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U-M researchers gain Knight Foundation grant to amplify Detroit voices

April 27, 2018

Five faculty projects awarded Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize

For their creative and innovative approaches to improving student learning, five faculty projects led by Barry Belmont, Shahnaz Broucek, Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof, Colleen Seifert and Megan Tompkins-Stange will be awarded the 10th annual Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize.

April 27, 2018

Nominations sought to recognize champions of disability issues

Nominations are being accepted for the 29th annual James T. Neubacher Award.

The award is presented to a faculty or staff member, student, alumna or alumnus for significant achievements in:

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Learn more or access a nomination form.

April 26, 2018

Political scientist Yuen Yuen Ang named Carnegie Fellow

Yuen Yuen Ang, associate professor of political science, is among 31 recipients of the Andrew Carnegie Fellowship.

The fellowship carries a $200,000 stipend, making it possible for recipients to devote up to two years to significant research and writing.

April 26, 2018

Volker Sick receives president's international education award

As a young researcher at the University of Heidelberg in his native Germany, Volker Sick worked with universities and schools in several different countries, which helped him understand the value of collaboration between people with different experiences and viewpoints.

April 26, 2018

ITS announces approval for project to install WiFi on the Diag

Information and Technology Services has received funding approval to install WiFi in portions of the Diag.

In September 2017, Central Student Government President Anushka Sarkar and CSG Vice President Nadine Jawad announced an initiative outlined as part of their platform to install WiFi on the Central Campus Diag.

April 25, 2018

Power Foundation gift funds new policy engagement program

A new program at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy will encourage partnerships among University of Michigan faculty and students, and people and organizations outside the university, who are actively working on — and have the capacity for changing — public policy.

April 25, 2018

Campuses, units plan Spring Commencement celebrations

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 at 10 a.m. Saturday at Michigan Stadium.

Woodson will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree.

April 25, 2018

Senior profiles from the Class of 2018

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

April 25, 2018

Stamps School senior seeks justice through fashion

From sizing restrictions to the unsafe spaces of the shopping experience, D Wang Zhao, a senior in the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, says there are several ways the current fashion industry does not adequately serve those who are gender non-binary.

April 25, 2018

School of Information senior seeks tech training for all

When Abril Vela was in high school, it was a conscientious school counselor and a stroke of luck that led Vela to her first computer programming course.

Her teacher for that class — who actively worked to ensure that the female students in the class felt like they belonged — helped foster Vela's love for the subject.

April 25, 2018

Taubman College senior finds growth at U-M

When looking back on why he decided to pursue architecture as a career, Giovanni Martinez points to an intimate family portrait based in the creative process.

His father and godfather work in the construction industry. His mother is an artistic person as well, whether it be drawing or crochet.

April 25, 2018

School of Kinesiology senior finds passion in sports

From playing basketball in his driveway as a kid to working as a student manager for the U-M football team, sports always played a central role in Thomas Dozeman's life.

Before transferring to U-M to pursue a degree in sport management, the School of Kinesiology senior and Grand Rapids native played basketball for Albion College.

April 23, 2018

Non-union staff nominees sought for police oversight committee

Nominees are being sought for the non-union staff representative position on the U-M Police Department Oversight Committee.

The U-M Police Department Oversight Committee considers grievances against any police officer or the department.

April 23, 2018

Six receive 2018 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Awards

Six faculty members whose service contributes to the development of a culturally and ethnically diverse University of Michigan community have received 2018 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Awards from the Office of the Provost.

The recipients are:

• Sara Ahbel-Rappe, LSA.

• Elizabeth R. Cole, LSA.

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