Research

David Poulson, senior associate director of Michigan State University's Knight Center for environmental journalism, discusses media and politics at the Michigan League Friday afternoon.

On Friday morning, the first annual Michigan Symposium on Media and Politics at the University of Michigan brought together journalists and academics to discuss how communications media relates to public engagement with environmental issues.

Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist meets with MCity to discuss self-driving car research and its use on North Campus Wednesday.

Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist II toured the University of Michigan’s driverless car test and research site, Mcity, Wednesday afternoon. The visit was part of Gov.

Self Driving Cars

For the month of February, the University of Michigan, partnered with Mcity, will be hosting various online “teach-outs” regarding research on self-driving cars and the implementation of such technology in contemporary society.

 From left to right: Juan Schlebusch, Andries Coetzee, Silvana Schlebush, Lorenzo García-Amaya, Nicholas Henriksen, Marta Myburgh, Jenifer Schlebush.

Near an isolated desert in Patagonia, Argentina, a unique community which, in 1980, was classified as virtually “extinct,” still resides.

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Ann Arbor, announced a $2,574,300 grant for the University of Michigan’s research on automated cars.

On Friday, U.S. Rep.

Nuclear Nonproliferation

The University of Michigan began spearheading a new $25 million nuclear nonproliferation program earlier this year to further nuclear research and prepare students to join

Lauren Knapp, Postdoctoral researcher at the U-M Energy Institute, talks about American attitudes toward renewable energy at Weill Hall Friday.

Fifteen students, professors, researchers and community members gathered in Weill Hall Friday to listen to Lauren Knapp, a researcher at the Energy Institute, present discoveries on American behaviors and attitudes towards energy.

 

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The Graham Sustainability Institute at the University of Michigan awarded Catalyst Grants to four cross-disciplinary sustainability projects this January.

A recent study administered by a team of professors and students found that it may be easier to detect one’s susceptibility to influenza by simply looking at the bacteria present within the throat and nose.

A recent study administered by a team of professors and students within the School of Public Health and the Nicaragua Ministry of Health found that it may be easier to detect one’s susceptibility to influenza by simply looking at the bacteria present within the throat and nose.

federal government fund for university research

The partial federal government shutdown is affecting a number of U.S. agencies, including ones that fund research at the University of Michigan.