Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 11:09am

Through leadership and entrepreneurship practices, concern for global sustainability and areas of study spanning from business economics to finance to management, the University of Michigan Ross School of Business has consistently ranked among the nation’s best.

Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 9:23pm

About 80 percent of older adults have one chronic disease, according to the National Council on Aging. Additionally, 95 percent of health care costs for those older adults in the United States can be attributed to chronic diseases.

Friday, July 22, 2016 - 1:07pm

Due to its innovative and environmentally-friendly infrastructure and design, the new School of Nursing building has been granted Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, the second-highest level of certification from the council.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 11:42am

Last fiscal year, the University of Michigan Health System saw more than 2.1 million outpatient visits. The patients received a range of care with new and innovative technologies— from psychiatric to orthopedic, cardiovascular and surgical — and the University Hospital offered its services and resources in an attempt to find successful treatments and cures.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 11:02am

The Rita Allen Foundation Scholars program — which invests in innovative biomedical research — recently awarded Monica Dus, University of Michigan professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology $500,000 for her research on the relationship between sugar and the brain — an important factor in obesity research.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 10:10am

In fall 2015, private gifts to the University of Michigan College of Engineering totaled nearly $46.5 million.

Nearly all of the 12 College of Engineering’s departments ranked in the top ten engineering departments in the country, according to U.S. News and World Report.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 9:32pm
Enrollment by gender in various schools within the University

“When I was deciding to do computer science, one of the main reasons that I didn’t want to do it was I never saw myself as the computer science type because I think that type is typically male,” LSA junior Kayla Fedewa said. “That was one of the main things that was holding me back.”

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 10:05am

A recent University of Michigan study shows that racial and gender differences can affect one’s death anxiety — or fear of death — and subsequently affect the best ways to reduce these feelings.

Death anxiety, an issue particularly prevalent in elderly people, reduces one’s well-being and will to live, according to the research. This negatively affects elderly patients and could potentially be a barrier to patient-caretaker communication.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 9:36am

Due to a successful partnership between the University of Michigan Medical School and Wayne County, the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office was recently granted accreditation from the National Association of Medical Examiners. This distinction, given for exceptional operations in investigating deaths and conducting postmortem examinations, is one the county has not received in the last 40 years. 

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 10:16am

Due to various studies with conflicting results on the effects of constant radio-frequency wave exposure from cell phones on human health, there has been a national debate as to whether or not mobile devices should come with warning labels.

According to the Pew Research Center, 49 percent of cell phone users said their cellular devices would be very hard to give up.