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Hands-on Learning

Lab results: Department gets space for field findings, instruction

There’s a new place on campus to help students understand the old. “Hands-on experience and research are critical for recognizing that human knowledge isn’t what you Google,” said John Chenoweth, assistant professor of anthropology. “It’s important to learn through doing, seeing and making connections with the artifacts you’ve found. We more »

The picture of health: Students see, help with public health needs in Detroit

Connecting Detroit residents to wellness services. Sharing affordable insurance options with someone in need. Helping families learn about nutritious food choices. Several College of Education, Health, and Human Services students spent their summer helping Detroit citizens lead healthier lives by doing internships at public health organizations—including Karly Koos at Healthy more »

Skill-building to a science: CECS co-op program promotes networking, confidence

When it came to choosing between an earlier graduation date or experience, senior Stephanie Chung chose experience—more specifically, the Engineering Cooperative Education Program. “I extended my graduation date so I could take advantage of what the co-op provides,” said Chung, a bioengineering and mechanical engineering major who has done three more »