University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Location: Ann Arbor
Study: Retweet for justice? Social media message amplification and Black Lives Matter allyship. Social media sites that show a white person sharing a message about racial justice are more likely to convince other white people of the benefits of the cause, but they also limit the visibility of Black activists.
University of Michigan President Santa J. Ono has been appointed chair of the board of directors of the Foundation for Educational Exchange between Canada and the United States of America, known as Fulbright Canada.
PVC, or polyvinyl chloride, is one of the most produced plastics in the United States and the third highest by volume in the world. Study: Using waste poly(vinyl chloride) to synthesize chloroarenes by plasticizer-mediated electro(de)chlorination PVC makes up a vast amount of plastics we use on a daily basis.
The University of Michigan's Center for Academic Innovation launched a new firearm injury prevention online course this month that is free and publicly accessible, offering the most comprehensive, free evidence-based online learning opportunity in this field of study to date.
EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT The results of the 2022 elections in Michigan were marked by a narrow Democratic sweep of all the major statewide offices and both houses of the state legislature. The election is also notable for its use of new districts, drawn for the first time by an independent commission.
Producing chirality, a property found throughout nature, through large-scale self-assembly could lead to applications in sensing, machine perception and more. A newly discovered pinwheel structure-self-assembled from pyramid-shaped nanoparticles-may enable unique material properties that could be useful in areas like machine vision, armor, chemical and biological sensing, and more.
Consumer sentiment declined 5% below October, eroding about one-third of the overall gain seen since the historic low in June, according to the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers. Buying conditions for durables, which had markedly improved last month, decreased most sharply in November, falling back 19% on the basis of high interest rates as well as continued high prices, said U-M economist Joanne Hsu , director of the surveys.
As more Detroiters return to work amid the pandemic recovery, the greatest declines in unemployment have been for residents of color and people with low incomes-although those groups continue to experience higher-than-average unemployment rates.
Study: Younger trees in the upper canopy are more sensitive but also more resilient to drought. A new analysis of more than 20,000 trees on five continents shows that old-growth trees are more drought tolerant than younger trees in the forest canopy and may be better able to withstand future climate extremes.
In an effort to expand the pipeline for, and foster collaboration in, the field of firearm injury prevention research, more than 500 researchers are gathering Nov. 30-Dec. 1 for the 2022 National Research Conference on Firearm Injury Prevention in Washington, D.C. The two-day meeting-the largest research conference held for this field of study-is co-organized by the University of Michigan, Columbia University and the Rand Corp.
New techniques for welding very different materials could enable better cars FACULTY Q&A Study: Joining of Metal and Non-Polar Polypropylene Composite through a Simple Functional Group Seeding Layer (DOI: 10.1016/j.jmapro.
Management as a calling - A literal and figurative tipping point in Gabriel Correa's life came five years ago during Hurricane Maria when the deadly, destructive storm leveled the trees in the backyard of his family's home in Puerto Rico.
EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT DATE: Friday, Dec. EVENT: "Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture,” delivered by FBI Director Christopher Wray. Wray will give brief remarks, followed by faculty and student experts posing questions to the director on topics including cybersecurity, civil liberties, domestic violent extremism, and more.
The University of Michigan generated 433 new inventions and 16 new startup companies-including genetic data accessibility to internet interfaces for the visually impaired-during fiscal year 2022. U-M startups raised $760 million in capital and continued to make substantial strides in commercialization.