Education

Campus of the future: It’s about connections, not tech

Op-ed from Michigan Daily by contributor and MSE professor Joanna Millunchick.|Medium Read
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IOE PhDs and alumnus mentor Seattle hackathon

IOE PhD students Tom Logan and Tim Williams were invited to Seattle to mentor a project in the "City4All Hackathon".|Short Read

Q&A with Sharon Glotzer

The new chemical engineering chair lays out her vision for expanding the curriculum into the high-demand areas of data science and science & technology policy.|Medium Read
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Setting the desks free

Michigan Engineers are studying how flexible spaces can impact learning and teaching and lead to ‘classroom culture change.’|Medium Read

Computing + data wide across the curriculum

Rob Rutenbar points out that people need a systematic middle way to take CS “wide” into diverse disciplines.|Short Read

New grad program: Engineering Education Research

New program turns a researcher’s eye on engineering education in the service of better teaching, learning and diversity at U-M and beyond.|Medium Read

Making learning addictive

Alumnus develops platform that allows instructors to turn almost any course into a multiplayer online game. |Short Read
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Legacy of Michigan Engineering: 200 years of discovery and achievement

Michigan Engineering celebrates its history of innovation and leadership with a Bicentennial multimedia story project that chronicles the people behind the promise and the struggles behind the breakthroughs.|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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Being an applied computer scientist

In this talk, Abowd describes through a set of examples how the balancing act can play out in the career of a computer scientist.|Short Read
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Robotics research and education on display

A record 780 people attended the sixth annual Michigan Robotics Day on April 5 at the North Campus Research Center. The event highlights the region’s robust robotics research and education endeavors.|Medium Read
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GM Foundation Awards $230,000 Grant to University of Michigan

As part of the General Motors Foundation’s University/Organization Partner Program, the University of Michigan today was presented with a $230,000 grant to advance the school’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) curricula and programs.|Short Read