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December 16, 2017

Campus News

October 11, 2017

Two U-M faculty members awarded prestigious MacArthur Fellowships

Two University of Michigan researchers have been named 2017 MacArthur Fellows.

Anthropologist Jason De León and historian Derek Peterson will each receive a $625,000 stipend to be used however they see fit over a period of five years. Both are at LSA.

October 9, 2017

NCID Pop-Up Grants encourage public engagement on social issues

The National Center for Institutional Diversity is accepting proposals for its new Pop-Up Research and Scholarship Grants program.

Pop-Up Grants encourage scholar public engagement by providing support for diversity scholars to actively and quickly engage with current campus and social issues.

October 9, 2017

U-M United Way fundraising campaign honors bicentennial

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.

October 9, 2017

Campus briefs

First round of IP-X pilot grants announced

October 9, 2017

Thirty-one faculty members honored for scholarship, service

Editor's note: The information for this story includes excerpts from the citations written from materials provided by the Rackham School of Graduate Studies, the Office of Research, the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, the National Center for Institutional Diversity and the University Press.

October 4, 2017

U-M and Mackinac Center agree to settle FOIA lawsuit

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.

October 4, 2017

Academic freedom lecturer takes on claims of climate change deniers

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.

October 3, 2017

Looking back and forward, Schlissel stresses U-M's impact on society

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.

October 3, 2017

University to focus on promoting faculty public engagement

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.

October 2, 2017

Supplies sought for Puerto Rico hurricane relief

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:

October 2, 2017

Advisory committee named in SMTD dean search

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.

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