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March 27, 2017

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November 21, 2016


Luke Shaefer, associate professor of social work and public policy, and director of Poverty Solutions, has been awarded the Society for Social Work and Research's 2017 Book Award for his book, "$2 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America." This award recognizes outstanding social work contributions that advance knowledge with

November 21, 2016

Campus briefs

UM-Flint partners with local schools on new early childhood center

November 18, 2016

Nominees sought for Office of Research staff recognition awards

The Office of Research is now accepting nominations from across all three University of Michigan campuses for the annual Research Administrator Recognition Award and for the newly created Research Technical Staff Recognition Award.

The awards honor the service of those staff members who participate in the research process itself.

November 15, 2016

University plans special commencement ceremonies for 200th year

To celebrate the University of Michigan's 200th birthday, campus leaders are planning special spring and winter commencement ceremonies that will celebrate the graduating classes of 2017 and honor the university's contributions of the past, present and future.

November 14, 2016

Provost Martha Pollack named president at Cornell University

University of Michigan Provost Martha E. Pollack on Monday was named president of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

Pollack, who has served as U-M provost since 2013, said she was "humbled and honored" to have been selected to lead Cornell, which she called a private university with a public mission.

November 14, 2016

Research coordinator enjoys time on the baseball field

Any American can relate to the thrill of attending a professional baseball game. However, as a member of the Detroit Tigers' Energy Squad, Katie Wopinsky can relate more than most.

"(The squad members) are the most intelligent group of women I've ever met. Most of us are friends for life. It's pretty amazing," she said.

November 14, 2016

Campus briefs

UMHS recognized as one of 50 greenest hospitals in U.S.

November 7, 2016

Campus briefs

Merchant joins University Record as staff writer

Safiya Merchant

November 2, 2016

Lawyer, activist Bryan Stevenson to receive Wallenberg Medal

The University of Michigan's 2016-17 Wallenberg Medal will be awarded to civil rights lawyer and social justice activist Bryan Stevenson at 7:30 p.m. March 7, 2017, at Rackham Auditorium. After the medal presentation, Stevenson will give the 25th Wallenberg Lecture.

October 31, 2016

Campus briefs

Michigan League earns top Wedding Spot honor


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