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February 13, 2017

New food systems course opens doors to community

Mike Levine represents one of the original cornerstones of the global food system: farmers.

The University of Michigan alumnus co-owns a Scio Township farm that spans 122 acres and boasts everything from vegetable seeds and a fruit nursery to shitake mushrooms.

February 13, 2017

Accolades

Lola Eniola-Adefeso

February 13, 2017

Campus briefs

Registration open for Summer Programs Summit

February 9, 2017

U-M Police unable to contact sender of anonymous email

An anonymous email, sent Thursday to several offices and email lists across the University of Michigan's Ann Arbor campus, leaves the impression that a racially motivated incident near campus is being ignored by university officials.

February 10, 2017

Registration open for Women of Color Task Force conference

The University of Michigan Women of Color Task Force will host its 35th annual Career Conference March 3, continuing its long-standing tradition of supporting the professional and personal development of U-M community members and the general public.

February 9, 2017

Three U-M professors elected to National Academy of Engineering

The National Academy of Engineering has named University of Michigan professors Ellen Arruda and Mark Daskin among its newest members. Additionally, Noboru Kikuchi, emeritus professor, was selected. Induction into the NAE is one of the highest honors bestowed on engineers in the United States.

February 7, 2017

Gabriel Ehrlich named director of U-M economic forecasting unit

Gabriel Ehrlich is the new director of the Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics at the University of Michigan.

RSQE is an economic modeling and forecasting unit that has been in operation at U-M since 1952, having been founded by Nobel Laureate Lawrence Klein.

February 6, 2017

RecycleMania returns with U-M building, intercollegiate contests

University of Michigan faculty, staff and students are being called upon to be the "leaders and best" in recycling and waste reduction in the annual RecycleMania Battle of the Buildings Competition.

Building occupants are competing in the areas of highest recycling rate, most-improved recycling rate and largest waste-reduction rate.

February 6, 2017

U-M employees raise $1.3 million for United Way

The University of Michigan's 2016 United Way employee giving campaign raised more than $1.3 million to support the Washtenaw County neighbors who need it most.

The dollars raised will benefit programs and services through either the Community Investment Fund or a nonprofit organization of each donor's choice.

February 6, 2017

Library staff member creates narrative with card game

Some people take up golf as a hobby. Robert Havey, who also enjoys time on the links, competitively plays Magic The Gathering. Havey has been playing the competitive card game for 20 years after learning from a neighbor.

From then on he was hooked.

February 6, 2017

Accolades

Ruth Dunkle, associate dean for faculty and academic affairs and Wilbur J. Cohen Collegiate Professor of Social Work, School of Social Work, was elected president of the Society for Social Work and Research.

February 6, 2017

Campus briefs

U-M recognized for supporting employees

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.  

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