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U-M Aerospace alumnus Aisha Bowe returns to her alma mater Pioneer High School for presentation and Q&A Panel

U-M Aerospace Engineering alumnus Aisha Bowe and current U-M Aerospace students responded to questions about their journey in the STEM field at Pioneer High School Q&A Panel|Short Read

IOE partners with Engineering Education Research to deliver limited DEI event series

U-M IOE and EER are co-hosting a new Virtual Mentoring Workshop event series for the Michigan Engineering community. The focus of the series is to help foster an engaging and inclusive environment for students, faculty, and staff.|Short Read
The eight panelists

Overcoming turbulence: Black AERO alumnae share insights on MLK panel

'I couldn’t have seen myself where I am right now,' says aerodynamicist Jessica Jones on the importance of representation.|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

Chemical Engineering graduate recruitment goes virtual

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Rich Lesser feature shot

Rich Lesser (BSE ’83), CEO of BCG, to give virtual commencement address to Michigan graduating seniors

Lesser recalls graduating during a recession when job prospects were bleak.|Short Read

Congratulations to the ChE class of 2020!

The department, College, and University are making plans for remote celebrations in honor of the graduating class.|Short Read
Back to the camera, student walks down the hall towards a giant Rubik's cube display and a rainbow flag

Participating in the Day of Silence while social distancing

Show your LGBTQA+ solidarity online.|Short Read
Adrienne D. Stiff-Roberts

Alumna Prof. Adrienne Stiff-Roberts honored with the Willie Hobbs Moore Distinguished Lectureship

The Duke University Professor delivered a virtual talk on enabling hybrid thin films for optoelectronics and shared her memories of Michigan. |Medium Read

ECE Expeditions Goes “On the Town”

Pre-COVID-19, ECE Expeditions took thirteen students to the heart of the Big Apple to tour a variety of tech companies, including IBM. |Long Read
Dr. Bouman shows the first ever image of a black hole - a red/orange ring that's brighter on the bottom than the top

Katie Bouman wows U-M community with insiders look at the black hole imaging project

Speaking to a full house in Rackham, Dr. Katie Bouman - Michigan ECE alum - explained the history and science of the project that gave us the first ever photo of a black hole. |Medium Read
Strickland and Mourou

Nobel Prize winners talk research, Nobel ceremony, and are remembered by U-M colleagues

From rubbing elbows with royalty to finding yourself a casual seatmate to a member of U2, Professor Emeritus Gérard Mourou, Prof. Donna Strickland, and their former U-M colleagues shared their experiences and reflections on the 2018 Nobel Prize ceremony. |Long Read