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March 27, 2017

Campus News

February 3, 2017

IRWG announces seven Faculty Seed Grant recipients

The Institute for Research on Women and Gender has awarded seven seed grants for faculty projects on women, gender and sexuality.

The IRWG grants support individual research activities, as well as collaborative projects, such as pilot studies or initial research efforts.

The 2016-17 recipients and their projects are:

February 2, 2017

Next LSA bicentennial symposium looks at U-M during Reconstruction

The post-Civil War era was one of rapid social and technological changes, and the University of Michigan during that time was no exception. The last quarter of the 19th century saw U-M expand in size and scope as it embraced scientific research and began its evolution into a contemporary university.

January 30, 2017

Sotomayor, Baer discuss community at bicentennial colloquium

At the first President's Bicentennial Colloquium, U.S. Justice Sonia Sotomayor and German Justice Susanne Baer discussed how respect and compromise can create and strengthen community, stressed the importance of developing diversity in higher education, and urged students to understand the law.  

January 30, 2017

Campus briefs

Department of Learning Health Sciences helps launch journal

January 27, 2017

Search for next U-M provost now underway

The search for the University of Michigan's next provost and executive vice president for academic affairs is officially underway.

President Mark Schlissel has appointed an 11-member search advisory committee, which he will chair. The executive search firm Korn Ferry has been retained to assist with the search.

January 24, 2017

Projects use Big Data to predict diseases, advance genomics analysis

Researchers at the University of Michigan will use Big Data and mobile technology to learn how to predict when individuals will get diseases including depression and hepatitis C, and to unlock the potential of single-cell gene sequencing under three recently funded projects.

January 24, 2017

Nominations sought for Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award through March 15.

Established in 1996, the award is named in honor of the School of Social Work dean emeritus and recognizes faculty members whose service contributes to the development of a culturally and ethnically diverse campus community.

January 24, 2017

URC R&D spending tops $2.1B, increases 53 percent since '07

Michigan's University Research Corridor was responsible for $2.15 billion in research and development spending in fiscal year 2015, an increase of 53 percent since 2007, according to the 10th Annual Economic Impact & Benchmark Report released Tuesday.

January 23, 2017

U-M defines principles, process for building renaming requests

As the University of Michigan begins a yearlong celebration of its bicentennial, it also has concluded a thoughtful, yearlong review of how it would handle requests to reconsider the historical names of buildings on the Ann Arbor campus.

January 23, 2017

Lectures set for seven Distinguished University Professors

Seven faculty members who have received one of the university's top honors will offer Distinguished University Professor lectures about their work starting Thursday.

Recently appointed DUPs typically offer an inaugural lecture during the first or second full year of their appointments.

January 23, 2017

Campus briefs

Michigan League, Union named top picks for weddings

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