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September 21, 2017

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October 19, 2013

Board schedules strategic session in January 2014

The Board of Regents will cancel its formal session in January 2014 to instead meet in an informal, strategic session in New York City. The meetings will take place Jan. 16-17.

October 19, 2013

Regents Roundup

Items approved by the Board of Regents at its meeting Friday included the design for Moore Building renovation, the relocation of Officer Education Programs, and final action for the new graduate housing project.

October 18, 2013

U-M Library celebrates Open Access Week

The University of Michigan Library is celebrating the sixth annual Open Access Week beginning Oct. 21 with a lineup of workshops and events highlighting university projects, research, and policies that allow the public to access and reuse the results of scholarly research.

October 18, 2013

UM-Dearborn establishes Ford Collaboratory with $250,000 gift

UM-Dearborn has opened the Ford Collaboratory — developed with a $250,000 gift from the Ford Motor Co. Fund — to provide an innovative site for students, faculty and community partners to meet and work together on long-term projects and partnerships.

October 17, 2013

New ways to assist a potential ‘lost generation’ of young scientists

With federal research cutbacks and sequestration casting a shadow on the plans for today’s researchers-in-training, the Medical School has created new programs to help biomedical graduate students and postdoctoral fellows understand the many career paths available to them.

October 17, 2013

Brain releases natural painkillers during social rejection, U-M study finds

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me,” goes the playground rhyme that’s supposed to help children endure taunts from classmates. But a new study suggests that there’s more going on inside our brains when someone snubs us — and that the brain may have its own way of easing social pain.

October 17, 2013

Field hockey team to honor late coach Phyllis Ocker

The University of Michigan field hockey team will honor former Wolverine coach and U-M women's athletics pioneer Phyllis Ocker with a commemorative patch affixed on their uniforms for the remainder of the 2013 season.

October 17, 2013

Massive DNA study points to new heart drug targets

A global hunt for genes that influence heart disease risk has uncovered 157 changes in human DNA that alter the levels of cholesterol and other blood fats — a discovery that could lead to new medications.

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