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Students register to vote at the impactXchange on North Campus of the University of Michigan. Photo: Joseph Xu

Beyond college midterms, North Campus students are focused on midterm elections

More than 500 attended impactXchange, an event designed to encourage civic engagement.|Short Read
Grace Hopper attendees

Students celebrate women in computing at Grace Hopper

“When you constantly feel like you're a minority, it is reassuring to attend events like GHC to remind you that you are not alone.”|Medium Read
Spirit Day discussion facilitators

ECE Community takes a stand against bullying

Spirit Day activities look to make ECE and U-M a more compassionate, inclusive place.|Short Read
Sara Pozzi, Professor of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences.

Michigan Engineering’s new DEI director

Sara Pozzi, a professor of nuclear engineering and radiological sciences, takes the reins of the College’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion implementation committee.|Medium Read

Alumnus Rhonda Franklin honored for her accomplishments with the Willie Hobbs Moore Award

From blowing up microwaves to inspiring a new generation of microwave engineers, Professor Franklin shares her research, insights, and thoughts on the future of women in engineering.|Medium Read
Tapia group 2018

Michigan CS makes waves at Tapia 2018

Eight students from CSE traveled to the conference this year, marking a new highpoint in attendance.|Medium Read
Prof. Rada Mihalcea

A champion for women in computer science

“We are trying to change the stereotypes.”|Short Read
Kickstart in the lab

Kickstarting the first year for women in computer science

CS KickStart is a free week long summer program for incoming first-year students that aims to improve the enrollment and persistence of women in CS.|Short Read

Google award to introduce women to computer science research

Mihalcea and Wendlandt believe a key strategy to increasing the number of women in computing research is to introduce them to the research process early on.|Short Read
Discover Computer Science

New one-credit course allows those without experience to discover computer science

Throughout the semester, students will work with Prof. Rada Mihalcea and PhD student Laura Wendlandt to see how computers connect to real-world applications in many disciplines.|Short Read
Portrait of Telle Whitney speaking at her lecture

Reflections on Telle Whitney Dow Lecture

We want all people, everywhere, to be at the table creating the technologies that will change our lives.|Short Read
Photo of Katherine Herrick

A Role Model at Raytheon: Katherine Herrick

Katherine Herrick is a leader at Raytheon, and discovered how to be a mentor from her own role models after her time at Michigan.|Medium Read