University of Michigan

Professor shames entire class by publishing students' browsing history

A university professor publicly shamed his students by publishing a complete list of the class's internet browsing history<p>Entitled "Things I Noticed …

Education

University of Michigan professor doubles 3D printing speeds using vibration-mitigating algorithm

Oct 20, 2017 | By Benedict<p>The <b>Smart and Sustainable Automation Research Laboratory</b> of Chinedum Okwudire, an Associate Professor of Mechanical …

3D Printing

Investing 101: U-M hosts 2 conferences this weekend on stock picking, venture capital

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>TODAY'S TOP STORIES Detroit. Move here. Move the world. | 3:40<p>With space to grow, collaborate, and thrive, Detroit is a city unlike …

Venture Capital

Editorial: Win or lose, Amazon bid is worthwhile

Pitch for the Seattle online giant’s new headquarters forced Detroit to fully assess its strengths, weaknesses

Detroit

This little wearable will make your voice more secure

A new device makes voice-recognition safer by adding in an extra step of authentication<p>Voice recognition is used in a wide range of technology these …

Technology

More Evidence Presented in Defense of Planet 9

In January of 2016, astronomers Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin published the first evidence that there might be another planet in our Solar …

Astronomy

China's Heavy-handed Control of Foreign Research

Censorship of academic research in China is nothing new. Back in 2008 as I was finishing a long stint in rural China, Chinese officials and academics were talking about the “good old days of Jiang Zemin”. At first, it seemed to be a joke; how could you possibly miss former premier Li Peng? He was …

China

In horrifying news, researchers have discovered the mind still works after death.

It’s when the heart stops, that you’re pronounced officially dead.<p>The heart stops pumping blood. The lungs stop receiving blood. The brain no longer …

Medicine

Primary Care Team Can Be Effective in Reducing Opioid Addiction

University of Michigan researchers believe many of the two million Americans addicted to opioids can receive treatment and assistance in getting off …

Health Care

How many Vicodin is too many? University of Michigan has answers for doctors

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>CDC releases Opiod recommendations<p>Doctors are prescribing 50 to 75 percent more addictive painkiller than they need, according to a …

Addiction

Why Are So Many NFL Players Smoking Pot?

Why Are So Many NFL Players Smoking Pot?The NFL has a long-standing marijuana ban—but some say that might change <i>Photograph by Getty Images</i>It’s no secret that football is one of the roughest, toughest sports out there. Just look at the numbers: in 2013-2014 alone, NFL athletes suffered a total of …

Pain

New suicide-prevention fences rising atop Ann Arbor parking decks

In recent days, crews have finished installing chain-link fencing on the rooftops of the Fourth and William garage across from the Blake Transit …

Ann Arbor

Lawyer Disbarred In Michigan Over Anti-Gay Rants Appeals

<b>AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP)</b> – A former lawyer with the state of Michigan is appealing a decision that stripped him of his law license for his hostility …

Students' Unions

University of Michigan's physics center secures $8M gift

University of Michigan plans to boost physics research, attract more experts and support fellowships with an $8 million gift.<p>The Ann Arbor school …

Business

BWW TV: TURNING THE TABLES Goes to College! How to Get Into the University of Michigan with Mark Madama

Following last year's hit debut season, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a brand new season of Turning the Tables! Featuring Ellyn Marie Marsh, …

College & University

#12/6 Louisville Set To Host #16/7 Michigan

The University of Louisville men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams open their home slate at the Ralph Wright Natatorium this weekend with a …

Olympics

Spurning refugees makes metro Detroit poorer, not safer | Dickerson

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>The Trump administration told Congress it wants to cap the number of refugees admitted to the U.S. at 45,000 during the next fiscal …

Refugees

The 10 schools that have produced the most billionaires in the US

Graduating from college isn't a prerequisite to becoming one of the richest people in the US.<p>But certain schools mint more billionaire graduates than others, according to an analysis by Forbes of the undergraduate degrees earned by the billionaires on its newly released 2017 Forbes 400 list.<p>Harvard …

MBA

World's most intense laser to double its power

The most intense laser in the world will soon become twice as intense, thanks to a US$2 million upgrade from the National Science Foundation. The …

Science

Study: Refugees added up to $295M to southeast Michigan economy in 2016

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>Yasir Ibrahim, 34, speaks on Oct. 17, 2017, at the Chaldean Cultural Center in West Bloomfield about his story as a refugee.<p>After …

Refugees

University of Michigan blocks release of hot-button records of anti-immigrant leader

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>Immigrants and their supporters walk down Woodward Avenue in Pontiac on May 1, 2017, in front of Pontiac City Hall and Oakland …

Detroit

Synchronized Global Growth

Much of the sentiment and global market data continues to come in on the positive side of the ledger. Friday's University of Michigan Consumer …

Business

Consumer Sentiment in U.S. Unexpectedly Surges to 13-Year High

U.S. consumer sentiment unexpectedly surged to a 13-year high as Americans’ perceptions of the economy and their own finances rebounded following …

Economy

Watch What Happened at University of Michigan When Charles Murray Spoke

When libertarian speaker Charles Murray came to speak at the University of Michigan Wednesday, not everyone was pleased.<p>Prior to his arrival, serious …

Conservative View

Coming Soon: Your Medication Will be Printed Out Like a Document!

Although it may be several years down the road, instead of taking multiple pills, what do you think about combining them into a single printed …

Medicine

Kim's 66, Lim's 71 Guide Wolverines on Second Day at North Carolina

» Using a career-best 66 (-6) from freshman<p>Ashley Kimand seniorKathy Lim's 71 (-1), the University of Michigan women's golf team posted a 287 (-1) …

Michigan Wolverines

Ion Thruster Prototype Breaks Records in Tests, Could Send Humans to Mars

A thruster that's being developed for a future NASA mission to Mars broke several records during recent tests, suggesting that the technology is on …

Science

Pain 101: Looking to the Brain to Understand Fibromyalgia and Other Chronic Pain Conditions - RELIEF: PAIN RESEARCH NEWS, INSIGHTS AND IDEAS

The idea of “FM-ness” is helping doctors to diagnose patients and come up with effective treatment strategies. Image credit: xstudio3d/123RF Stock …

Fibromyalgia

For Old and Young Americans, the Economy Couldn't Look More Different

Older Americans’ cheeriness about the U.S. economy is increasing at a swift clip, but younger folks aren’t feeling quite so optimistic.<p>Beginning in September 2016, U.S. consumer sentiment as measured by the University of Michigan has climbed year-over-year each month for Americans age 55 and over, …

Business

Fuel economy: This key data points at strong U.S. oil demand

Money