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College award for excellence in education

Bill Arthur was recognized for demonstrating sustained excellence in instruction and guidance.|Short Read
Mark Guzdial lecture

Transforming tools for some into a language for all

The efforts of computing education researcher Mark Guzdial span the challenges facing a young field|Long Read
Portrait of Anthony Waas

Embracing changing landscapes: autonomy, space exploration and diversity

A Q&A with Anthony Waas, the new Richard A. Auhll Department Chair of Aerospace Engineering and Felix Pawlowski Collegiate Chair at the University of Michigan.|Medium Read
Students inside Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Cindy Finelli's class EECS 215

$1.8M for ‘active learning’, a step toward broader change in higher education

Rare in engineering education research, the project involves a randomized control trial to determine if it’s effective. |Short Read
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Stories of continuous improvement: Puget Sound Naval Shipyard

ISD has recently formed a relationship with the United States Navy through its professional programs. Elaine Priest, the Product Line Director for Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, shares how continuous improvement is an important part of the shipyard’s culture. |Short Read
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STEM education: A taste of research for K-12 teachers

The REACT workshop pairs U-M researchers with K-12 science educators to introduce primary school teachers to new laboratory science and classroom-friendly activities.|Medium Read
Michael J. Solomon

Choosing a hard question in soft matter

Mike Solomon is an AAAS fellow for his contributions in colloids and is the new dean of Rackham Graduate School.|Medium Read
Discover Computer Science

New one-credit course allows those without experience to discover computer science

Throughout the semester, students will work with Prof. Rada Mihalcea and PhD student Laura Wendlandt to see how computers connect to real-world applications in many disciplines.|Short Read
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ECE Expeditions travels to Seattle

Students met with alumni at companies in the Puget Sound area.|Short Read
NA 340 Rolling Ball Challenge

Marine Dynamics class gets hands on experience

Professor Troesch's NA 340 Marine Dynamics class recently held a friendly competition. The goal: Choose a ball. Set it on a moving track. Figure out how to keep it there longer than your peers. |Medium Read
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Collaborative master’s program in data science announced

Students looking to use computational and statistical techniques to extract actionable knowledge from Big Data can now apply to the University of Michigan's Master's Program in Data Science.|Short Read

Learning to work like engineers

While the task is simple — build a device to sort balls by color — the lessons go much deeper.|Short Read