• M City on North Campus

    U-M's 32-acre "mini-city," designed for testing connected and automated vehicle systems and other 21st-century smart-city technologies, is starting to take shape. It will include roads, sidewalks, bus facilities, benches, buildings, streetlights, parked cars, pedestrians and construction barriers.

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  • Honoring the Dream

    U-M’s 29th annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium, “Unity: Not Uniformity,” features more than 40 special events across campus honoring Dr. King's life and vision.

    View the 2015 MLK Symposium events

  • Diving for New Drugs in the Red Sea

    U-M Life Sciences Institute's David Sherman explores biochemical pathways of marine microorganisms with the goal of finding new drug candidates to treat infectious diseases and cancers. In November, Sherman traveled to Saudi Arabia to collect marine microorganisms from the Red Sea.

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  • Gift of Vision

    Philanthropy has shaped U-M with gifts of land, artwork, scientific specimens, books and cash. In 1917, U-M’s first significant fellowship for international students — the Barbour Scholarships — was established by Regent Levi Barbour to allow women from Asia to experience a U-M education.

    Learn more about transformative gifts

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