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April 28, 2017

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January 30, 2017

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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

January 18, 2017

Nominees sought for 2017 Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prizes

Members of the university community have one last week to put forward their favorite examples of innovations in teaching by nominating them for the Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize.

In its ninth year, the competition will award $5,000 to up to five faculty projects.

January 17, 2017

MLK Symposium keynote speakers stress value of speaking out

Keynote speakers at the University of Michigan's 31st Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium honored past and present heroes who have fought for equal rights and representation, and stressed the importance of speaking up in pursuit of the truth.

January 17, 2017

U-M announces new investments in programs to fight poverty

One project involves alerting low-income homeowners about an exemption to reduce their high property taxes. Another effort employs health care workers in neighborhoods to help residents take better care of themselves.

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