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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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Volker Sick receives president’s international education award

Sick is the recipient of U-M's President's Award for Distinguished Service in International Education, established in 2017 to recognize and celebrate the extraordinary efforts of U-M faculty and staff who keep the university on the leading edge of international education for our students.|Medium Read

ISD alumna receives C3E award

ISD alumna Dr. Chris LaFleur is a recipient of the 2017 C3E Award. |Short Read

‘Sensors in a Shoebox’ empower citizens to gather data about communities

Civil engineering and education researchers are working together with Detroit teens.|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

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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Electric field control of magnetism

The Van Vlack Lecture Series was established in honor of L. H. Van Vlack, to provide a distinguished lecture series from the outstanding leaders in the field of Materials Science and Engineering.|Short 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
Justin Foley and Prof. Jami Phillips

Best Paper Award recognizes research in electrical engineering student motivation

Phillips, Lenaway, Daly, and Foley concluded that early exposure to EE technical areas was likely the best way to draw more students to the field further down the line.|Short Read

A Q&A with Rhonda Franklin – connecting diverse students

Franklin believes the best research results are achieved from a diversity of backgrounds, something she learned as a graduate student at Michigan and fosters in her own research group at Minnesota.|Medium Read
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Kamal Sarabandi elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

The AAAS seeks to advance science, engineering, and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all people.|Short Read
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Stephen Timoshenko: the father of engineering mechanics

This eminent Michigan Engineering professor dramatically reshaped engineering education – and lived two sets of lives.|Medium Read