Stories tagged: "University of Michigan"


6 Cool Michigan Towns With Great Shopping Districts

Shopping doesn’t have to be stressful—especially in Michigan, where there are many locally made treasures waiting to be found across several cities with great local shopping districts.

Look Up During This Weekend’s Football Games…and Get Inspired to Vote

Where does the youth vote make the most difference? Of all the House congressional districts nationwide, Michigan’s 3rd—that’s the region with Grand Rapids, Muskegon, and Grand Haven—ranks 7th for young voter significance, according to Tufts University’s Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement. In 2020, 13% of all votes cast in Michigan’s...

Tate Ellwood-Mielewski test drives on a simulator at the University of Michigan, Friday, April 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
University of Michigan Study to Help Those With Autism Improve Driving

University of Michigan researchers are studying how well people with autism spectrum disorder can detect road hazards, and plan to assist the young motorists in sharpening their driving skills.

University of Michigan Medical Students Protest Anti-Abortion Speaker

University of Michigan medical students walked out of a weekend ceremony to protest a speaker who opposes abortion rights.

The University of Michigan relocated its Museum of Natural History to the Biological Sciences Building in 2019. (Courtesy/U-M)
Free Tickets: 20+ Michigan Museums Friendly for Both Family and Budget

Michigan has plenty of budget-friendly options for experiential learning— including free museums. 

Then-University of Cincinnati president Santa Ono poses on campus in Cincinnati on Sept. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Al Behrman, File)
University of Michigan Names Experienced Leader Ono as President

The University of Michigan will name Santa Ono, president and vice chancellor of the University of British Columbia, as its new president.

Protestors gather in front of the Joe Louis "Fist" statue in Detroit. Louis famously took down Max Schmeling, striking a blow to the idea of Aryan supremacy.
‘We’re Not Going to Lose The Ukrainian People’: Michiganders Stand Up Against New War 

Many Michigan neighbors woke up to war waged on their family. Now, they’re fighting back from afar.