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September 23, 2018

Campus News

May 24, 2018

U-M, Chinese partner deepen ties with new collaborations

The University of Michigan and Shanghai Jiao Tong University — U-M's biggest global partnership — have dedicated a new building and signed another 10-year agreement to continue support of their joint institute in China.

May 23, 2018

Bloom season underway at arboretum's historic peony garden

The Nichols Arboretum peony garden begins its annual transformation from green shoots to waves of white, pink and red this week as it bursts into nearly 10,000 blooms.

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Where: Nichols Arboretum, 1610 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor

May 22, 2018

Carla O'Connor named director of Wolverine Pathways

Robert Sellers, vice provost for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, has announced the appointment of Carla O'Connor as director of Wolverine Pathways. She will replace the program's founding director, Robert Jagers, on June 1.

May 21, 2018

Campus briefs

Farmers markets return to dozen campus locations

May 17, 2018

Classes to begin before Labor Day in 2020

Classes at the University of Michigan will begin before Labor Day for the 2020-21 academic year.

The academic year, approved by the Board of Regents during its meeting Thursday, will start Aug. 31 and end with Spring Commencement May 2.

May 17, 2018

New Dance Building approved for North Campus

The Department of Dance within the University of Michigan's School of Music, Theatre & Dance will expand with the construction of a new 24,000-square-foot space on North Campus. The Board of Regents approved the project on May 17.

May 17, 2018

Regents approve faculty promotions

The Board of Regents at its Thursday meeting approved recommendations for new appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, with tenure and/or promotion of faculty on the University of Michigan's Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses. The promotions are presented below by school, in alphabetical order.

May 16, 2018

University Record email shifting to weekly summer schedule

Friday's email edition of The University Record is the last daily edition until the start of the fall semester Sept. 4.

A weekly version will be emailed to subscribers each Wednesday during the rest of the spring and summer. There will be no email the week of July 4.

May 7, 2018

U-M expects to resume LEO negotiations in mid-May

Contract talks between the University of Michigan and the Lecturers' Employee Organization are expected to resume in mid-May. Negotiations began Oct. 27, 2017.

The contract with LEO, the union representing 1,700 nontenure-track instructors on all three campuses, expires May 29.

May 7, 2018

Campus briefs

Faculty members elected to Police Department Oversight Committee

May 7, 2018

Accolades

Sandra Gregerman, director emeritus of the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program, will receive the Council on Undergraduate Research's 2018 CUR Fellows Award. The biennial awards are presented to individuals who have developed internationally respected research programs involving undergraduate students.

May 3, 2018

Precision Health seeking applications for Scholars Awards

U-M Precision Health has released a request for applications for its Scholars Awards, which will support exceptional early-career investigators in innovative research projects that advance the field of precision health.

May 1, 2018

Arun Agrawal elected to National Academy of Sciences

University of Michigan sustainable development researcher Arun Agrawal has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest distinctions for a scientist or engineer in the United States.

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