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October 24, 2017

Campus News

October 23, 2017

Professor shares work with underrepresented students

Since the early 1990s, Robert Griess Jr. has worked to bring math to marginalized students around Michigan.

Griess, the John Griggs Thompson Distinguished University Professor of Mathematics, wants to inspire kids to find an interest in math, and to understand the importance of the discipline.

October 23, 2017

Campus briefs

U-M Solar Car's second-place finish best in team history in Australia

October 19, 2017

Leinweber Foundation gives $8M for physics center in LSA

An $8 million gift from the Leinweber Foundation will expand opportunities for students and faculty from the Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics to study fundamental questions in particle physics and the evolution of our universe.

October 19, 2017

Architecture professor Robert Adams receives Neubacher Award

Sometimes in the world of architecture and design, the needs and lives of people living with disabilities can be rendered near invisible.

The rhetoric around disability in the discipline, Robert Adams said, often centers on technical questions of whether buildings are in compliance with codes like the Americans with Disabilities Act.

October 18, 2017

New web resource supports engaged, interdisciplinary work

As U-M heads into a new century with engaged and interdisciplinary learning and research at the forefront of the educational experience, the Office of the Provost is sharing a new hub for resources and storytelling around these goals.

October 16, 2017

Campus briefs

Weisers donate $1M to UM-Dearborn engineering lab project

October 16, 2017

Accolades

Jerry Blackstone

October 13, 2017

2018 MLK Symposium to focus on 'The Fierce Urgency of Now'

The theme of the 2018 University of Michigan Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Symposium will be "The Fierce Urgency of Now."

The keynote memorial lecture for the annual symposium will take place at 10 a.m. Jan. 15 in Hill Auditorium. The speaker will be announced at a later date.

October 11, 2017

Two U-M faculty members awarded prestigious MacArthur Fellowships

Two University of Michigan researchers have been named 2017 MacArthur Fellows.

Anthropologist Jason De León and historian Derek Peterson will each receive a $625,000 stipend to be used however they see fit over a period of five years. Both are at LSA.

October 9, 2017

NCID Pop-Up Grants encourage public engagement on social issues

The National Center for Institutional Diversity is accepting proposals for its new Pop-Up Research and Scholarship Grants program.

Pop-Up Grants encourage scholar public engagement by providing support for diversity scholars to actively and quickly engage with current campus and social issues.

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