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June 25, 2017

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June 21, 2017

Civil rights, elusive sleep, technology are next teach-out topics

Four new teach-outs in August and September will focus on technological advances that have changed the way we live, civil rights and civil liberties in the current political environment, and a silent epidemic that impacts the health of millions. 

The second round of the short, weekend-long global learning opportunities will focus on:

June 19, 2017

Social work professor brings classroom to Mexican border

For Sherrie Kossoudji, bringing her students to the Mexican border was the teaching opportunity of a lifetime.

Kossoudji, an associate professor of social work at the School of Social Work, has worked over the years to provide her students with an opportunity to travel to the United States-Mexico border.

June 19, 2017

Campus briefs

U-M remains top U.S. public university in QS World Rankings

June 15, 2017

Henry Russel lecturer, awardees named for 2018

Terry E. Robinson, one of the world's most influential biopsychologists and behavioral neuroscientists, has been selected as the 2018 Henry Russel Lecturer, one of the university's highest honors for senior faculty members.

June 13, 2017

M Farmers Markets bringing fresh produce to campus

Finding affordable, farm fresh vegetables and fruits on campus just got easier thanks to the M Farmers Markets, currently available at six Ann Arbor campus locations, with more being added each month through the fall.

June 8, 2017

U-M remains top U.S. public university in QS World Rankings

The University of Michigan maintained its ranking as the top U.S. public university in the QS World University Rankings for 2017-18, and ranked 21st among all institutions on the list, moving up two spots from last year in the ranking released Thursday.

June 15, 2017

Regents approve Martin Philbert as next provost at U-M

Martin Philbert, dean of the School of Public Health, has been named the University of Michigan's next provost and executive vice president for academic affairs.

His appointment is effective Sept. 1, and was approved by the Board of Regents at its meeting Thursday.

June 5, 2017

Kennedy family works to honor U-M history

Fifty years after Richard "Dick" Kennedy spearheaded the University of Michigan's sesquicentennial celebration, his son is following in his footsteps to honor U-M's history once again.

June 5, 2017


Four University of Michigan professors were named 2017 American Council of Learned Societies Fellows earlier this year. They are Sara L. Ahbel-Rappe, professor of Greek and Latin, LSA; Valerie A. Kivelson, Thomas N. Tentler Collegiate Professor of History, Arthur F.

June 5, 2017

Campus briefs

Volunteers needed for MSTAFF200 bicentennial celebration

June 1, 2017

President, chief diversity officer praise DEI for early progress

President Mark Schlissel and Robert Sellers, vice provost and chief diversity officer, praised dozens of faculty and staff members at a breakfast celebrating the diversity, equity and inclusion implementation leads for their early progress.

May 25, 2017

Record email shifting to weekly summer schedule

Friday's email edition of The University Record is the last daily edition until the start of the fall semester Sept. 5. A weekly version will be emailed to subscribers each Wednesday during the rest of the spring and summer.

May 22, 2017

Fibers professor weaves narrative of her career

One glance at the hundreds of colorful fabric scraps scattered throughout Sherri Smith's office, and it's easy to see she's got art projects on her mind.

Smith, the Catherine B. Heller Collegiate Professor of Art, is the first and only tenured fabrics professor at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design.


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