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News & Communications

The University of Michigan is one of the largest public research institutions in the United States. Here are places news sources you can stay informed about research at U-M.


You can submit article ideas for  The Research Administration Post (RAP) as often as you have them. Each will be reviewed. Don't worry if the submission deadline is too far out for your message. If your update is urgent or time-sensitive, we can explore sending it in a RAPid alert. Thank you!

If you would like to revisit articles in a previous issues, or if you missed an issue, you can visit the RAP/RAPid Newsletter Archives. Thank you!

The U-M Office of Research maintains a list of publications and news sources. All U-M faculty and staff receive Michigan Research. Be sure to sign up for the Research Blueprint. If you know of other newsletters that we should list, please contact

To receive funding opportunities sign up to Research Blueprint. Additionally, find internal funding opportunities at the Research Commons webpage.

The U-M Office of Research has a Research Development team dedicated to sharing external funding opportunities through a monthly newsletter called Research Blueprint, along with the new Research Commons website (currently in the "soft launch" phase and under development).   If you would like to share any internal funding opportunities or to be added to the newsletter distributions list, please email at

References and Resources

Other U-M Research-Related Newsletters

  • U-M Health System Media Info News releases and health tips from the U-M Health System
  • U-M Medical School Research News Online monthly publication of the Office of Research, U-M Medical School. It contains information important to the biomedical research community, including award and grant opportunities.
  • M-Research The M-Research newsletter raises awareness of the excitement, value,  and impact of key University of Michigan research news and trends from across campus for a broad range of audiences.


For questions regarding The RAP or related research communications, please contact Constance Colthorp ( or 734-647-4587) with any questions.