The University of Michigan (U-M) was founded in 1817. The main campus is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan with campuses in Flint and Dearborn Michigan. The University of Michigan is a preeminent science and medical research institution. University of Michigan is a public institution that confers undergraduate degrees and advanced degrees in a host of subject areas. The Ann Arbor campus is comprised of 500 buildings and is noted for its world class studies. U-M is ranked 18 among the best universities world-wide by World University Rankings.
People experience embarrassment buying personal products online
Do you blush or avoid eye contact when you're standing in line to buy personal items? What about when you buy them online?
Do government technology investments pay off?
Studies confirm that IT investments in companies improve productivity and efficiency. University of Michigan professor M.S. Krishnan wondered if the same was true for government.
Gasoline use at lowest rate in three decades
Average fuel consumption by American drivers is at its lowest level in at least 30 years, says a University of Michigan researcher.
Simple equation: Moms talking math to preschoolers equals knowledgeable kids
Preschool children improve their math skills when their mothers talk to them about math during meal times.
Predatory snails evolved diverse venoms to subdue a wide range of prey species
A new study by University of Michigan biologists suggests that some predatory marine cone snails evolved a highly diverse set of venoms that enables them to capture and paralyze a broad range of prey species.
Consistency is the key to success in bread baking and biology
Whether you're baking bread or building an organism, the key to success is consistently adding ingredients in the correct order and in the right amounts, according to a new genetic study by University of ...
Build your own Siri: An open-source digital assistant
An open-source computing system you command with your voice like Apple's Siri is designed to spark a new generation of "intelligent personal assistants" for wearables and other devices. It could also lead to much-needed advancements ...
March Madness brackets: Flipping a coin is your best bet
Each year, millions of people lose billions of dollars in NCAA March Madness basketball pools. Still, most return the following year for another pummeling.
African-Americans with 'elite' college degrees have little advantage in job market
Does having a college degree from a highly selective school make a difference in getting a well-paid job? Not if you're African-American, says a University of Michigan researcher.
New (road) signs of the times?
Traffic accidents claim lives, cause injury and cost money. Working on ways to reduce them is a constant battle.
Gender perspectives in Puerto Rican childhood education
For the last few weeks, Puerto Rico's streets have seen protesters for and against the incorporation of 'perspectivas de género' or gender perspectives in the public schools' curriculum.
How to succeed in business without sucking up
Many people seem to think that landing a big-time appointment—like a spot on a company's board—is all about who you know.
Forbidden quantum leaps possible with high-resolution spectroscopy
A new twist on an old tool lets scientists use light to study and control matter with 1,000 times better resolution and precision than previously possible.
New views of enzyme structures offer insights into metabolism of cholesterol, other lipids
With the aid of X-ray crystallography, researchers at the University of Michigan have revealed the structures of two closely related enzymes that play essential roles in the body's ability to metabolize excess ...
Opportunities—and some challenges—face more racially diverse United States
The United States is becoming racially diverse more quickly than at any time in its history, and current projections show that by 2050 nonwhites will outnumber whites in this country for the first time, according to a University ...