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August 17, 2017

Campus News

June 1, 2017

President, chief diversity officer praise DEI for early progress

President Mark Schlissel and Robert Sellers, vice provost and chief diversity officer, praised dozens of faculty and staff members at a breakfast celebrating the diversity, equity and inclusion implementation leads for their early progress.

May 25, 2017

Record email shifting to weekly summer schedule

Friday's email edition of The University Record is the last daily edition until the start of the fall semester Sept. 5. A weekly version will be emailed to subscribers each Wednesday during the rest of the spring and summer.

May 22, 2017

Fibers professor weaves narrative of her career

One glance at the hundreds of colorful fabric scraps scattered throughout Sherri Smith's office, and it's easy to see she's got art projects on her mind.

Smith, the Catherine B. Heller Collegiate Professor of Art, is the first and only tenured fabrics professor at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design.

May 22, 2017

Campus briefs

UM-Flint connects community with data through Map Flint

May 17, 2017

Peggy McCracken appointed to lead Institute for the Humanities

Peggy McCracken has been named director of the University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities. Her appointment is effective July 1 and runs through June 30, 2022. She replaces Sidonie Smith, who is stepping down after five years as director.

May 1, 2017

May programs celebrate National Mental Health Month

To raise awareness about mental health in the United States, May is recognized as National Mental Health Month. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in four adults — approximately 61.5 million Americans — will experience mental illness in a given year.

May 1, 2017

Campus briefs

Michigan Union renovation designers earn environmental design award

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.

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