• Building robots and a future in STEM

    After excelling in careers at Microsoft, Amazon and Meta, U-M alum and renowned video game engineer Leon Pryor (BS EE 1997) co-founded The Motor City Alliance, a 501c3 that works with over 70 Metro Detroit elementary and middle school teams annually to help them compete and win national robotics competitions.

    Read the story

  • Elephants: Earth’s giant climate change canaries

    U-M paleontologist Bill Sanders has devoted his 40-year research career to tracking 60 million years of Afro-Arabian proboscidean—elephants and their ordinal relatives—evolution. In a recent project, he has traced the earliest signs of proboscideans in the fossil record, up until our modern elephants.

    Learn more about this research

  • A New Generation of Scientists

    U-M alum and UT professor Kate Biberdorf, aka “Kate the Chemist,” sets fire to stereotypes. “Once I started learning chemistry, I could find the answers to all my questions somehow. I look around and everything I see has chemistry in it.”

    Learn how “Kate the Chemist” got her start

  • Concussion care

    The University of Michigan Concussion Center has partnered with the Michigan High School Athletics Association to ensure that every coach, parent and athlete knows how to properly prevent and treat concussions. This effort currently reaches more than 750 high schools across the state of Michigan.

    Learn more about the center

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Academic Calendar

    • Dec 6
    Classes end
    • Dec 7, 9-10
    Study Days
    • Dec 8, 11-15
    • Dec 17
    • Jan 10
    Classes begin
    • Jan 15
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. University Symposia. No regular classes.
    • Feb 24
    Vacation begins at noon

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