• A brilliant idea

    Colored, see-through solar cells invented at the U-M College of Engineering could enable 'stained' glass windows, decorative panels and even shades that make electricity. These cells have the potential to vastly broaden the use of solar energy.

    Learn more about colored solar cells

  • Rwanda’s Schindler

    Policy Talks @ the Ford School recently hosted Paul Rusesabagina, the hotel manager who saved the lives of more than 1,200 people in 1994. The event was part of the International Policy Center’s commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide.

    Learn more about this event

  • Presidential Visit

    President Obama stopped to give remarks at the Intramural Sports Building on April 2. With this third visit, he has become the sitting president that has visited U-M the most. He gave U-M’s spring commencement address in 2010 and also spoke on campus in January 2012.

    View photos from the president's visit

  • Signs of Spring

    The 8th annual FestiFools parade takes over downtown Ann Arbor on April 6. Part of the Lloyd Hall Scholars Program, this favorite local tradition brings U-M students and the community together to create unique public art.

    Learn more about Festifools

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