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Birds of a feather: Mutant hen studies could advance knowledge of body processes

If mutant hens are the focus of your research, be ready for playful comments from friends and colleagues. “They always expect that they must look like mutants, or that they’re boneless chickens or something,” said Marilee Benore. The professor of biochemistry and biology in the Natural Sciences Department in the more »

Early exposure: UM-Dearborn awarded NEH challenge grant to support student research and community engagement on Arab American subjects

University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Center for Arab American Studies has been awarded a $100,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support student research and community engagement on Arab American subjects. The center is one of 37 inaugural recipients of the NEH Humanities Access Grant, which are more »

Transferrable skills: UM-Dearborn student earns top Tau Sigma scholarship for eighth consecutive year

Another year, another top scholarship for a UM-Dearborn transfer student. Salam Smidi—a transfer student from Henry Ford College—earned the top Tau Sigma National Honor Society scholarship for 2017. This marks the eighth consecutive year a UM-Dearborn student has received the honor. Smidi was recently presented with the $2,000 scholarship from more »