Students from the Lebanese Student Association performed during UM-Dearborn's GlobalFest, held April 2. The annual event uses food, music, entertainment and interactive activities to celebrate cultural diversity on campus.
Professor Jacqueline Vansant has earned a Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant to teach and conduct research in Austria. The grant will enable Vansant to further research 15 years of letters from a group of Jewish boys who fled Vienna prior to World War II and translate the letters so that both German- and English-speaking people can read them.
A research project on urban agriculture sparked Kelsey Griffin’s passion for eradicating hunger in Detroit. Now the biology and health policy studies student is leading UM-Dearborn's Food Recovery Network, transporting more than 400 pounds of leftover food from various campus events to a food pantry in Detroit.
Students from across campus recently came together to offer solutions to issues surrounding healthy food and transportation. Design Change, a semester-long idea pitch competition, offered students a series of workshops to strengthen their proposals and awarded more than $8,000 in prizes for their ideas.
When it comes to marketing, Assistant Professor Philipp Rauschnabel wants his students to see the future clearly and move beyond 20/20 vision. Rauschnabel is incorporating marketing for smart glasses—a wearable computer that adds information into reality—into his classes.
On average, there are 18 tornadoes resulting in three deaths in Michigan annually. Faculty, staff and students can better prepare themselves to respond to severe weather by reviewing the Office of Emergency Management's information regarding severe weather preparation and response.