The University of Michigan on Thursday launched the Exercise & Sport Science Initiative, a new research program that draws on experts from a wide range of faculty and students across campus, Michigan Athletics and industry partners to optimize physical performance and health for athletes and exercisers of all ages and abilities.
When it comes to boasting Olympic-level athletes qualifying to participate in the elite games, the University of Michigan can name many. This year, one such athlete is Zach Burns, a returning sophomore and an Ann Arbor native, who has been selected to represent the United States on the 2016 Paralympic Rowing Team this September.
A group of 23 competitors with University of Michigan connections punched their tickets to the 2016 Olympic Games and Paralympics that start next month in Brazil.
Ketra Armstrong, professor and associate dean in the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology, was appointed as the university’s faculty athletics representative to the National Collegiate Athletic Association and Big Ten conference.
The three-year appointment, effective Sept. 1, was made by President Mark Schlissel.
The University of Michigan Athletic Department on Thursday presented to the Board of Regents a balanced budget based on operating expenses of $154.8 million for the 2017 fiscal year.
Highlights of the budget, presented by Warde Manuel, the Donald R. Shepherd Director of Athletics, include:
The University of Michigan has finalized and updated its agreement with Nike Inc. to become the Wolverines' official athletic footwear, apparel and equipment provider.
A shock-absorbing football helmet system being developed at the University of Michigan could blunt some dangerous physics that today's head protection ignores.
To be a great Zamboni driver, you've got to love the rink.
You've also got to love the finished product — perfect ice, or as close to perfect as possible.
Warde Manuel has been named the Donald R. Shepherd Director of Athletics at the University of Michigan. The appointment was announced Friday by President Mark S. Schlissel.
University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel announced Wednesday that the university will launch a national search for its next director of intercollegiate athletics.
Parking & Transportation Services and the Athletic Department again are asking for employees' assistance, as they work to provide parking for the 2015 U-M home football season that kicks off Saturday.
Following several seating adjustments, Michigan Stadium’s ticketed seating capacity has been slightly reduced.
A design for the new University of Michigan Golf Course clubhouse that will enhance the golfer experience was approved Thursday by the university's Board of Regents.
The University of Michigan stands to receive $169 million in cash and apparel through its agreement making Nike the university's official provider of athletic footwear, apparel and equipment, according to the athletic department.
The University of Michigan has reached an agreement in principle with Nike to become the Wolverines' official athletic footwear, apparel and equipment provider to 2027, with an option to extend the deal to 2031.
The Athletic Department will have a balanced budget in fiscal year 2016 based on operating revenues of $153.6 million and operating expenses of $153.6 million. The budget was presented to the Board of Regents on Thursday.
Highlights of the projected 2015-16 operating budget are as follows:
New facilities for nearly two-thirds of U-M student athletes took another step forward Thursday as the Board of Regents approved the schematic design for the Athletics South Competition and Performance project.
President Mark Schlissel said Thursday he has accepted the comprehensive review of in-game player safety procedures in the university's Athletic Department.