President Mark Schlissel said he was "deeply disappointed" with the athletic department's initial response and handling of quarterback Shane Morris' mild concussion, but he also said he would focus on four key goals as he takes the time to understand the broader issues affecting athletics.
The Athletic Department will implement enhanced player-safety measures starting with Saturday's football game at Rutgers.
As the leader of our university community, I want to express my extreme disappointment in the events surrounding the handling of an on-field injury to one of our football players, Shane Morris.
Ultimate responsibility for the health and safety of our student-athletes resides with each team's coach and with me, as the Director of Athletics. We are committed to continuously improving our procedures to better protect the health and welfare of our student-athletes.
The Board of Regents Sept. 18 approved the Athletics South Competition and Performance Project, located along South State Street on the Stephen M. Ross Athletic Campus. This project addresses needs identified at the launch of the athletic department’s portion of the Victors for Michigan campaign last fall.
The University of Michigan on Thursday announced the creation of the Och Initiative for Women in Finance in the Stephen M. Ross School of Business.
The initiative is made possible through a significant gift by Jane C. and Daniel S. Och of Scarsdale, New York, through the Jane and Daniel Och Family Foundation.
Football fans will see not fireworks displays during home football games against Miami (Ohio) on Sept. 13 and Penn State on Oct. 11. A request for the use of fireworks at Michigan Stadium for those games was denied Thursday by the Board of Regents.
Although both are U-M alumni, neither Rich Postma nor Mary Petrovich played varsity golf while at the University of Michigan. But the sport of golf has played a pivotal role in both of their lives.
It has been said many ways: Being a student-athlete is as much about the mind as it is about the body.
But what happens when the extra pressures of winning, juggling packed schedules and keeping up with schoolwork and other demands prove to be too much?
The U-M Athletic Department presented a $151 million budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year during Thursday's Board of Regents meeting on the Ann Arbor campus.
For the seventh year in a row, the U-M Men's Rowing Team captured the American Collegiate Rowing Association National Championship.
As part of the Victors for Michigan Campaign, J. Ira and Nicki Harris, through the J. Ira and Nicki Harris Foundation, have made a leadership gift of $10 million to U-M for the benefit of the athletic department.
The Board of Regents on Thursday approved construction of the new Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Operations Center.
Popular Mechanics magazine will this month present a Breakthrough Innovator Award to Dr.
The Board of Regents approved a historic naming for the athletic department at its monthly meeting Friday on the UM-Flint campus.