November’s designated as Native American Heritage Month. But Anthropology Associate Professor Brian McKenna reminds his students in campus’ Indians of North America course that we benefit from the knowledge of this country’s indigenous people all year long.
Anthropology Professor John Chenoweth spent his summer on the Cape Cod National Seashore looking for “350-year-old trash.” Along with 13 students, Chenoweth brought artifacts to the Anthropology Lab to learn more about one of America’s first colonial settlements.
Colleagues remember James E. Gruber as a “gentle, but fierce” voice for people silenced by discrimination and prejudice
Decades before the #MeToo Movement, Gruber — who passed away June 26 — put the spotlight on equity and gender-based discrimination and worked tirelessly to do something about it.
The College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters class also looks at the importance of having the opportunity to rethink and reshape social constructs.
Graduate student Christin Dewit examines stress levels of the caregivers of children diagnosed with autism
Dewit’s research took first place during UM-Dearborn’s Three-Minute Thesis Competition; she will represent the university at a regional competition later this month.
The UM-Dearborn-led global initiative sparks cross-cultural dialogue about the role of identity and legacy in community healing and renewal.
A personal experience led senior Lena Rammouni to seek out research opportunities that help doctors and clients build better relationships. And a campus lab helped her create something that doctors are now using to do just that.
Criminal Justice Studies Program Director Donald Shelton’s latest research examines familial DNA search
The method helped catch a serial killer earlier this year, but Shelton said there are moral and ethical concerns raised on who can access raw DNA information. He is one of 13 faculty set to discuss their research at the CASL Faculty Research Slam this Friday.
Studies suggest that clear communication from organizations during recruitment may result in more effective future employee-organization relationships.
Through this UM-Dearborn-led program, partners from across the state show local youth how to collect and present research when advocating for cleaner air, healthier communities.
Her new documentary, The Season in the Mist: Sikhs in America, shares the experiences of Indian Sikhs in Michigan.
UM-Dearborn faculty, staff and students are helping the Healthy Dearborn coalition take on its biggest challenge yet: tackling the city’s health disparities.
Graduate student Chazlyn Miller examines the link between perceptions of and the social reactions to sexual assault
Miller’s presentation of her work earned first place at the university’s annual Three-Minute Thesis Competition.
Undergraduates are doing a variety of research across all four colleges, increasing their confidence in academic pursuits and helping them make an impact in the community.