U-M students from Dearborn and Ann Arbor focused on the 18th-century River Raisin Settlement, the site of the War of 1812's Battle of the River Raisin, in Anthropology Associate Professor John Chenoweth’s field study course.
A UM-Dearborn cybersecurity expert and international affairs expert talk about how nation state cyberattacks are confounding calculations in international affairs.
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.
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.
Campus researchers explore complex questions regarding COVID vaccination during a Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) project.
UM-Dearborn professors land a U-M Graham Sustainability Institute catalyst grant to work with Detroit residents on how overlooked alleys can be re-imagined to reflect local history and needs, while also addressing multiple sustainability goals.
Economics Professor Bruce Pietrykowski shares what the federal PRO Act aims to do, the historic role of labor unions in the workplace and what the research data show about organized bargaining.
Two UM-Dearborn political science professors break down the policy and politics of new proposals to change how voting works in Michigan.
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.
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.
People are still extremely skeptical of letting machines do the driving. Here’s how we might get past that.
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.
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.
The next phase of the pandemic could be a test of how much we’ve learned about inequity in America.
Dale and Anne Thomson’s Detroit home recently played host to actors Ray Liotta and Benicio Del Toro.
Looking at data to see how the pandemic changed the community mental health landscape, one CASL faculty member says people have adjusted to the new virtual environment and telemental health has promise to be an effective delivery service.
In a year full of surprises, the 2020 presidential election results might be just as the polls report. Here’s why.
At only 18 years old, freshman Alexcia Starks is working to make her Detroit neighborhood a more attractive, sustainable, socially just place to live.
A UM-Dearborn political science professor breaks down why this election won’t be like any other and our prospects for surviving it.
Learn about the democratic process — and explore ways to improve it — through U-M’s Democracy & Debate themed semester’s online resources, prominent speakers and moderated discussions.