Not your typical politician: CECS student takes a break from Brazilian politics to earn his degree

Erickson Madjer Da Costa Mendes is not your typical politician. For starters, he’s shy. His 10-syllable name doesn’t necessarily roll off your tongue. And at 19, he began campaigning for office three months before an election. But Mendes had a trait that separated him from his opponents—he listened. His ability more »

New life for old textbooks: CEHHS prof ships resources to colleagues overseas to increase access to academic materials

Muna Al-Siyabi will return to her home country this summer as the first Omani instructor at Sultan Qaboos University with a master’s degree in early childhood education and a focus on special education. It’s a distinction that brings certain benefits. For starters, she’ll become a leading advocate for children with more »

Global partners: New international agreement to boost enrollment and study abroad opportunities

Both schools place a strong emphasis on experiential science education. They also share a similar passion for research collaboration between students and faculty. So when leaders from University of Michigan-Dearborn’s College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters (CASL) sought to forge a partnership with a prestigious international university, China University of more »