• A new robotic prosthetic leg

    A new robotic prosthetic leg prototype offers a more natural gait while also being quieter and more energy efficient than other designs. The key is the use of new small and powerful motors, originally designed for a robotic arm on the International Space Station.

    Learn more about this engineering research

  • Michigan coyotes

    For Michigan coyotes, “What’s for dinner” depends on what the neighbors are having. Coyotes in most of the Lower Peninsula are the “top dogs” in the local food chain, but in the Upper Peninsula, coyotes coexist with gray wolves and play a subordinate role in the food web.

    Learn more about this study

  • Mail Art

    At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent canceled in-person classes, arts faculty at U-M were forced to rethink their curriculum beyond the studio. While most classes relied on new technologies for course adjustments, Toby Millman turned to a more tried and true resource: the United States Postal Service.

    Learn more about this mail art project

  • MAGNIFYING THE MICROAMAZON

    Deep in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest, microorganisms are thriving within a river so hot, it boils. U-M graduate student Rosa Vásquez is exploring the Boiling River’s ecosystem, searching for genetic clues that explain how these organisms have evolved to survive in their scalding surroundings.

    Learn more about this field expedition

  • Maize & Blueprint — Current Campus Status
  • What's Your Reason?

    There are many good reasons to follow public health guidelines to slow the spread of COVID-19: To stay healthy, to keep our loved ones safe, to help our lives to get back to normal. It also helps protect those who need it most and gives researchers time to find the treatments we need. Join other U-M students, faculty and staff in protecting your friends, family and community.

    Learn more about Taking Care of Maize & Blue

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