Whether it is in areas of sustainability or diversity, new medical frontiers or the fight against poverty, informing public policy or standing up to bigotry, the University of Michigan has made — and must continue to make — strong, positive impacts on society, President Mark Schlissel said Tuesday.
The university has launched a new initiative to harness campuswide research aimed at finding personalized solutions to improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities.
The University of Michigan is taking steps to expand how its faculty members engage with the public to influence federal, state and local policy, and how they share their knowledge about important issues with those outside the academic world.
Declaring the University of Michigan has "the talent to advance excellence and achieve impact at levels befitting both our legacy and our potential," President Mark Schlissel on Wednesday outlined initiatives that target issues ranging from poverty to academic innovation, and from sustainability to diversity.
From education and research to campus operations, the University of Michigan is taking great strides to create new opportunities to engage the community in sustainability.
Editor's note: This appointment was approved by the Board of Regents at its Oct. 20 meeting.
Calling it a next step in the University of Michigan's leadership in teaching, learning and research, President Mark Schlissel launched the university's Academic Innovation Initiative on Wednesday.
The university has launched a new initiative to address one of humanity's most critical and seemingly intractable problems: poverty.
The University of Michigan has incorporated a new platform for community engagement as part of a significantly updated online portal for diversity, equity and inclusion.
Unveiling an aspirational agenda for the University of Michigan's coming years, President Mark Schlissel on Friday outlined a broad range of programs and activities in which U-M will invest to enhance a third century of excellence.
The University of Michigan will award the Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Public Health to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder and chairperson of BRAC — a Bangladesh-based development organization that works to alleviate poverty by empowering the poor.
The University of Michigan Ann Arbor campus is about to get a whole lot "greener" following significant investments toward more sustainable campus operations.
The University of Michigan will launch a bold, new supplemental educational program designed to help students in targeted Michigan school districts be prepared to continue their education at U-M.
A new campus-level biological sciences position will be created to lead the effort to make the University of Michigan "a powerhouse in the biosciences and a global leader in discovery and societal impact," President Mark Schlissel said Friday.
The upcoming bicentennial will recall the University of Michigan’s remarkable past, and serve as fresh inspiration for its future, say university officials as they establish an office devoted to the celebration.