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.
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.
Applications are now open for the Institute for the Humanities' new Summer Fellowship program for tenured and tenure-track faculty and lecturers II, III, IV.
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As opioid addiction and overdoses continue to take a horrific toll on America, a national leader with personal and professional experience on the issue will speak about it at the University of Michigan on March 22.
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.
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.
The Michigan Union, one of the University of Michigan's most recognizable landmarks at the heart of Central Campus, will temporarily close from April 30 to winter 2020 for a major renovation.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
UM-Flint veterans program earns grant
Sandra R. Levitsky has been selected to receive this year's Golden Apple Award in recognition of her engaging teaching style and passion for helping students succeed.
President Mark Schlissel told a Washington, D.C., audience Wednesday that the university continues to have a huge impact on the state with its research activity.
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.
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.
The U-M Library is announcing the opening of the Special Collections Research Center on the sixth floor of the Hatcher Graduate Library.
When Liz Kolb created her first Twitter account in 2006, she admits she didn't know what to do with the platform and left it essentially untouched for a year.
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