The University of Michigan, located in Ann Arbor and founded in 1817, is one of the first public universities in the United States. The university is considered to be the foremost research university in the state and one of the most distinguished universities in the nation. There are 584 major buildings on the main campus, with two satellite campuses located in Flint and Dearborn. Enrollment stands at 51,000 students with 5,600 faculty at the three campuses combined. Approximately 5,500 undergraduate courses are taught each term in more than 100 programs. Undergraduate, graduate and professional students can choose from 17 separate schools and colleges, 588 majors and over 600 student organizations.
The University of Michigan’s teaching and research faculty are considered one of the top five faculties in the country. Additionally, the university boasts of one of the largest health care complexes in the world, one of the most reputable university library systems in the country and state-of-the-art computer access for students and faculty.
Our work with the University of Michigan ranges from expanding the range and deepening the depth of data science engagements across scientific fields, to improving and understanding social and institutional determinants of forest cover change.