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.
This commencement season, eight students are being recognized with the university’s top graduation honor.
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.
All UM-Dearborn colleges are recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Best Graduate Schools” rankings.
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.
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.
Two UM-Dearborn experts explain why equity and vaccine hesitancy are proving to be such persistent challenges.
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.
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.
Two UM-Dearborn experts say undoing gerrymandering is a crucial step for maximizing representation. But it's not a magic bullet.
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.
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.
People are still extremely skeptical of letting machines do the driving. Here’s how we might get past that.
The city of Dearborn and Professor Jacob Napieralski's advanced GIS students are working together — through the aid of a $25,000 Ford College Community Challenge grant — to map and increase Dearborn's tree canopy, understand flood hazards, and streamline multimodal route planning.
SOAR Program Director Ellen Judge-Gonzalez is honored with the University of Michigan Sarah Goddard Power Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the betterment of women through leadership.
UM-Dearborn's Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive was awarded a $20,000 Ravitz Grant to expand a history course on the Holocaust.
UM-Dearborn political science experts Nancy Kursman and Julio Borquez break down what partisan-split power in the Senate means for our country and how we can begin to repair political polarization.
African and African American Studies Assistant Professor Terri Laws talks about the role of transparency, acknowledgement and actionable change in repairing the broken trust behind the COVID vaccine hesitation in communities of color.
Saturday was a big day for the UM-Dearborn community — more than 1000 students from August and December graduated. Although there wasn’t a physical ceremony due to the pandemic, the community rallied to recognize the achievements of these 2020 graduates.
College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters student Fatooma Saad adds another story of perseverance to her family history — she graduates with honors on Saturday.
With nearly 50 years at UM-Dearborn and 12 U.S. presidential elections during his time on campus, Political Science Professor Ronald Stockton heads into retirement after witnessing a milestone year for student political involvement.
This commencement season, six students are being recognized with the university’s top graduation honor.
The next phase of the pandemic could be a test of how much we’ve learned about inequity in America.
Humans evolved from group hunters to civic rule creators: Do other primates have these capacities for cooperation?
CASL professor receives $1M grant for project looking to reverse engineer behavior to better understand humans, our primate cousins, and to prepare for future artificial intelligence development.
Dale and Anne Thomson’s Detroit home recently played host to actors Ray Liotta and Benicio Del Toro.