.
Website traffic security, one of the biggest concerns for a free and open Internet, has needed fixing for some time. The aging HTTP protocol, which is the default protocol in use by the majority of sites worldwide, is inherently insecure and provides no protection to sites or visitors from threats that range from surveillance through phishing and identity theft.
AAU today announced the appointment of Mary Sue Coleman, a former president of the University of Michigan and the University of Iowa, as its new president, effective June 1, 2016
In 2014, the University of Michigan launched an NSF-funded program to reinvent introductory teaching and learning in the core STEM disciplines. REBUILD (Researching Evidence-Based Undergraduate Instructional and Learning Developments) aimed to promote recruitment, retention, and academic excellence in STEM disciplines by catalyzing the use of evidence-based teaching methods and learning analytics. Toward this end, REBUILD faculty and postdocs led reform efforts in traditionally lecture-based, high-enrollment courses and labs in Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Math, and Physics.
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