Robert Sellers, vice provost for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, has announced the appointment of Carla O'Connor as director of Wolverine Pathways. She will replace the program's founding director, Robert Jagers, on June 1.
Farmers markets return to dozen campus locations
The University of Michigan on Wednesday filed its initial response to a lawsuit in U.S. District Court, addressing "the mistaken factual and legal premises" upon which the lawsuit is based.
The following items were approved by the Board Regents at its meeting Thursday.
Classes at the University of Michigan will begin before Labor Day for the 2020-21 academic year.
The academic year, approved by the Board of Regents during its meeting Thursday, will start Aug. 31 and end with Spring Commencement May 2.
The Department of Dance within the University of Michigan's School of Music, Theatre & Dance will expand with the construction of a new 24,000-square-foot space on North Campus. The Board of Regents approved the project on May 17.
President Mark Schlissel announced the appointment of Ravi Pendse as vice president for information technology and chief information officer.
The five-year appointment was unanimously approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.
The Board of Regents at its Thursday meeting approved recommendations for new appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, with tenure and/or promotion of faculty on the University of Michigan's Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses. The promotions are presented below by school, in alphabetical order.
Friday's email edition of The University Record is the last daily edition until the start of the fall semester Sept. 4.
A weekly version will be emailed to subscribers each Wednesday during the rest of the spring and summer. There will be no email the week of July 4.
Six individuals, four supervisors and four teams were presented with the inaugural University of Michigan Staff Impact Awards on Monday.
Adam Skoczylas, program manager for the Center for Educational Outreach, and the MStaff200 Planning Lead Team are the individual and team winners of the 2018 President's Staff Innovation Awards.
Contract talks between the University of Michigan and the Lecturers' Employee Organization are expected to resume in mid-May. Negotiations began Oct. 27, 2017.
The contract with LEO, the union representing 1,700 nontenure-track instructors on all three campuses, expires May 29.
From a startup incubator in the heart of Detroit to a school district in rural northern Michigan, the weeklong Michigan Road Scholars tour of the state energized 29 U-M faculty and staff with new perspectives and ideas for action.
Faculty members elected to Police Department Oversight Committee
Sandra Gregerman, director emeritus of the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program, will receive the Council on Undergraduate Research's 2018 CUR Fellows Award. The biennial awards are presented to individuals who have developed internationally respected research programs involving undergraduate students.
U-M Precision Health has released a request for applications for its Scholars Awards, which will support exceptional early-career investigators in innovative research projects that advance the field of precision health.
University of Michigan faculty and staff explored the benefits and challenges of creating interprofessional learning experiences on campus at the Provost's Seminar on Teaching.
University of Michigan sustainable development researcher Arun Agrawal has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest distinctions for a scientist or engineer in the United States.
More than 1.2 million pounds of recyclables were collected by the University of Michigan campus community during two annual eight-week waste reduction competitions, RecycleMania and Battle of the Buildings.
Howard J. Bromberg, clinical assistant professor of law, and Gabriel Mendlow, assistant professor of law, have been elected to the Police Department Oversight Committee.