The annual U-M United Way campaign will begin Oct. 9, with a special goal of raising $1.817 million.
The goal was selected to honor University of Michigan's founding in 1817 and to inspire the U-M community to a higher level of support for the work the United Way and area agencies are doing in the community.
First round of IP-X pilot grants announced
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In a bullet-shaped car powered by the sun, the nation's top solar car team from the University of Michigan will soon race across Australia in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.
The University of Michigan and the Mackinac Center for Public Policy have reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed in March alleging that the university violated Michigan's Freedom of Information Act.
Renowned climate scientist Michael E. Mann took on those who deny climate change and highlighted the importance of acting to combat this environmental threat during Tuesday's University Senate Davis, Markert, Nickerson Lecture on Academic and Intellectual Freedom.
Whether it is in areas of sustainability or diversity, new medical frontiers or the fight against poverty, informing public policy or standing up to bigotry, the University of Michigan has made — and must continue to make —strong, positive impacts on society, President Mark Schlissel said Tuesday.
The university has launched a new initiative to harness campuswide research aimed at finding personalized solutions to improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities.
The University of Michigan is taking steps to expand how its faculty members engage with the public to influence federal, state and local policy, and how they share their knowledge about important issues with those outside the academic world.
A team of researchers, including a University of Michigan assistant professor, is trying to save their work with monkeys on a remote island that was badly damaged by Hurricane Maria.
Several drop-off locations have been set up across the University of Michigan campus to gather supplies for those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
Unless otherwise specified, the drop-off sites will be open until Oct. 12 for supplies. The locations and times for drop-off are:
The ADVANCE Program at the University of Michigan will launch its fourth campuswide survey of tenured instructional-, research- and clinical-track faculty during the first week of October.
Provost Martin A. Philbert has appointed an advisory committee in the search for a new dean of the School of Music, Theatre & Dance. The search process is underway.
Jamie Moshin's work focuses on rhetorical analysis of a variety of media, from humorous memorializations of the Holocaust, to Jewish Americans performing hip-hop and reggae.
Nominations sought for Candace J. Johnson staff award
Applications are being accepted through Nov. 1 for the U-M President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, now in its seventh year.
James S. Jackson, a leading researcher into the life and health of African Americans, has been named the inaugural recipient of the University of Michigan's Distinguished Diversity Scholar Career Award.
Sleep deprivation, fake news, privacy and reputation, and the internet's effect on human society are topics that will be discussed in the next round of the University of Michigan Teach-Out Series.
The University of Michigan ranked 27th overall in a survey of U.S. universities announced Wednesday by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education.
U-M was ranked as the second U.S. public university among more than 1,000 institutions in the United States.