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$4.25M to enhance minorities in STEM fields

A five-year, $4.25 million grant by the National Science Foundation aims to help increase participation and graduation rates among underrepresented minorities.|Short Read
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Celebrating the Persian new year at ECE’s Nowruz event

A celebration with traditional food, calligraphy, and musical performances.|Short Read

Past, present and future of women in aerospace

In honor of National Women’s Month, we take a closer look at the trailblazers who are expanding diversity in the department and the field.|Medium Read
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Aeriel Murphy inducted into Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

The Materials Science & Engineering doctoral candidate is in Professor John Allison’s group.|Short Read
High school students work together as a Michigan Engineering student watches their progress.

The STEM that grows the leaf

Michigan Engineering students spent a week in Chicago High Schools as part of the Alternative Spring Break program, running workshops that promote STEM education.|Short Read
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The modern resonance of NASA’s “Hidden Figures”

Margot Lee Shetterly delivered a keynote discussing the lives and impact of the female African American mathematicians that “helped America win the space race.” |Medium Read

Sensors from head to toe – Todd Coleman makes measuring health simpler

Prof. Todd Coleman's group is tackling the challenging problem of getting high-fidelity monitoring to work affordably at home.|Medium Read
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#IAmNotHidden

In this featured event, Author Margot Lee Shetterly talks about the surprising ways that women and people of color have contributed to American innovation while pursuing the American Dream.|Short Read
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Engineering students, teen create tech for the blind

A 17-year-old Ypsilanti high school student who is visually impaired worked with a software engineering class to develop technology that could make life easier for the blind.|Long Read
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First generation graduate student has a heart for others

Congratulations to Genesis Lopez for recently winning a North Campus Dean's MLK Spirit Award for her work with SHPE and for serving as chair of the Graduate Student Advisory Committee.|Medium Read
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Inspiring a new generation of women engineers in Liberia

The students traveled from the University of Liberia and St. Clements University College as representatives of their own SWE chapter, Liberia SWE (L-SWE).|Medium Read
Matthew Nelson looks on as Neville Green answers a question during the organization's annual National Leadership Conference.

Boosting black engineering grads is goal for U-M alum

A conversation with Matthew Nelson, Michigan Engineering alum (BSE IOE'15) and national chair of the National Society of Black Engineers.|Short Read