Douglas Northrop (Associate Professor of History and Near Eastern Studies) received one of five 2011 Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prizes for his course Zoom: Teaching Time, Space, and Approaches to Knowledge (History 238). “‘Zoom’ is a course in ‘big history.’ It moves through a range of disciplinary perspectives (astronomy, geology, biology, anthropology, etc.) to tell the universe’s story from the ‘Big Bang’ to the end of time.” Read more in the UM Record