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Math games: High 5s program brings the 'math out of play'

Apr 11, 2022
TAYLOR—While groups of first graders work in clusters at pods around the classroom, four children face their teacher at a U-shaped desk, backs straight and eyes alert as she deals cards to each of them.  They're playing "Chocolate Chip Count," a...
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Ciorciari and Ali analyze Afghanistan withdrawal

Aug 16, 2021
With stunning speed, the Taliban has overthrown the Western-backed government of Afghanistan, bringing a chaotic end to a two-decade effort by the United States and others to remake the country. More than 3,500 U.S. and allied troops and tens of...
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Utilities have little financial incentive to plug methane leaks

Mar 1, 2019
ANN ARBOR—Natural gas distribution firms lack incentives to reduce methane leaks, which contribute to climate change, a new University of Michigan study shows. Researchers say by plugging methane leaks, a company can save $5 per 1,000 cubic feet...

U-M Ford School hosts global competition on migration

Feb 22, 2019
ANN ARBOR—Migration is a mounting global problem with no clear solutions. A daylong international competition at the University of Michigan will challenge public policy students to test their skills on this important issue.Based on real-world data,...