• Three species of tiny frogs discovered in Peruvian Andes

    A University of Michigan ecologist and his colleagues have discovered three more frog species in the Peruvian Andes, raising to five the total number of new frog species the group has found in a remote protected forest since 2012.

    Learn more about these newly found species

  • Finding the right way and ‘why’ to get healthy

    U-M fitness expert Michelle Segar, director of the Sport, Health, and Activity Research and Policy Center, says popular fitness trackers don't inherently make us move. Rather, it's the way that exercise makes us feel that ultimately motivates us to get active.

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  • U-M Biologist teaches microbe-hunting skills honed at sea

    U-M biologist Melissa Duhaime recently spent a month on a research vessel off the coast of Antarctica, filtering bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms from thousands of gallons of seawater. Now she will head out on Lake Michigan in a 65-foot schooner to teach her microbe-hunting skills to U-M undergraduates as part of a new course called "Microbes in the Wild: Environmental Microbiology Lab."

    Learn more about this research and lab course

  • Welcome Back

    The excitement in the air in Ann Arbor is palpable. U-M students are back in town and ready to start the new school year. There are a variety of Welcome Week events happening across campus to help students get back into the swing of things. Go Blue!

    See the Welcome Week 2017 events

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