On the path to sustainability
Anya Sirota, an associate professor of architecture at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, and her partner, Jean Louis Farges, run Akoaki, a design studio in Detroit. The team has been working with the Oakland Avenue Urban Farm for nearly four years to develop a vision and “guiding plan” to make it self-sufficient and sustainable.
From Foster Care to Fulfillment
Cherish Fields spent many unsettled years moving around in foster care before proudly graduating from the University of Michigan with degrees in sociology and social work. At U-M, Fields was a Blavin Scholar, part of a program for foster children that started in 2006 as a scholarship through the generous financial contributions of Paul and Amy Blavin, a couple with U-M ties.
Our amazing and generous donors have made U-M the first public university ever to raise $5 billion in a fundraising campaign. This makes Victors for Michigan the most successful campaign in U-M history. It is also further evidence of the power of the University of Michigan Family, whose generosity makes excellence possible across the breadth of our three campuses and Michigan Medicine.
Nobel Prize in Physics
A University of Michigan emeritus professor and laser pioneer has been honored with the world’s most prestigious prize in physics. Gerard Mourou is the A.D. Moore Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He was a faculty member at U-M for 16 years, retiring in 2004.
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The U-M Institute for the Humanities has invited Luzinterruptus, an anonymous art collective from Spain, to “pave” Liberty Street in Ann Arbor with 10,000 illuminated books.Don't miss "Literature vs. Traffic," a one-night-only installation on Tues., Oct. 23
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- National Science Foundation selects U-M professor for senior post
- One year after #MeToo, U-M psychologist discusses what it means today
- U-M neuroscientist: Make the brain a joyful place and combat depression
- The Conversation: Why is it so hard to get an accurate vote count?
Happening @ Michigan
- Oct 18 AMAS Lecture: "SyrianamericanA: A Nation-State of Mind"
- Oct 18 LinkedIn Networking
- Oct 19 Dance Modern Lab Master Class Series: Red Stowall
- Oct 18 Pacific Underwater Photography
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All Michigan, all the time
There’s always something amazing happening at Michigan. Whether it’s on campus or around the world, our students, faculty, staff and alumni are out seizing the day as shown in the slideshow below.
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