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News for Faculty and Staff

May 7, 2018

TODAY'S HEADLINES

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Road Scholars tour gives faculty, staff new perspectives, ideas

From a startup incubator in the heart of Detroit to a school district in rural northern Michigan, the weeklong Michigan Road Scholars tour of the state energized 29 U-M faculty and staff with new perspectives and ideas for action. The 19th annual tour underscores U-M's effort to boost public engagement by the faculty.


Google Chrome users to see request for identity verification

Beginning today, Google is rolling out a new security feature that requires users to verify their identity when using the Chrome browser. Members of the U-M community may encounter this when logging in to Google at U-M and are encouraged to follow the onscreen prompts to verify their U-M email address.


CRIME ALERT: Home invasion, 05-04-18

About 1 a.m. Friday, Northwood IV, 1600 block of McIntyre Street.


Sustainability goals

U-M students, faculty and staff all play a role in creating a sustainable campus through four key areas: climate action, waste prevention, healthy environments and community engagement. This video outlines various ways the campus community can support U-M's sustainability goals through Planet Blue.

VICTORS FOR MICHIGAN

Helping struggling students

As a high school student, Shawn El-Souri remembers feeling the pressure as he took exams that would decide his future. Today, the UM-Dearborn junior helps GED students and underprivileged youth better navigate their own experiences.

IN THE NEWS

"We’re not out to provoke ICE, just to offer a path to a reasonable solution. Demonstrating ties to a community, ties to a profession, ties to a respected program at a major university for this journalist, who wants so much to move forward, that must surely open a door to resolution," said Wallace House Director Lynette Clemetson, regarding the invitation to Mexican journalist Emilio Gutiérrez Soto, who is awaiting appeal of his deportation case, to serve as a Senior Press Freedom Fellow at U-M.

The New Yorker


Drug prices are "easy to raise and harder to lower, particularly if there's no competition. The mystery isn't, 'Why don't drug prices go down?' It's more, 'Why don’t they go up more?'" said Nicholson Price, assistant professor of law.

The Washington Post


Rajeev Batra, professor of marketing, and Fred Feinberg, professor of marketing and statistics, discussed the recent CMO Forum at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and the school's innovative approach to marketing education.

Forbes


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