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  1. Exploring how imposter feelings relate to mental health and academic outcomes among minoritized students

    February 1, 2023

    Kevin Cokley, PhD, joins Michigan Minds to discuss his research in the area of African American psychology, with a focus on racial and ethnic identity development, academic motivation, and academic achievement. Cokley is a University Diversity and Social Transformation Professor of Psychology and the Associate Chair for Diversity Initiatives at the University of Michigan College …

  2. Leadership Q&A: Amplifying the Arts

    January 24, 2023

    Architect and historian Jonathan Massey is dean and professor of architecture at the University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. He has co-chaired the Arts Initiative since October 2019. He is an accomplished scholar of modern architecture and a leading authority on architecture and planning education. Massey holds a Bachelor of Arts …

  3. Illuminating and Advancing: The U-M Arts Initiative

    January 21, 2023

    Launched in 2019, the University of Michigan Arts Initiative seeks to illuminate and expand human connections, inspire collaborative creativity, and build a more just and equitable world through the arts while making the arts central to the University’s identity and mission. Through projects, fellowships, and other funding opportunities, the Arts Initiative provides support for faculty, …

  4. Squirrels that gamble on reproduction often end up winning the bet

    January 20, 2023

    In this episode of Michigan Minds, U-M associate professor of psychology and ecology &  evolutionary biology Ben Dantzer, PhD and National Science Foundation postdoctoral biopsychology research fellow at U-M Lauren Petrullo, PhD detail their research project, which studies how squirrels reproduce in years in which food is abundant and when it is not, and the …