• U-M pilot program confirms need to support student-athlete mental health

    A pilot program designed to raise awareness and encourage discussion about mental health issues among student-athletes at the University of Michigan has been met with an overwhelmingly positive response, a U-M team told the NCAA on Thursday. Read the full story

  • UMTRI part of nationwide study on safety of older drivers

    The U-M Transportation Research Institute is one of five national test sites selected by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety to address the well-being of older drivers. Longitudinal Research on Aging Drivers (LongROAD) is a five-year $12 million project that will allow researchers to better understand the role of physical and cognitive functions, medical conditions, Read more

  • 2015 Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium

    A rundown of stories in the Record’s special section about the 2015 MLK Symposium. Read the full story

  • Annual MLK Symposium focuses on building unity

    The theme “Unity: Not Uniformity” guides the 29th annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium, which opened this month and runs through Feb. 26 on the U-M campuses. The symposium theme, selected by the MLK Jr. Symposium Planning Committee, was inspired by King’s widow, Coretta Scott King. After joining Betty Shabazz, Malcolm X’s widow, on Read more

  • U-M Detroit Center is activity hub in resurgent city

    It was an epic transformation. A young man from Southwest Detroit went from gang member to neighborhood leader and police cadet. And the University of Michigan’s Detroit Center was the setting for one particularly poignant moment in his journey. Read the full story

  • Campuswide design charette to brainstorm Ebola solutions

    Designers, heath care researchers and African scholars at U-M will work in teams this month to generate creative responses to critical areas of the ongoing Ebola crisis in West Africa. A campuswide design charette Jan. 16-18, hosted by the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, will include the School of Public Health, Medical Read more

  • Solar car race teams students from U-M, United Arab Emirates

    In vehicles powered by the sun, students from Abu Dhabi University and the University of Michigan will join forces in a grueling, four-day race across the United Arab Emirates. The inaugural Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge takes place Jan. 15-19. Teams from six continents will compete for 745 miles in custom cars they designed and built Read more

  • End of Fall Semester 2014 Letter

    “My first semester as president has been busy, enlightening and invigorating. It has been a true pleasure getting to know the faculty, staff, students, alumni, parents and supporters of this outstanding university.” Read the full story

  • Marc Lamont Hill to deliver MLK Symposium keynote

    Marc Lamont Hill, a leading intellectual voice and the host of HuffPost Live and Black Entertainment Television News, will present the keynote lecture for the 29th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium in January. Read the full story

  • Some executive actions on immigration expected to affect U-M

    Some of the Executive Actions on Immigration, recently announced by President Obama, are expected to directly affect U-M, although specific details of their impact are yet to be determined. Read the full story