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.
Global warming skeptics cite personal weather observations as the key reason for their views
The number of Americans who believe there is evidence of global warming rose to 63 percent after a memorable winter that included record cold and snow in the Northeast and historic warmth and drought in the West, according ...
How well does technology solve social problems?
University of Michigan professor Kentaro Toyama was in India leading a team studying how to make computers work better in the classroom when he noticed that students far outnumbered computers at the underfunded government ...
As power grows, so does generosity
The saying "power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely" is so pervasive it's taken as fact.
Study ranks cities with the longest commutes
A New York minute may be an instant, but for workers in the Big Apple, their commute is anything but.
What do you do when your child brings home a bad report card?
Before the new school year begins, here's a pop quiz for parents of middle-school children: What do you do when your child brings home a bad report card?
Mercury MESSENGER nears epic mission end
A spacecraft that carries a sensor built at the University of Michigan is about to crash into the planet closest to the sun—just as NASA intended.
Marriages still resilient after the second child
Many married couples can feel overwhelmed and stressed after their first child's birth, but the transition period isn't as long for the second child.
Online survey researchers should be cautious with trick questions
New studies suggest that researchers should be careful with setting "trap" questions for respondents for the sake of accurate research.
Genetic evidence shows loss of three basic tastes in penguins
A University of Michigan-led study of penguin genetics has concluded that the flightless aquatic birds lost three of the five basic vertebrate tastes—sweet, bitter and the savory, meaty taste known as umami—more than ...
Motion sickness in autonomous cars: Don't read and ride
Self-driving vehicles should make roads safer, save energy and improve mobility, but they also might make some people sick, say University of Michigan researchers.