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May 20, 2018

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April 25, 2018

Power Foundation gift funds new policy engagement program

A $1.5 million gift from the Power Foundation will fund a program to encourage partnerships among U-M faculty and students, and people and organizations outside the university, who are actively working on public policy.

April 25, 2018

Senior profiles from the Class of 2018

Each year, The University Record profiles graduating seniors who highlight the range of experiences and people at U-M. Profiled this year are Thomas Dozeman, Giovanni Martinez, Abril Vela and D Wang Zhao.

April 25, 2018

School of Kinesiology senior finds passion in sports

From playing basketball in his driveway as a kid to working as a student manager for the U-M football team, sports always played a central role in Thomas Dozeman's life. Before transferring to U-M, the School of Kinesiology senior and Grand Rapids native played basketball for Albion College. Once at U-M, his passion for sports never wavered.

April 25, 2018

Taubman College senior finds growth at U-M

When looking back on why he decided to pursue architecture as a career, Giovanni Martinez points to an intimate family portrait based in the creative process. His father and godfather work in the construction industry. His mother is an artistic person as well, whether it be drawing or crochet. He inherited the same urge to transform products of the imagination into reality.

April 25, 2018

School of Information senior seeks tech training for all

When Abril Vela was in high school, a conscientious school counselor and a stroke of luck led Vela to her first computer programming course. Her teacher actively worked to ensure the female students in the class felt like they belonged, helping foster Vela's love for the subject. Since then, she has worked to merge her passions for education, equity and technology.

April 25, 2018

Stamps School senior seeks justice through fashion

From sizing restrictions to the unsafe spaces of the shopping experience, D Wang Zhao, a senior in the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, says there are several ways the current fashion industry does not adequately serve those who are gender non-binary. Zhao has dedicated their final months at U-M confronting this inequity.

April 25, 2018

Campuses, units plan Spring Commencement celebrations

A commencement address by Charles Woodson, former Wolverine and NFL football player, will be one of the highlights from a variety of graduation exercises planned across campus over the next several days.

April 24, 2018

Michigan Medicine earns another 'A' for patient safety

Michigan Medicine has received an "A" for its spring 2018 Hospital Safety Score from the Leapfrog Group, which measures how well health care institutions perform on a broad range of safety measures.

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