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CEE faculty awarded DEI grant to reshape undergraduate curriculum

The College of Engineering award will fund a project intended to integrate social justice, environmental justice and equity into the CEE undergraduate curriculum.|Medium Read
Aisha Bowe wins 2020 Outstanding Recent Alumna award

Department of Aerospace Engineering alumna Aisha Bowe wins 2020 Outstanding Recent Alumna award

Distinguished Department of Aerospace Engineering alumna is honored by the Michigan Engineering Alumni Board.|Short Read
Water spouts from the North Campus reflecting pool. Lurie Tower stands in the background.

We all are a big family

“The cosmos is within us. We are made of star-stuff. We are a way for the universe to know itself.”― Carl Sagan|Short Read
University of Michigan students, staff and faculty members participate in writing messages of inclusion and openness in support of Michigan Engineering international students, faculty and staff.

We value our international community

'Our nation is built on immigration and on the creativity that comes from a diversity of perspectives.'|Medium Read
Juneteenth, Celebrate Freedom. Pan-african flag drawn with brush in grunge style

EECS Juneteenth celebration features song, readings, and a proposal for change

In observance of the holiday that marks the end of chattel slavery, faculty, students, and alumni performed music, shared personal stories, and presented a proposal to the EECS chairs for initiatives to enhance diversity and equity and realize systemic equality in the department.|Long Read
Chad Jenkins, CSE Associate Professor, poses with his research group's two robots, Odd Job and Cookie, in the Beyster Building on October 27, 2016

Technology that serves all: a single step could pave the way

A Q&A with Chad Jenkins.|Medium Read
north campus at dawn

‘Now is the moment. So what do we do?’

In a letter to the community, Dean Gallimore shares his reaction to the last few weeks in America, and what we all must do to make progress.|Long Read

ECE Stands with Black Lives Matter

Members of our community share their stories, their fears, and their hopes for a more inclusive, just future. |Long Read
The summer sun rises on North Campus of the University of Michigan

‘It is past time to address systemic racism’

'We cannot remain silent: Black Lives Matter!'|Medium Read

Help eradicate the virus of racism

As scientists and engineers, we have an obligation to focus on solving this big societal problem.|Medium Read
Pelham Scholars

Pelham Scholars Program celebrates its first year of supporting master’s students

The Pelham Scholars Program program continues a legacy of excellence by supporting socially-conscious engineers seeking to solve society’s most pressing problems.|Short Read
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What COVID-19 shows about race and health

Highlighting inequities among poverty, infections, and deaths due to COVID-19 in Michigan.|Medium Read