Anna Cihak, student administration manager for the LSA Program in Biology and Undergraduate Program in Neuroscience, will receive the Candace J. Johnson Award for Staff Excellence.
Cihak will receive the award at a reception March 14.
Noted social historian, author and academic leader Earl Lewis will join the faculty as director of the new U-M Center for Social Solutions at the completion of his term as president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in March.
Community college students will have greater opportunities to transfer to the University of Michigan to study the humanities under a new program that streamlines the process and creates more tailored support for transfer students.
The Economist magazine calls LSA's Kent Berridge "the neuroscientist who has changed the way we look at desire." That's because Berridge understands how the brain's reward mechanisms work — and why human beings have such insatiable wants.
The University of Michigan's Barger Leadership Institute is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a new commitment from U-M alumnus and retired JetBlue Airways CEO Dave Barger.
The $10 million gift will expand and sustain the institute's ability to develop forward-thinking leaders from LSA.
The "Small World Effect," familiar to many as "Six Degrees of Separation," posits that a person can be linked to anyone else through a small number of individuals.
An $8 million gift from the Leinweber Foundation will expand opportunities for students and faculty from the Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics to study fundamental questions in particle physics and the evolution of our universe.
Can Republicans and Democrats agree on anything at all? That's one of the questions being explored in a new undergraduate course at LSA.
Two University of Michigan researchers have been named 2017 MacArthur Fellows.
Anthropologist Jason De León and historian Derek Peterson will each receive a $625,000 stipend to be used however they see fit over a period of five years. Both are at LSA.
The U-M Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships have nominated three recent alumni and one current senior for the Rhodes and Marshall scholarships, two of the world's most prestigious graduate fellowships.
For the first time, scientists have measured molecular iodine in the atmosphere of the Arctic and discovered that it is being released by the Arctic's snowpack in the changing polar climate, according to research led by the University of Michigan Department of Chemistry.
In celebration of U-M's bicentennial, LSA is looking to the future with its fall 2017 theme semester, Michigan Horizons.
Throughout the semester, five symposia, exhibits and other special events will address the future of everything — from the climate to this nation's democracy.
The University of Michigan has announced the first members of the LSA Collegiate Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, designed to identify and prepare outstanding scholars with demonstrated commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion for possible tenure-track appointments in LSA.
Two University of Michigan faculty members — one who specializes in judgment and decision behavior, and another interested in the development of ulcers and gastric cancer — have been selected to join the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
The 1967 civil unrest in Detroit rocked the city, and its impact and legacy is still felt today.
A new space in the LSA building will serve future University of Michigan undergraduates as the "hub" for connecting their passions to their education come summer of 2019.
The Board of Regents approved the schematic design for the LSA first floor renovation and addition project March 16.
World War II furthered the University of Michigan's transformation into a global institution, paving the way for a dramatic increase in enrollment thanks to the GI Bill, exponential growth in federal research funding, and an expanded and reconceived campus.
In 1917, as the United States entered World War I, the University of Michigan campus was fraught with rising concerns about infringements on the academic freedom of university faculty.
The post-Civil War era was one of rapid social and technological changes, and the University of Michigan during that time was no exception. The last quarter of the 19th century saw U-M expand in size and scope as it embraced scientific research and began its evolution into a contemporary university.
The first of five bicentennial symposia centered on the history of the University of Michigan, its relationship with the community and world, and its social and cultural impact will take place Thursday and Friday.