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March 20, 2018

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December 11, 2017

U-M reports record corporate research expenditures in FY 2017

Corporate expenditures on existing University of Michigan research rose to $100.8 million in the past fiscal year.

The U-M Business Engagement Center reported that total corporate investment in U-M — research expenditures coupled with philanthropic contributions — rose to $142.8 million.

December 11, 2017

Campus briefs

U-M releases annual salary report

December 11, 2017


President Mark Schlissel received an inaugural Moving Forward Award Dec. 9 from the Detroit Historical Society.

December 5, 2017

University reminds employees about severe-weather policy

As the likelihood of wintry weather increases, campus leaders would like to remind the university community about the policy for reducing operations in an emergency weather situation.

The university remains open at all times in order to provide services to students, patients and to the public.

December 5, 2017

2017 diversity award for staff recognizes 10 individuals, five teams

Recipients of the ninth annual Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award for University of Michigan staff were celebrated Tuesday at a breakfast ceremony at the Michigan Union.

The award recognizes individual staff members and teams for their extraordinary commitment and dedication to diversity at U-M.

December 5, 2017

2017 DDLA team awards

Center for Research on Learning and Teaching Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Team

Front row, from left: Tazin Daniels, Motoko Maegawa, Whitney Peoples, Theresa Braunschneider.

December 1, 2017

Record temporarily suspends commenting for online stories

The University Record has temporarily suspended the commenting function for stories that appear on its website while the commenting process is upgraded.

Existing comments currently published on Record stories will remain visible, but no new comments will be added while this upgrade is underway.

December 4, 2017

Glass-washer turned lab manager shares tale of triumph

Beginning as a glass-washer at the Life Sciences Institute in 2007, Ulla Lilienthal never would have guessed that 10 years later she would work as a lab manager in LSI.

"If I would have planned this, it never would have happened," said Lilienthal, senior research laboratory technician in Research Associate Professor Melanie Ohi's lab.

December 4, 2017

Campus briefs

Winter commencement speaker announced for UM-Flint

November 30, 2017

Wade-Golden, Shanks earn Hollenshead Award for equity efforts

The recipients of the 2017 Center for the Education of Women's Carol Hollenshead Award for Excellence in Promoting Equity and Social Change are Katrina C. Wade-Golden, deputy chief diversity officer, and Trina R. Shanks, associate professor of social work.

November 29, 2017

Seminar looks at history of grades, future of documenting learning

University of Maryland professor Ethan Hutt discussed the history of the U.S. educational grading system during this semester's Provost's Seminar on Teaching, and posed questions to consider when rethinking the manner in which student achievements are presented.

November 29, 2017

Record number of donors support university on fourth Giving Blueday

A record-breaking number of donors — more than 8,000 — gave to their favorite causes at the University of Michigan during the fourth annual Giving Blueday, held on Giving Tuesday, a worldwide day of giving.

Giving Blueday 2017 attracted 841 more donors than the previous year, growing the family of Michigan supporters.


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