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March 24, 2014

Accolades

Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing in the School of Nursing Katie A. Moriarty has been elected to the American College of Nurse-Midwives Board of Directors. She will represent Region IV, which covers seven states, and she will serve as a liaison between the region and the board of directors.

March 24, 2014

Librarian teaches faculty, helps pilot new technology

Diana Perpich will never forget the day that she figured out exactly which combination of permissions would allow multiple GSIs to share a gradebook on CTools without being able to see each other's students' grades. She was working as a part of the CTools implementation group at the time. 

March 20, 2014

Golden Apple winner prepares to lecture on human history

Victor Lieberman always sets aside 10 minutes near the end of his lecture to answer questions. But when a student in his class on Arab-Israeli conflict raised his hand and asked if Lieberman liked golden apples, he was confused.

March 19, 2014

Wang honored as 2014 Distinguished University Innovator

Shaomeng Wang has been selected to receive the Distinguished University Innovator Award for 2014.

Sponsored by the Office of Research, the award honors faculty who have made important and lasting contributions to society by developing novel ideas and insights through their research, and then translating them to practice.

March 17, 2014

Four SACUA members elected; no quorum to choose Senate secretary

The Senate Assembly on Monday elected faculty members from LSA, the College of Pharmacy and the College of Engineering to the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, the executive arm of the university's faculty governance system.

March 17, 2014

Ora Pescovitz will not seek second term leading U-M Health System

Dr. Ora Pescovitz today told U-M Health System employees she is not pursuing reappointment as executive vice president for medical affairs after she completes her term June 1.

She said serving as EVPMA and CEO of the health system for the past five years has been "an enormous privilege."

March 14, 2014

Campus gathers to celebrate the presidency of Mary Sue Coleman

President Mary Sue Coleman, who will retire July 1 after leading U-M for the past 12 years, was introduced by actor Jeff Daniels to a rousing reception from faculty, staff and students Friday at a campuswide celebration in her honor.

March 17, 2014

Accolades

Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning faculty members recently earned 2014 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Faculty Design Awards for design research and pedagogy.

March 17, 2014

Profiles for candidates seeking four SACUA seats, secretary

The Senate Assembly will elect four members to the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs at its meeting today.

The three top vote getters will serve three-year terms, and the fourth-highest vote getter will fill the remaining two years of a seat left vacant when a member stepped down earlier this year.

March 17, 2014

Data analyst finds joy in making, sharing music

When Ellen Woodard was a sophomore in high school she asked her mother if she would be disappointed if Ellen decided to study music instead of nursing. "I still remember that day, very clearly," Woodard recalls. As a parent who wished only the best for her child, her mother had said that she would support her in whatever she chose to do.

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