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November 21, 2017

Campus News

November 22, 2017

Teach-out focusing on opioid epidemic starts Dec. 4

It's a term we've been hearing a lot lately: opioid crisis.

Nearly 100 people a day die from an overdose of drugs that, in many cases, were obtained legally for a legitimate health problem, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

November 21, 2017

Fourth annual Giving Blueday encourages community to give back

The University of Michigan's fourth annual Giving Blueday, a 24-hour fundraising campaign for hundreds of different programs and causes at the university, will be Nov. 28.

This year, donors can also help U-M celebrate its 200th birthday by making gifts.

November 20, 2017

Biosciences Initiative seeks faculty input at upcoming town halls

Three town halls in the coming weeks are designed to gather input from University of Michigan faculty members about President Mark Schlissel's Biosciences Initiative and its goal of creating globally leading research programs focused on solving critical problems.

November 20, 2017

Ford School senior named U-M's 28th Rhodes Scholar

A University of Michigan student who plans to study medicine, public health and forced migration has been named one of 32 Americans chosen as Rhodes Scholars representing the United States.

November 20, 2017

Author Jesmyn Ward to deliver Winter Commencement address

Award-winning author, Tulane University professor and MacArthur Fellow Jesmyn Ward will deliver the address at the 2017 University of Michigan Winter Commencement.

She also is one of 10 Bicentennial Alumni Award recipients being honored at the ceremony, which will begin at 2 p.m. Dec. 17 in Crisler Center.

November 20, 2017

Advisory committee named in Rackham dean search

Provost Martin A. Philbert has appointed an advisory committee in the search for a new dean of the University of Michigan's Rackham Graduate School and vice provost for academic affairs — graduate studies. The search process has begun.

November 20, 2017

Accolades

Susan E. Borrego, chancellor and professor of education, University of Michigan-Flint, is the recipient of the 2017 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Region IV-East President's Award.

November 20, 2017

Campus briefs

Ferris Wheel Building opens in Flint

November 15, 2017

Tax reform proposal impacts higher education community

A tax bill called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act seeks to reform the nation's tax code by reducing income tax rates for individuals and corporations, and eliminating many existing tax benefits, including those available to the higher education and health care communities.

November 13, 2017

Campus briefs

Industry partners invest $11M in second phase of Mcity funding

November 9, 2017

Alumni address how U-M experiences impacted their lives

Four University of Michigan alumni recounted how the university and their social identities shaped their lives, and gave advice to U-M community members advocating for change, during the 2017 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit.

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