6/19/2019

Having a Field Day: Students gather together for class that has a 50-year tradition of foraging

Led by Professor Emeritus Orin Gelderloos, UM-Dearborn's “salad bar course" — with its cattails, elderberry, mint and more — is more than nutritious; it teaches students how to understand and interact with local nature....
9/19/2022

'There's a place for everyone here'

Twenty years after graduating from high school, April Marvin takes a nontraditional college route and shares her success as a Dearborn Wolverine....
9/11/2019

Digging in

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 settl...
9/11/2019

Remembrance and reconciliation in Rwanda

Twenty-five years after the Rwandan genocide, the African country continues to work on healing through remembrance and reconciliation. Four faculty members whose research focuses on trauma and recovery recently traveled to the African country to learn from...
10/29/2019

How the new IDEA Lab is actively teaching students problem solving skills

To come up with solutions for a community challenge, new campus initiative trains students in data gathering, encourages them to work together and shows ways to tackle complex problems....
9/7/2022

Learning the world through experience

UM-Dearborn Study Abroad programs returned this summer with faculty-led trips to five countries....
9/7/2022

Breaking down walls through art and expression

A new program inspired by the Inside Out Program and funded by a U-M Arts + the Curriculum grant offers art-focussed workshops and discussions that are free and open to the public....
11/12/2019

How Native Americans shape the American experience

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...
12/5/2019

Michigan Journal editor, CASL graduate: "We have a job to do. The public good depends on it."

As Michigan Journal Editor-in-Chief Chanel Stitt prepares for graduation, she’s thankful for the experiences and advice she’s gained on campus — especially what’s helped her gain a thicker skin when it comes to processing the criticism that comes with toda...