According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, influenza vaccination is the best way to prevent the flu. University of Michigan faculty and staff have several options for receiving their flu vaccination on campus this fall.
Five years ago, Sara Saylor saw a message in a Facebook group for the local Ethiopian adoption community inquiring about interest in arranging a heritage camp for the kids.
Schlissel, Philbert issue message regarding plan to end DACA
In celebration of U-M's bicentennial, LSA is looking to the future with its fall 2017 theme semester, Michigan Horizons.
Throughout the semester, five symposia, exhibits and other special events will address the future of everything — from the climate to this nation's democracy.
In an effort to tackle environmental challenges and create a sustainable world, the School for Environment and Sustainability and Tsinghua University's School of Environment have established a new program to cultivate talents for global sustainability and facilitate academic cooperation between the United States and China.
Marijuana use among U.S. college students in 2016 was at the highest level seen in the past three decades, according to the most recent findings from the national Monitoring the Future follow-up study.
College student marijuana use has been showing a steady increase over the past decade.
The University of Michigan Museum of Art will once again illuminate its facade with eight days of artwork, performances and video during "Nights at the Museum" in September.
Postdoctoral researchers are the engines that drive a large proportion of academic life sciences research. They perform vital roles in the laboratories of senior scientists — including mentoring undergraduate and graduate students — while building the skills, expertise and insights to launch an independent research career.
From learning about economical and eco-friendly fish options at Boston docks to a Vermont conference on sustainability leadership to touring pork processing plants in Minnesota to learning about antibiotic-free choices, MDining staff did not slow down this summer.
The University of Michigan maintained its spot as the world's 21st top institution, according to Times Higher Education.
Andy Hoffman is in the business of change.
While his research as the Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise examines how businesses look at the environment, he hopes to shift people's opinions on how both business and academia can be a force for positive social change.
Incoming University of Michigan freshmen should seize control of their education, take risks and consider the role they will play in building a stronger campus community, President Mark Schlissel urged at the annual New Student Convocation.
Picnic tables with solar-powered charging stations available
Anna R. Kirkland has been appointed director of the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, effective Sept. 1.
Kirkland, who served as IRWG’s associate director from 2014-17, is an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, and is professor of women’s studies and of political science.
President Mark Schlissel highlighted significant opportunities for research and teaching, as well as challenges that new University of Michigan faculty members will face as educators in the coming year.
The biological sciences today provide a "spectacularly fertile landscape for discovery," and University of Michigan researchers must work across disciplines to identify and pursue those emerging opportunities, according to President Mark Schlissel.
Members of the Biosciences Initiative Coordinating Committee are:
A $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant will launch oVert, a new initiative to "teleport" museum specimens from their shelves to the internet by CT scanning 20,000 vertebrates and making these data-rich, 3-D images available to researchers, educators, students and the public.
This year's student Move-In is expected to be as big and bustling as ever, and community members can expect changes to the usual traffic and parking patterns when Move-In 2017 takes place Aug. 30-Sept. 1, right before the Labor Day weekend.