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March 17, 2018

Campus News

March 14, 2018

Museum acquires lifelike reconstruction of human relative

When the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History reopens in its new home about a year from now, visitors to the evolution gallery will come face to face with a life-size, hyperrealistic sculptural reconstruction of an extinct human relative that roamed southern Africa 2 million years ago.

March 15, 2018

IRWG awards 2018 graduate student fellowships

The Institute for Research on Women and Gender and the Rackham Graduate School have awarded funding to graduate students for wide-ranging projects related to women, gender and sexuality.

March 13, 2018

Faculty nominations sought for police oversight panel

Nominees are being sought to represent Faculty Senate and non-Senate positions on the U-M Police Department Oversight Committee.

The PDOC considers grievances against any police officer or the U-M Police. Its findings and recommendations are reported to the executive director of the Division of Public Safety and Security.

March 12, 2018

Charles Woodson to deliver Spring Commencement address

Charles Woodson, former Wolverine and NFL football player, Heisman Trophy winner and philanthropist, will deliver the University of Michigan's Spring Commencement address for the Ann Arbor campus April 28 at Michigan Stadium.

March 12, 2018

Where to go

Temporary locations for Student Life departments during the renovation.

Tappan Street Auxiliary Building
609 Tappan St.
Counseling & Psychological Services
Dean of Students Office
Fraternity and Sorority Life

March 12, 2018

Where to eat

Alternative locations for food during the Michigan Union renovation.

South Quad Dining

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, diners can use Blue Bucks or credit cards for meals from 10 mini-restaurants that serve everything from sushi to barbecue, to Latin and Mediterranean favorites.

March 12, 2018

LSA staffer Anna Cihak to receive Candace J. Johnson Award

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.

March 12, 2018

Seven faculty members seeking three seats on SACUA

The University of Michigan faculty's Senate Assembly will choose three new members of the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs at its meeting March 19.

The three top vote getters will serve three-year terms that begin May 1.

The meeting is scheduled to start at 3:15 p.m. in the Pendleton Room of the Michigan Union.

March 12, 2018

Stamps duo promotes emerging industrial design field

While industrial design is most associated with commercial applications, Bruce and Stephanie Tharp hope their work in discursive design will help develop the field by promoting the ability for products to communicate ideas and engage people in discourse.

March 12, 2018

Campus briefs

UM-Flint veterans program earns grant

March 6, 2018

New center at UMSI will promote social media responsibility

Google the words "fake news" and you'll find articles about made-up accounts of the recent school shooting in Florida, new evidence that false stories influenced the last election, and numerous references to the current president's accusations against media.

March 6, 2018

University announces first online degrees through Coursera

Online learners may soon have three new University of Michigan master's degree options through a partnership with Coursera — one in the growing field of applied data science, a first-of-its-kind program in public health, and an advanced program in construction engineering and management.


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