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June 25, 2017

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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


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.  

January 30, 2017

Campus briefs

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.


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