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U-M Society of Women Engineers.

Women Engineers lift up next-generation

The Society of Women Engineers took students to the Women Engineers conference, where engineers from diverse backgrounds shared their stories to inspire and encourage young engineers to break barriers and advance the field.|Medium Read
Lynn Conway up close

When pioneers disappear from history

Tech leader Lynn Conway explores why women and underrepresented minorities lose credit for their contributions over time.|Medium Read
Prof. Rada Mihalcea

Making a difference for women in academia

Mihalcea has dedicated substantial effort to developing programs aimed at introducing women to the world of computing|Short Read
Lynn Conway, Emerita Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, speaks at a U-M Workshop on Nano and Micro Manufacturing

Lynn Conway encourages graduates to embrace coming social change

Professor emerita and transgender advocate Lynn Conway delivered the 2018 Winter Commencement address to U-M graduates. |Medium Read
Jeanne Murabito smiling behind a microphone

Jeanne Murabito receives Distinguished Diversity Leader award

Murabito’s work has brought STEM education and hands-on experience to struggling inner-city schools for nearly a decade.|Short Read
Tim Bruns, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Michigan Engineering and his students observe the buccal mass of an aplysia Californica (sea slug) moving. Photo by Photo by Marcin Szczepanski

Culture is key

Why Michigan Engineering is focusing on getting it right.|Short Read
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