• Milestone in Movement

    From Hartland to Sturgis, Grand Rapids to Gaylord, children born with Down syndrome are walking three to six months earlier, thanks to U-M research that discovered just minutes a day on a tot-sized treadmill leads to the crucial life milestone.

    Learn more and view other U-M: Stories of our State

  • Old Bones. New Home.

    After migrating to its new home, the U-M Museum of Natural History will reopen on April 14. Embedded among the labs in the new Biological Sciences Building, the museum doesn't just preserve the past; it also shows off the latest in scientific research with interactive exhibits, new programming spaces, and a state-of-the-art Planetarium & Dome Theater!

    Learn more about the Opening Events

  • Embracing Flint

    Residents, scientists, politicians—they all have a voice in José Casas’ new play, “Flint,” which will debut at U-M April 4-7 and 11-14 . Presented as a series of character monologues, the play was inspired by the victims of the Flint water crisis.

    Learn more about this play

  • ‘Air traffic control’ for driverless cars

    Combining human and artificial intelligence in autonomous vehicles could push driverless cars more quickly toward wide-scale adoption. That’s the goal of a new project that relies on a technique called instantaneous crowdsourcing to provide a cost-effective, real-time remote backup for onboard autonomous systems without the need for a human to be physically in the driver’s seat.

    Learn how this system could work

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