University of Michigan
News for Faculty and Staff

March 21, 2018


October 17, 2013

U-M study: Will health insurance expansion cut ER use?

As the nation’s health care system prepares for uninsured Americans to gain health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, a question hangs over crowded hospital emergency departments: Will the newly insured make fewer ER visits than they do today?

October 17, 2013

School of Information dean and wife pledge $2.5M gift to U-M

School of Information dean Jeffrey MacKie-Mason and his wife, Janet Netz, have committed to a gift of $2.5 million to the school. The gift is among the largest made by a dean at the University of Michigan to his or her school or college.

October 16, 2013

Enrollment and freshman applications hit record at U-M Ann Arbor

Enrollment at the Ann Arbor campus has set an all-time record for the fifth consecutive year, with 43,710 students in fall 2013, a 0.7 percent increase from the previous year. Undergraduate enrollment grew by 1.1 percent, and the number of graduate/professional students fell by 0.1 percent. Freshman applications were up 10 percent, to a record 46,813.

October 15, 2013

Telling consumers about 'green' credentials can backfire

Recent research from the Stephen M. Ross School of business illustrates the inherent dangers present when an environmentally responsible company such S. C. Johnson attempts to communicate the virtues of its ingredients and methods to a skeptical consumer base.

October 15, 2013

Campus community can register electronics during Techno Tuesdays

Students, faculty and staff can register their laptops and other electronics in person with the U-M Police on Techno Tuesdays in October. The first such event is today from 9 a.m. to 3 Haven Hall. Other Techno Tuesdays will be Oct. 22 and 29.

October 14, 2013

Civil liberties lawyer Marjorie Heins to deliver academic freedom lecture

Marjorie Heins, founding director of the Free Expression Policy Project, which provides research and advocacy on free speech, copyright, and media democracy issues, will deliver the University Senate’s 23rd Annual Davis, Markert, Nickerson Lecture on Academic and Intellectual Freedom on Oct. 23.