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Michigan Mars Rover Team has best ever finish at the annual University Rover Challenge

MRover placed 7th overall at the annual challenge where rovers use AI to navigate tough terrain while collecting soil samples to practice testing for evidence of life in the universe.|Medium Read
John Rodriguez

Supporting our superheroes

When we see things from other people’s perspectives, it helps us push ourselves to make Michigan a place where everyone can belong and do their best.|Short Read
Abrahim Jackson and Michael Jones talk while seated on a stage

Equality in the tech industry

An annual symposium, hosted this year at the University of Michigan, seeks to develop senior-level executives of color.|Short Read

Encouraging careers in research

Organizers hoped to equip students with the knowledge and skills they need to successfully apply to a graduate program.|Short Read
Ruthie Freeman

A safe campus for everyone

Serving on the staff DEI committee helps foster a place where people do not need to hide their sexual orientation or gender identity.|Short Read
Photo illustration with Valeria Bertacco

Bertacco recognized for efforts to bolster diversity

Bertacco is a key leader in efforts to improve the representation of women in computer science and develop more extensive cross-cultural connections within the department.|Short Read

Training student instructors for inclusive teaching in intro CSE courses

The initiative has tackled courses that make up the core curriculum for first- and second-year CS and CE majors.|Short Read
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Student receives GSI Award for innovative work as educator, promoting diversity

Burdick has done extensive work as an instructor in EECS courses and promoter of diversity in the department.|Short Read
The summer sun rises on North Campus

Op-ed: How Michigan Engineering increased the number of women in college leadership

In The Chronicle of Higher Education, Alec Gallimore outlines the long–and short–term strategies.|Medium Read
NSBE group with Cassie

Black Engineers convention comes to Detroit and ECE is there to welcome the record-breaking 14,000 attendees

At this year’s convention for the National Society of Black Engineers, U-M professors, students, and alums came together with the other attendees to share experiences, offer career advice, and explore how to improve society.|Medium Read
Rich Sheridan, CEO and cofounder of Menlo Innovations, speaks at the daringXchange in the Duderstadt Center

Lessons from daringXchange

When a diverse group can make its own decisions rather than wait for a lone leader, the results can be more productive and more daring. |Short Read
Group of NSBE members pose together with the bipedal robot, Cassie

NSBE 45 focuses on bettering communities and networking

Members gathered in Detroit to attend over 100 professional workshops and panels. |Medium Read