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September 23, 2017

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September 18, 2017

Senate Assembly resolution denounces recent racist attacks

In light of recent racially motivated attacks on University of Michigan community members, the faculty's Senate Assembly on Monday affirmed its commitment to "open and civil discourse, equity, inclusion and mutual respect extending to all members of all ethnic communities."

September 18, 2017

Senate Assembly resolution, 09-18-17

In light of the recent racially motivated attacks on members of our community, the University of Michigan's Senate Assembly hereby affirms our collective commitment to open and civil discourse, equity, inclusion, and mutual respect extending to all members of all ethnic communities.

September 18, 2017

MDining, CSG Offer expanded farmers markets

Farm-fresh vegetables are one of the delicious high points of summer. As fall rolls around, Michigan Dining and Central Student Government will help extend their availability through on-campus M Farmers Markets.

September 18, 2017

Nominations sought for honorary degree recipients

University of Michigan leaders are encouraging the campus community to nominate individuals who have contributed to their field or society to be considered for honorary degrees by the Honorary Degree Committee.

The university is re-engaging the honorary degree process after a brief hiatus during U-M's bicentennial year.

September 17, 2017

Big Ten challenge aims to boost student voter turnout

Member institutions of the Big Ten Conference are partnering on a voting challenge to spur civic engagement and encourage more students across the nation to head to the polls on Election Day.

September 18, 2017

Campus briefs

'True Blue!' earns State History Award

September 14, 2017

Summit to celebrate year of Academic Innovation successes

Academic innovation at the University of Michigan is growing rapidly, and faculty who have yet to get involved have an opportunity this fall to hear about new developments and take the plunge, leaders of the campus initiative say.

September 14, 2017

New library management MOOC series fills educational gap

A new massive open online course series offered by the University of Michigan will provide advanced training in management to public librarians, many of whom say they have to learn most of those skills on the job.

September 14, 2017

Online Teach-Out to help public understand hurricanes

As Florida assesses the damage from Hurricane Irma, Texas continues to rebuild from Harvey and meteorologists keep their eyes on Jose, University of Michigan experts in weather events and their aftermath offer the public a new Teach-Out on hurricanes.

September 14, 2017

Academic Freedom Lecture to consider politics of climate change

Climate scientist and author Michael Mann believes that skepticism in science is a good thing.

But when some people flatly disregard scientifically proven facts — as in the case of climate change — it can create problems that delay efforts to come up with solutions or additional discussions, he said.

September 12, 2017

Kaaren M. Williamsen selected to serve as SAPAC director

Kaaren M. Williamsen, a leader in sexual assault prevention work, will join the University of Michigan as the next director of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center.

Williamsen currently is the Title IX coordinator at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania.

September 11, 2017

SACUA approves statement in support of Latinx community

In light of recent anti-Latinx graffiti on a University of Michigan landmark, the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs on Monday approved a resolution affirming its support for Latinx members of the university community.

September 11, 2017

SACUA Resolution in support of Latinx community

In light of the recent anti-Latinx graffiti, the University of Michigan's Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs hereby affirms its support for the Latinx members of the University community. Our collective commitment to equity, inclusion and mutual respect extends to members of all ethnic communities.

September 11, 2017

U-M remains strong in rankings by U.S. News & World Report

The University of Michigan maintained its ranking as the No. 4 public university in U.S. News & World Report's annual list of the nation's best undergraduate colleges and universities.

The magazine released its 2018 rankings online Tuesday.

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