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Clive D’Souza Awarded by the Council for Disability Concerns

U-M IOE Assistant Professor Clive D’Souza was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation by the Council for Disability Concerns.|Short Read
Willingale and Thornton at Spirit Day

ECE honors Spirit Day 2019

Faculty, students, and staff came together in solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community for the world-wide anti-bullying campaign. |Medium Read
Cheri Johnson

Understanding invisible disabilities

Make a lasting impact on campus culture by taking the time to understand those with unseen challenges.|Short Read
Najme Ebrahimi and Nooshin M. Estakhri

Two members of ECE will represent U-M at the 2019 Rising Stars in EECS Workshop

The intensive workshop brings together outstanding women who are graduate students or postdocs interested in pursuing academic careers in electrical engineering and computer science.|Medium Read
A bystander intervention workshop at the Michigan Engineering Graduate Student Orientation in August 29. Change it UP! Bystander intervention teaches similar practices. Photo: Joseph Xu/Michigan Engineering

Change it UP! and improve campus culture

Upcoming bystander intervention workshop aims to educate staff, faculty, and students on ways to be proactive in helping others.|Short Read

Joi Mondisa receives funding to explore the use of virtual mentoring

U-M IOE Assistant Professor Joi Mondisa has received funding for a project aimed at evaluating the use of virtual mentoring for HBCU undergraduate students in computer science. |Short Read
Attendees at the ECE Grad Apply Workshop

ECE hosts first Grad School Workshop to showcase benefits of an advanced degree

The workshop attracted students from all over the country and demystified the ECE graduate school experience. |Medium Read
Student group at Electrify

Electrify goes to Detroit

Electrify hosted its first Detroit Tech Camp at the Michigan Engineering Zone this summer to give Detroit-area students greater access to engage with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. |Medium Read
Rose Moya

Facing discomfort

“It is not always comfortable to put myself out there and learn more about issues like these. But I’m going to try.”|Short Read
exchange students on campus

AURA students celebrate experiences, projects at program reception

Ten students from Ethiopia have completed a new summer-long exchange program in engineering at the University of Michigan.|Short Read

Building community through clean energy with GRID Alternatives

From Long Beach, CA, to a Nepalese national park and world heritage site, undergrads Ashley Gee and Camille Burke came away with unforgettable experiences and a greater appreciation for how engineering can change the world for the better.|Medium Read

U-M engineers receive MCubed funding to improve navigation of built environments by the visually impaired

Three U-M engineers have received MCubed funding to enhance independent navigation and localization for visually impaired individuals in built environments. |Short Read