42 Hours of Re_Creativity – Register by March 5th

ArtsEngine is back at it again with another incredible Makeathon style event promoting interdisciplinary design work! Gather your team or enter as an individual looking for a team and spend March 9-11 tackling the key sustainability issues of the world with reused materials. 42 hours of Re_Creativity this year is themed around Transportation Solutions: Getting Here, […]

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optiMize 5th Anniversary Showcase – March 23, 7 PM

Explore the incredible work being done by some of U-M’s most inspiring students! Join optiMize in celebrating 5 years of impact and the 2017-18 optiMize fellows will present their work on stage! Furthermore, watch new projects gain over $200,000 in seed funding while also hearing updates and commentary from optiMize alumni. Come thoughtful and leave […]

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Designing an Inclusive Work Environment – Wed Feb 21

Meaningful design is about collaboration with stakeholders and within your own team. Being thoughtful about your own work practices and creating inclusive environments is key to success as a designer. Rochael Adranly is a partner and the general counsel at IDEO, a product design and innovation company.  Rochael uses human-centered design to bring fresh approaches to […]

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Ceramic Water Filtration Lecture and Activities

Water purification and sanitation needs are common throughout the world and developing thoughtful solutions is difficult. Stamps School of Art and Design and REFRESCH are hosting a lecture and discussion with experts on sustainable water solutions. Join Witt Visiting Artist Residents Michael Stubna and Ian Nettleship for two exciting events on this topic. On Thursday, […]

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Summer Internships in Costa Rica

2 summer internship opportunities in Costa Rica Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Precision Agriculture in Costa Rica This project will determine the technical and economic feasibility and quantify any environment and social benefits, of utilizing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for precision application of treatments to smallholder farms in Costa Rica. The project will also serve […]

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Makeathon Feb 2-4

Makeathon is back and better than ever! The University of Michigan’s premier prototyping competition is back for its fifth year! Makeathon V: Redesign Reality, is happening next weekend Friday, February 2 – Sunday, February 4! Makeathon is a 36-hour building/prototyping competition held annually at the Duderstadt Center on North Campus. The competition will feature a case competition sponsored by Bosch […]

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Socially Engaged Design Showcase 1/25/18, 5-8PM

BLUElab and M-HEAL are partnering with C-SED to host our very first Socially Engaged Design Showcase on Thursday, January 25, 5-8pm in GGBrown (on north campus). This is an awesome opportunity for you to meet and collaborate with BLUElab and M-HEAL teams practicing socially engaged design and network with other technical and methodological experts in socially engaged design.  There will […]

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2018 WDI Global Impact Internships | Student-Initiated Internship Funding Opportunity

2018 WDI Global Impact Internships | Student-Initiated Internship Funding Opportunity Looking for funding for your summer internship in an emerging market country? The William Davidson Institute (WDI) Global Impact Internship Program supports partnerships between University of Michigan Master’s level graduate students and businesses or organizations in emerging market economies.  It offers funding opportunities for high-level, impactful […]

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University of Minnesota Innovation Fellows Program – Applications Open & Rolling

Applications Now Being Accepted! 2017-2018 Innovation Fellows Program Apply early! Openings are limited. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and qualified candidates invited for on-site interviews. Be an Innovator! The University of Minnesota is recruiting dynamic and creative individuals to join our cross-disciplinary team for 10½ months of medical device innovation. Applicants must […]

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Global Information Engagement Program Info Sessions – 12/4 and 12/12

Global Information Engagement Program Information Sessions Monday, December 4, 2017: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  Tuesday, December 12, 2017: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. UMSI Engagement Center (777 N. University, Above Panera) Learn about 2018 program projects, application process, and hear from past student participants. The Global Information Engagement Program (GIEP) application will be available on December 15, 2017 via MCompass. The application will close […]

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