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.
Thwarting cheaters with 'smart' tax returns
Research by the University of Michigan examines whether changes to the income tax return could help cut evasion, which costs federal, state and local governments more than $400 billion a year.
Lack of attention, self-control predict dangerous texting behaviors
Texting while driving or walking can be dangerous, but people still engage in the behavior without thinking.
Autonomous vehicles may lead to an increase in miles driven
Autonomous vehicles may reduce the number of vehicles a family needs, but may lead to an increase in total miles driven, say researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.
Live long and phosphor: Blue LED breakthrough for efficient electronics
In a step that could lead to longer battery life in smartphones and lower power consumption for large-screen televisions, researchers at the University of Michigan have extended the lifetime of blue organic light emitting ...
'Bulletproof' battery: Kevlar membrane for safer, thinner lithium rechargeables
New battery technology from the University of Michigan should be able to prevent the kind of fires that grounded Boeing 787 Dreamliners in 2013.
New water safety tips for parents and youth
With summer just around the corner, millions of swimmers will enjoy Michigan's Great Lakes beaches and cool water, but waves and currents can be deadly.
E-commerce in groceries lags, but ready to take off
Will your milk and eggs become part of the Internet-of-things? So far, e-commerce in the grocery and consumer packaged goods sector has lagged behind the rest of retail.
Rounded crystals that mimic starfish shells could advance 3-D printing pills
In a design that mimics a hard-to-duplicate texture of starfish shells, University of Michigan engineers have made rounded crystals that have no facets.
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.
Public views vary on climate change based on science, political news platforms
While greater knowledge alone is unlikely to overcome the political divide on climate change, conservatives and liberals become less polarized when the perception of harm increases, according to a new study by the University ...