In one of our favorite categories in the 2013 Unigo College Rankings, today's list features colleges whose students couldn't be more proud of their al...
With tuition prices at exorbitant levels, parents today tend to rationalize their kids' choices of colleges the same way they rationalize the purchase of any "big ticket" item: through brand.
A university is of course primarily a place of learning and discovery. So how can it also take on the mission of contributing to the progress of the region in which it is situated? One part of the answer has to do with the focus of research by faculty and programs.
I was recently asked by an authority figure in fashionable red pumps to tidy up my library. I can only assume this is the first step of a more serious intervention. You see, I have a little problem with books. I'm addicted to them.
While this may seem completely predictable and cliché, I have to admit that I truly believe that my experience at the University of Michigan has equipped me with not just a diploma, but a skill set that has adequately prepared me for what is to come.
The terms of Dow Chemical's $10 million gift to the University of Michigan ought to raise eyebrows in universities across the country.
Julienne was just four during the 1994 genocide. She is HIV-positive and works as an artisan for this member-owned women's collective through The Ih...
To their fans, which are known as StarKids themselves, the troupe isn't just a theater group but a bunch of role models that beat the odds and are able to do what they love against all likelihoods.
While we know that various types of creative endeavors and play are essential to the cognitive development of children, there is considerable debate among researchers as to whether these benefits are ongoing and extend to the elderly.
Failure. No one likes to fail, yet everyone has. Of course, it's not something that we shout or boast about because it doesn't feel good -- in fact, it feels terrible. Seldom do we ever embrace the failures. It is the lessons learned in these failures that are the crown jewels.
Our friendly rivalries aside, U of Michigan and MSU students alike are stepping up in meaningful ways to make an impact in the lives of students and the future of our state and country.
That's the problem with photographs, paintings and videos about the abandoned buildings in Detroit. They're obvious. So when an artist comes along and brings a fresh viewpoint, it can really tilt your perspective.
This experiment in micro-funding was already interesting before they served the soup. Then we all lined up and before too long, my wooden-crafted bowl was filled with a spicy vegan squash stew.
At the conclusion of the delightful movie Amadeus, the jealous and mischievous court composer Antonio Salieri, who has undone Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,...
I have been to Paris and Pakistan, Istanbul and Bosnia. But I have never seen anything quite like this: Detroit is a state-of-the-art, urban frontier. My tattered hometown has, somehow, become "revisionist cool."
Why us "outsiders" are here in Detroit matters -- today and always. But for those of us who have chosen to move here -- to Detroit of all places! -- let's pursue a deeper understanding of our motivations.