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December 9, 2013

University reminds employees about severe-weather policy

As the likelihood of wintry weather increases, campus leaders would like to remind the community that the university's severe-weather policy encourages all employees to make a reasonable effort to report to work as scheduled.

In the event of severe weather:

December 5, 2013

Lesson Builder offers new way for faculty to use CTools

The ITS CTools Team has introduced a new way for faculty to build, manage and use course sites. The feature, called Lesson Builder, provides sequencing capabilities that allow instructors to create sites with easy-to-follow navigation and instructions for students.

December 4, 2013

Taubman Health Sciences Library closing for renovation

With the renovation of the A. Alfred Taubman Health Sciences Library set to begin in the new year, the building will close at 11:45 p.m. Dec. 22. The library’s usual extended exam hours will begin Sunday.

December 3, 2013

2013 DDLA honors conferred among cheering supporters

A full house of enthusiastic celebrants gathered at Palmer Commons on Tuesday to congratulate the 11 individual staff members and five staff team recipients of the 2013 Distinguished Diversity Leadership Awards.

December 3, 2013

SACUA resolution — Consulting Firms

WHEREAS, The University of Michigan retained outside consulting firms to develop and implement the Administrative Services Transformation (AST) of finance and human resources, the IT Rationalization plan, and the Retirement Benefits review, all of which resulted in deeply flawed planning processes, damaging the confidence of the faculty in the A

December 3, 2013

SACUA resolution — AST Process

WHEREAS, we join with the University of Michigan Board of Regents and Central Administration in seeking to deliver excellent education at affordable cost in an era of sharply diminished state appropriations;

November 26, 2013

Second suspect charged in July homicide of U-M medical student

A second South Carolina man was arraigned Tuesday on a charge of open murder in the death of Medical School student Paul DeWolf.

Joei A. Jordan, 20, of Sumter, S.C., was arraigned in 14A District Court on one charge of open murder, two charges of first-degree home invasion and one charge of conspiracy to commit home invasion.

November 25, 2013

Eight U-M researchers selected as 2013 AAAS fellows

Eight U-M scientists and engineers have been elected 2013 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. U-M researchers were among 388 new fellows announced Monday by AAAS.

November 25, 2013


Derek R. Peterson, professor of history and Afroamerican and African studies, LSA, has been selected as winner of the 2013 Martin A. Klein Prize in African History for his book “Ethnic Patriotism and the East Africa Revival: A History of Dissent, c.


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