• Great Lakes Safety

    As much as seeking out the waters of the Great Lakes is a cherished tradition across Michigan, it can also be a dangerous pursuit that ends in hundreds of drownings and rescues each year. After nearly drowning, U-M communicator Jamie Racklyeft turned survivor guilt into action.

    Learn more about deadly rip currents

  • Art Fair

    Art lovers will once again fill the streets of Ann Arbor at the Ann Arbor Art Fair, which runs July 19–22, 2018. The University of Michigan welcomes one and all to its many museums, gallery exhibitions and tours on campus. All of the noted activities and exhibitions are free and open to the public.

    Find art on campus

  • Tomorrow’s transportation—today

    In June, Mcity launched the Mcity Driverless Shuttle, the first such project in the U.S. focused primarily on user-behavior research and data collection. The project uses two fully automated, 11-passenger, all-electric shuttles to cover a roughly one-mile round-trip.

    Learn more about the future of connected and automated transportation

  • Growing algae for biofuel

    A diverse mix of species improves the stability and fuel-oil yield of algal biofuel systems, as well as their resistance to invasion by outsiders, according to the findings of a federally funded outdoor study by University of Michigan researchers.

    Learn more about this large-scale experiment

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