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April 28, 2017

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April 26, 2017

Three receive Boren Fellowships for foreign language studies

Three U-M graduate students have received the David L. Boren Fellowship for 2017-18 through a major federal initiative designed to build a broader and more qualified pool of U.S. citizens with foreign language and international skills.

April 26, 2017

U-M sexual assault prevention efforts highlighted in national report

The Association of American Universities, a group of 62 leading research universities including the University of Michigan, Wednesday released a data-rich report on the actions its members are taking to prevent and respond to sexual assault and sexual misconduct on their campuses.

April 26, 2017

New LSA postdoc program selects scholars committed to DE&I

The University of Michigan has announced the first members of the LSA Collegiate Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, designed to identify and prepare outstanding scholars with demonstrated commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion for possible tenure-track appointments in LSA.

April 25, 2017

Campus, units to celebrate bicentennial Spring Commencement

The University of Michigan's Spring Commencement ceremonies will celebrate the bicentennial-year graduates with a unique Michigan Stadium event that features voices from the past and the present, Oscar-winning musicians and special alumni awards.

April 24, 2017

Seven receive 2017 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

Seven faculty members whose service contributes to the development of a culturally and ethnically diverse U-M community have received the 2017 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award from the Office of the Provost.

The recipients are:

• Patricia Coleman-Burns, School of Nursing (Lifetime Achievement Award).

April 24, 2017

Profiles from the Class of 2017

Each year The University Record profiles several graduating seniors who highlight the range of experiences and people who attend U-M.

April 24, 2017

Education senior aims to teach elementary students

School of Education senior Rebecca Weiland discovered her passion for teaching through a summer job as a swim coach.

The Grosse Pointe, Michigan, native said during her first few U-M semesters, she initially considered pursuing an English degree and possibly attending law school.

April 24, 2017

LSA senior finds passion for advertising through advocacy

LSA senior Yumi Taguchi knows firsthand about the stigma surrounding mental illness.

While growing up, Taguchi's two sisters struggled with depression. Although their parents were supportive to her sisters, Taguchi feared burdening her parents even more when she developed an eating disorder.

April 24, 2017

Ross student finds entrepreneurship, education at U-M

Stephen M. Ross School of Business senior Praveen Loganathan is a true entrepreneur and educator at heart.

A first-generation American college student, Loganathan and his family immigrated to the United States from Sri Lanka when he was 4 years old.

April 24, 2017

Campus briefs

Mobility Transportation Center rebranded Mcity

April 20, 2017

Five faculty teams awarded Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize

For their creative and inventive approaches to improving student learning, five faculty projects led by Michael Cole, Mary Lou Dorf, Craig Regester, Stephen Rush and Adam Simon will be awarded the ninth annual Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize.

April 19, 2017

Two new awards created to recognize faculty public engagement

Two new presidential awards will honor faculty public engagement at the University of Michigan. President Mark Schlissel announced the annual awards Tuesday at an event celebrating the university's impact on society through public service at the national level. 

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