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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
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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

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