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June 25, 2017

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April 24, 2017

Seven receive 2017 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

Seven faculty members whose service contributes to the development of a culturally and ethnically diverse U-M community have received the 2017 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award from the Office of the Provost.

The recipients are:

• Patricia Coleman-Burns, School of Nursing (Lifetime Achievement Award).

April 24, 2017

Profiles from the Class of 2017

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

April 24, 2017

Education senior aims to teach elementary students

School of Education senior Rebecca Weiland discovered her passion for teaching through a summer job as a swim coach.

The Grosse Pointe, Michigan, native said during her first few U-M semesters, she initially considered pursuing an English degree and possibly attending law school.

April 24, 2017

LSA senior finds passion for advertising through advocacy

LSA senior Yumi Taguchi knows firsthand about the stigma surrounding mental illness.

While growing up, Taguchi's two sisters struggled with depression. Although their parents were supportive to her sisters, Taguchi feared burdening her parents even more when she developed an eating disorder.

April 24, 2017

Ross student finds entrepreneurship, education at U-M

Stephen M. Ross School of Business senior Praveen Loganathan is a true entrepreneur and educator at heart.

A first-generation American college student, Loganathan and his family immigrated to the United States from Sri Lanka when he was 4 years old.

April 24, 2017

Campus briefs

Mobility Transportation Center rebranded Mcity

April 20, 2017

Five faculty teams awarded Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize

For their creative and inventive approaches to improving student learning, five faculty projects led by Michael Cole, Mary Lou Dorf, Craig Regester, Stephen Rush and Adam Simon will be awarded the ninth annual Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize.

April 19, 2017

Two new awards created to recognize faculty public engagement

Two new presidential awards will honor faculty public engagement at the University of Michigan. President Mark Schlissel announced the annual awards Tuesday at an event celebrating the university's impact on society through public service at the national level. 

April 17, 2017

UROP event celebrates a year of faculty, student research

When 1,300 students and 900 faculty-staff mentors gather Wednesday to show off the work they've been doing together this year, the projects will include research on self-driving cars, police-involved shootings, diagnostics for cancer treatment-related injuries, and a performance piece celebrating U-M's bicentennial by honoring Ann Arbor.

April 17, 2017

Graham Institute uses fellowship application to stress DE&I focus

While a number of University of Michigan schools, colleges and Student Life units develop and shape their individual diversity, equity and inclusion plans around the expressed needs of their constituents, several other units face unique challenges because of the structure of their work.

April 17, 2017

HIV education focus of LSA professor's career

Nesha Haniff is first and foremost a teacher.

She has educated women in the Caribbean about their bodies, low-literate populations in South Africa, the United States and the Caribbean about HIV, and conducted discussions with schoolgirls in Belleville and Muslim girls at Central Academy in Ann Arbor about gender consciousness.

April 17, 2017

Accolades

Peter Ho Davies, professor of English language and literature, and director of the Hopwood Program, LSA, has received the Cleveland Foundation’s annual Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for his work of fiction titled “The Fortunes.” The Anisfield-Wolf Book Award is the only national juried prize for literature that confronts racism and

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