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5/10/2021
UM-Dearborn students taking Arabic language courses will practice speaking through digital interactions with college students in Algeria and Morocco in an environment stimulated to look like Middle Eastern marketplaces, kitchens and other gathering spaces.
5/3/2021
Thousands safely gathered on campus to celebrate the UM-Dearborn Class of 2020 and Spring Class of 2021 through 12 smaller ceremonies that took place April 29 through May 4.
5/3/2021
No matter the weather — rain, wind or sun — UM-Dearborn graduates walked across the stage during a week-long celebration of their accomplishments.
5/3/2021
Recent faculty awards, presentations and publications.
4/26/2021
Two UM-Dearborn political science professors break down the policy and politics of new proposals to change how voting works in Michigan.
4/21/2021
Three pre-med students started a research project exploring how the global pandemic affects the mental state of patients ages 65+. Their on-going research project is among the 22 virtual student presentations in CASL's 2021 Sargon Partners Undergraduate Research Showcase.
4/15/2021
Recent faculty awards, presentations and publications.
4/13/2021
Enjoy the following Q&A with Liz Clark, Student Career Counselor in the CASL Internship Center.
4/12/2021
The pandemic highlighted a fundamental contradiction of our economic system today: The caring labor that’s assigned the lowest value, and is often performed by women, is also essential. Feminist economist Professor Suzanne Bergeron says people in power have taken note.
4/12/2021
This commencement season, eight students are being recognized with the university’s top graduation honor.
3/31/2021
In late March, the Environmental Interpretive Center's staff organized a prescribed burn to keep the one-acre prairie in UM-Dearborn’s Environmental Study Area maintained and healthy.
3/30/2021
All UM-Dearborn colleges are recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Best Graduate Schools” rankings.
3/29/2021
Access to post-secondary education has been listed as a government priority. Is this the answer to reducing the country's wealth gap? Economics Professor Patricia Smith shares what the research says.
3/22/2021
Assistant Professor Maya Barak shares her “crimmigration” research to give a better understanding of why deviant behavior and immigration are connected in political rhetoric, media messages and the American consciousness — and what the evidence says about this connection.
3/17/2021
Two UM-Dearborn experts explain why equity and vaccine hesitancy are proving to be such persistent challenges.
3/17/2021
Looking at this and what academic research says about the economic impact of paying workers more per hour, Economics Professor Bruce Pietrykowski provides insight into the federal minimum wage debate.
3/8/2021
Recent faculty awards, presentations and publications.
3/8/2021
University of Michigan-Dearborn recognizes 34 CASL students as 2021 Honor Scholars.
3/8/2021
Enjoy the following Q&A with Marlene Dupre, assistant director of CASL records/program manager in CASL's Advising and Academic Success office.
3/3/2021
No matter which side you are on, walls are divisive. Looking throughout history, CASL faculty member Kristin Poling says it’s important to understand that walls don’t hold power; it’s the people who do.
3/1/2021
Two UM-Dearborn experts say undoing gerrymandering is a crucial step for maximizing representation. But it's not a magic bullet.
2/17/2021
Knowing the importance of hands-on learning to understand scientific processes, professors adjusted their lab lessons so students could continue to benefit from experiential learning wherever their locations. And students say it’s working.
2/17/2021
Recent faculty awards, presentations and publications.
2/17/2021
Enjoy the following Q&A with Elisa Madrigal, administrative coordinator in CASL's Mathematics and Statistics Department.
2/15/2021
Associate Professor Kevin Early, a criminologist and expert in the field, is featured on the BET+ series "American Gangster: Trap Queens," which gives a platform for people to share their stories, addresses racial, income and gender disparities, and, in most cases, shows a redemptive arc.

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