What can linguistic analysis tell us about ideology, gender, social structures, and beliefs? Luz Hernandez speaks about how linguistic analysis of immigrant workers is helping to interpret their perception of the immigration system that criminalizes so many immigrant women.
Basil Mahayni, Ph.D. student in geography, conducts academic and policy research in Jordan to help water management systems better meet community needs, especially those of the poor and middle classes in other water-starved countries.
In 1896, British archaeologists discovered the Oxyrhynchus rubbish mounds: a treasure trove of ancient Greek texts ranging from early copies of the New Testament to lost works of Sophocles. Today, researchers at the U of M are using new technologies, the Ancient Lives Program, and more than 100,000 volunteers to help transcribe and analyze these ancient documents.
What if we can get kids to eat more vegetables without lecturing them about the importance of vegetables, by just giving them the impression that this is what kids do? Perfect. psychologist Traci Mann hopes to use the same tactic that she uses with school kids on astronauts with NASA.