Innovation in Action joins The Rockefeller-Acumen Student Social Innovation Challenge

Innovation in Action is thrilled to be one of four university social innovation competitions selected to be a part of The Rockefeller Foundation-Acumen Student Social Innovation Challenge.   Innovation in Action will support students at the University of Michigan as they build innovative solutions to poverty and some of the world’s most intractable social challenges. As […]

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Call for Poster Abstracts

STEM V: Innovation and Appropriate Technology in Africa 18-20 October, 2019 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor    A conference intended, in part, as a memorial and tribute to Dr. Moses Kizza Musaazi, late of Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, a serial inventor and master of the “Appropriate Technology” approach that serves as the central conference theme. For […]

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ENGR X55: Finding Genuine Design Opportunities 2019

Students in ENGR X55: Finding Genuine Design Opportunities worked in teams—4 projects across 3 countries—working with partners to prioritize design challenges. In this experiential course offered by UM’s Center for Socially Engaged Design (C-SED), students learn the skills of socially engaged design during the winter semester and then spend 6–8 weeks during the spring/summer immersed […]

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Summer Studio 2019

Written by: Hannah Groenke C-SED Summer Studio Intern, 2019 Cognitive Science, 2021   C-SED Studio Intern Hannah Groenke reflects on her team’s project on aging public sector infrastructure in Southeast Michigan. The Situation: Public sector services in Southeast Michigan, such as water, food, energy, and mobility, are inhibited from effectively providing services to their communities […]

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Apply for the Design for Global Health Academic Program!

The UM Global Health Design Initiative (GHDI) application for the Design for Global Health Academic Program is open! This program consists of a summer fieldwork experience in Ghana and Ethiopia to inform a novel design project to be completed during Fall 2019. Participants will gain extensive design experience and exposure to health care practices in low-resource settings. This opportunity […]

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Student Organizations – Engaging Victors Fundraising Conference

Fundraising is critical for student organizations to function at their best. Most likely your organization needs to fundraise next year, and the Student Philanthropy team wants to help. Student organization leaders are invited to to participate in our Engaging Victors Fundraising Conference on August 30, 2018 tentatively scheduled from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. The […]

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Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship Application Open

If you are interesting in studying abroad, but aren’t sure if you can afford it, this opportunity is for you! \ The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) application cycle to fund the Winter 2019 term is open! Go to http://fundforeducationabroad.org/applicants/ for information about requirements, scholarship opportunities, and a link to the application. The application will close on September […]

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Ann Arbor Health Hacks – Register Now!

Want a chance to perform some rapid design? Want to meet others in the healthcare design field? Have you ever thought ‘there must be a better way’ or ‘I wish there was…’ in the context of healthcare? The organizers of a SE Michigan non-profit, Ann Arbor Health Hacks (A2HealthHacks.org) invite you to find out how […]

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