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Increase in corporate research awards at U-M over the past decade
$ Million in corporate investment in FY19
Corporate visits hosted by our office in FY19
Many events on campus have been cancelled or are virtual events due to safety concerns over Clovid-19. Please check event links for more details.
March 16, 2020 4-6pm Ross School of Business
The top five teams will pitch their ideas to address some of the world’s biggest challenges for the chance to win $10,000. Projects focus on complex issues including creating sustainable cities, support for women coping with invisible illnesses, rethinking recycled clothing, and preventing child maltreatment.
April 16, 2020 Duderstadt Center
The Michigan Engineering Design Expo showcases the achievements of our students in engineering design and prototyping, and demonstrates applications of their studies that solve real-life problems. These opportunities enhance our undergraduate engineering experience and give students the edge they need to be successful professionals in today’s demanding marketplace.
April 8, 2020 Palmer Commons
School of Information share poster displays of course and co-curricular projects, internships, and research, including lightning talks and discussions on engagement possibilities for your organization.
April 17, 2020 4250 Plymouth Road, Garden Level Auditorium
The University of Michigan’s inaugural Workplace Mental Health Conference, presented in collaboration with the Center for Workplace Mental Health, American Psychiatric Association Foundation, will bring key stakeholders together from academia and industry to address mental health in the workplace.
April 9 & 10, 2020 Rackham Graduate School, 4th floor
In addition to talks by external experts who are driving new fronts in computing, the Symposium will showcase some of the game-changing research, and a workshop on Resilient Cities through Computation.
April 17, 2020 Michigan State University
Sponsored jointly by U-M and MSU, the symposium provides a platform for all practicing and aspiring data scientists, but especially women and gender minority participants, to discuss cutting-edge research, explore resources for research and career advancement, and network with other attendees. Everyone is welcome to contribute and attend.
Rebecca Cunningham, an emergency medicine physician whose research addresses critical issues ranging from firearm violence to opioid abuse, has been appointed vice president for research. Rebecca Cunningham Cunningham, who has served in an interim capacity since June...
It’s not common to see a double bus in Ann Arbor, certainly not one that is a battery-powered one. A group of students, faculty and staff got a chance for a very cool bus ride around campus to check out the technology and learn about potential applications at the...
The Ford Motor Company and the University of Michigan have been integrally entwined for over 100 years. Today, dozens of Ford leaders engage with U-M on a weekly basis. Rich Strader, the Vice President at Ford Mobility Platforms and Products, is one of them. Rich...
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