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Professor Ulrich Kamp is using 90 years of images to visually show how the glaciers in the Andes of Southern Peru are rapidly melting — and hopes seeing is believing. His research is one of nine faculty projects highlighted in CASL's Faculty Research Slam on Oct. 28.
In the spring of this year, former Treasury Secretary, and prominent academic economist Larry Summers, sparked a fierce debate when he called inflation the “primary risk to the US Economy.”
The Office of Metropolitan Impact is instrumental in organizing SEMI Wild and its career and education pathway program that connects underrepresented youth to organizations like UM-Dearborn, the Detroit Zoological Society, Belle Isle Nature Center and others.
Enjoy the following Q&A with Belinda Soliz, Administrative Specialist, Department of Social Sciences.
For this year’s DTE E-Challenge, an interdisciplinary team of faculty and students will leverage everything from artificial intelligence to “shaming” to reduce our energy footprint.
Enjoy the following Q&A with Prof. Wellman as she talks about the publication of her book and her current research.
The National Science Foundation awards campus faculty with $1.44 million to create a STEM Scholars program that tailors impactful education practices — like research, cohorts, professional development and more — for lower-income, high talent students to bridge a gap that exists in science fields.
A UM-Dearborn statistics professor shares how the sudden shift to remote education pushed him to make his statistics classes more relevant to students.
To encourage physical activities and healthy habits for elementary and middle school students, UM-Dearborn helped land a $100,000 grant to implement the Safe Routes to School Program.
Benjamin Wielechowski’s newly published “Introduction to Narrative Journalism” shows off the exciting capabilities of the new generation of open educational resources.
Associate Professor of Composition and Rhetoric Mike MacDonald gives us a tour of his recent experiments with reimagining letter grades.
Highlights include: A larger percentage of first-year students (up 8% from 2020), which includes more students of color on campus (up 5% from 2020). And new graduate student numbers are up 21%.
U-M recognizes Professor Marilee Benore’s mentorship and inclusive practices by honoring her with the Carol Hollenshead Inspire Award for Excellence in Promoting Equity and Social Change.
Amanda Saleh and Daniel Arini will spend the semester working on two projects that advance the UN’s sustainability goals.
Campus researchers explore complex questions regarding COVID vaccination during a Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) project.
Professor and PR pro Margaret Murray shares how public relations skills give students what they need to market their experiences and build relationships no matter the major.
Games, art, design, sports and more — math is everywhere. And UM-Dearborn's Mathematics professors are doing all they can to get kids to embrace the field at a young age to increase proficiency, confidence and interest in STEM fields. 
Enjoy the following Q&A with Lindsay Siesel, Administrative Assistant, Department of Language, Culture, and Communication; Department of Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts; Honors Program.
Yahaira Vega now considers herself an advocate for LGBTQ+ rights, a subject she knew little about before her undergraduate research project.
Recent faculty awards, presentations and publications.
In the season of giving thanks, our CASL Alumni Affiliate Scholarship recipients express their appreciation.
Recent faculty awards, presentations and publications.
CASL welcomes four new full-time faculty members this fall.
The U-M Regents name Orin G. Gelderloos, professor emeritus of environmental studies.


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