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August 24, 2017

Campus News

July 5, 2017

Academic adviser helped students get home from Egypt

It was the beginning of 2011, and Sofia Carlsson was on a plane back to the United States after spending a week in Aleppo, Syria, and Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt.

Just three days later, the Arab Spring would begin.

June 28, 2017

No Record email the week of July 4

The University Record will not distribute an email edition the week of the July 4 holiday. The email will resume its weekly summer schedule on July 12.

June 26, 2017

Higher ed leaders consider compact between universities, society

Leaders from some of the world's leading research universities gathered Monday to consider the intersection of the college campus and open discourse, why universities should better publicize their positive impact on society, and strategies to make them more effective engines of social mobility.

June 21, 2017

Civil rights, elusive sleep, technology are next teach-out topics

Four new teach-outs in August and September will focus on technological advances that have changed the way we live, civil rights and civil liberties in the current political environment, and a silent epidemic that impacts the health of millions. 

The second round of the short, weekend-long global learning opportunities will focus on:

June 19, 2017

Social work professor brings classroom to Mexican border

For Sherrie Kossoudji, bringing her students to the Mexican border was the teaching opportunity of a lifetime.

Kossoudji, an associate professor of social work at the School of Social Work, has worked over the years to provide her students with an opportunity to travel to the United States-Mexico border.

June 19, 2017

Campus briefs

U-M remains top U.S. public university in QS World Rankings

June 15, 2017

Henry Russel lecturer, awardees named for 2018

Terry E. Robinson, one of the world's most influential biopsychologists and behavioral neuroscientists, has been selected as the 2018 Henry Russel Lecturer, one of the university's highest honors for senior faculty members.

June 13, 2017

M Farmers Markets bringing fresh produce to campus

Finding affordable, farm fresh vegetables and fruits on campus just got easier thanks to the M Farmers Markets, currently available at six Ann Arbor campus locations, with more being added each month through the fall.

June 8, 2017

U-M remains top U.S. public university in QS World Rankings

The University of Michigan maintained its ranking as the top U.S. public university in the QS World University Rankings for 2017-18, and ranked 21st among all institutions on the list, moving up two spots from last year in the ranking released Thursday.

June 15, 2017

Regents approve Martin Philbert as next provost at U-M

Martin Philbert, dean of the School of Public Health, has been named the University of Michigan's next provost and executive vice president for academic affairs.

His appointment is effective Sept. 1, and was approved by the Board of Regents at its meeting Thursday.

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