• Forest-management experiment at the Biological Station

    In an aspen-dominated hardwood forest at the northern tip of the state’s Lower Peninsula, U-M’s scientists are testing ways to make the region's forests more resilient to climate change. About 12,000 mature trees--mostly aspen--are being cut on 77 acres at the U-M Biological Station, a 10,000-acre research and teaching facility just south of the Mackinac Bridge, near the town of Pellston.

    Learn more about the UMBS Adaptive Aspen Management Experiment

  • A Vision for Detroit’s arts and cultural district

    Three U-M faculty members are part of a team that won an international design competition that will unite 12 cultural and educational institutions located in Detroit’s Midtown and change the way visitors and Detroiters experience the area.

    Learn more about the design

  • A quicker eye for robotics

    In a step toward home-helper robots that can quickly navigate unpredictable and disordered spaces, U-M researchers have developed an algorithm that lets machines perceive their environments orders of magnitude faster than similar previous approaches.

    Learn more about robot perception

  • Made at Michigan

    From seeking to change lives by integrating 3D-printing into the prosthetic manufacturing process, to helping stroke survivors communicate through email, to working to improve health and sanitation in Pakistan, U-M students are always inventing and innovating—in the state, across the nation, and around the globe.

    Learn more about Made at Michigan

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