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January 16, 2017

Nominations being accepted for President’s Staff Innovation Award

Nominations for the President's Staff Innovation Award are being accepted through Feb. 28.

Currently in its fifth year, the President's Staff Innovation Award recognizes individual staff members or teams whose big ideas and "outside The Cube" thinking help make the university a better, more inclusive community.

January 16, 2017

Institute of Continuing Legal Education names executive director

David R. Watson, former executive director for the New York State Bar Association, has been named executive director of the Institute of Continuing Legal Education, as of Jan. 3.

Housed at the University of Michigan, ICLE is the education provider of the State Bar of Michigan and was overseen by Lynn P. Chard since 1993.

January 16, 2017

UMMA technician preserves art for future generations

The deterioration and resulting need for preservation of art motivates and inspires Kate Holoka.

A fascination with Japanese printmaking has led Holoka to create a home studio with a printing press of her own. Her focus is on traditional methods of printmaking, such as engraving copper plates and carving woodblocks.

January 16, 2017

Campus briefs

U-M startup Neurable raises $2 million in seed funding

January 12, 2017

Office of Research seeks nominees for staff recognition awards

The U-M Office of Research is now accepting nominations from the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses for the annual Research Administrator Recognition Award and for the newly created Research Technical Staff Recognition Award, which will honor the service of those staff members who participate in the research process itself.

January 11, 2017

Journalist, civil rights leader Shaun King to deliver talk on activism

Shaun King shares more than just a last name with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

As a journalist and civil rights leader, Shaun King's passion for equality and accountability from law enforcement has catapulted him to one of the nation's foremost leaders in the fight against social injustice.

January 10, 2017

Paula Sorrell named director of IRLEE

Paula Sorrell has been appointed director of the Institute for Research on Labor, Employment, and the Economy at the University of Michigan, effective Jan. 3.

January 9, 2017

Campus briefs

Center for Disparity Solutions and Equity gets Breakthrough Award

January 9, 2017


Suljo Linic, director of energy systems engineering, integrative systems and design, professor of chemical engineering and of integrative systems and design, College of Engineering, has received the 2017 Paul H. Emmett Award in Fundamental Catalysis by the North American Catalysis Society.

January 9, 2017

The Second City alumnus talks comedy and IM sports

What do you get when you cross stuffed unicorns and recreational athletes? You get Andy Boehnlein, The Second City alumnus and coordinator of intramural sports at the University of Michigan.

January 9, 2017

MLK Symposium 2017 calendar of events

Jan. 13

Linguistics MLK Colloquium with Lenore Grenoble, 4-5:30 p.m., 4448 East Hall, 530 Church St. Grenoble is the John Matthews Manly Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Chicago.


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