1. Bollywood, Hollywood and Law

    August 29, 2013

    The savory smell of samosas mingled with the Hindi spoken by the actors on the big screen and laughter of the audience. If you closed your eyes, you could easily imagine yourself at a movie theater in Mumbai. But this cinematic experience was far from India. It was at the Law School at University of Read more


  2. Course Inspires Creativity

    June 5, 2013

    So there goes Beethoven. He’s walking in the woods. Suddenly, like a bolt of lightning – BAM! He gets the idea for his Sixth Symphony. “Because he’s cool and he’s Beethoven.” Well, not exactly, Stephen Rush explains. “It took a lot of iterations. It took failure, it took risk over the course of time to Read more


  3. Brain Power

    March 13, 2013

    Talk about brain power. At one point during class, students watched a video showing a live, human brain react to a gentle probe during an operation. It was hard not to wince as the brain matter squiggled at each probe. It also was hard during the same video not to tear up when a young Read more


  4. Michigan’s World Class

    March 13, 2013

    Students earning credit for creating cell phone learning apps for Singapore 3rd graders. A course in which students visit habitats, collect samples and observe interactions in nature, in order to understand environmental challenges. Faculty who take students to Detroit to figure out a watering system for a community garden, engage children in the arts and Read more


  5. Just For Sophomores

    March 13, 2013

    It’s a story that plays out in many families. Emily Hill’s parents were getting concerned about the dollars they were investing in her education while she struggled to figure out what major she wanted to pursue, as the student from Bloomfield Hills, Mich. took a range of courses hoping to find inspiration. “During my freshman Read more