It's a term we've been hearing a lot lately: opioid crisis.
Nearly 100 people a day die from an overdose of drugs that, in many cases, were obtained legally for a legitimate health problem, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The University of Michigan's fourth annual Giving Blueday, a 24-hour fundraising campaign for hundreds of different programs and causes at the university, will be Nov. 28.
This year, donors can also help U-M celebrate its 200th birthday by making gifts.
Wednesday's University Record email will be the last one sent until Nov. 29, as the Record's online and print editions will take a break over the Thanksgiving holiday.
Three town halls in the coming weeks are designed to gather input from University of Michigan faculty members about President Mark Schlissel's Biosciences Initiative and its goal of creating globally leading research programs focused on solving critical problems.
Seven University of Michigan faculty members are among 396 newly elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
A University of Michigan student who plans to study medicine, public health and forced migration has been named one of 32 Americans chosen as Rhodes Scholars representing the United States.
Award-winning author, Tulane University professor and MacArthur Fellow Jesmyn Ward will deliver the address at the 2017 University of Michigan Winter Commencement.
She also is one of 10 Bicentennial Alumni Award recipients being honored at the ceremony, which will begin at 2 p.m. Dec. 17 in Crisler Center.
Provost Martin A. Philbert has appointed an advisory committee in the search for a new dean of the University of Michigan's Rackham Graduate School and vice provost for academic affairs — graduate studies. The search process has begun.
Carla Sinopoli understands the social obligation and rewards of invigorating the museum experience for both patrons and academics.
Susan E. Borrego, chancellor and professor of education, University of Michigan-Flint, is the recipient of the 2017 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Region IV-East President's Award.
Ferris Wheel Building opens in Flint
Grand Rapids native Sheila García fell in love with being a librarian while working with immigrants and the Latino community in her city's library.
For Jesus Espinoza, it was helping community members navigate the digital work that did the trick.
A tax bill called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act seeks to reform the nation's tax code by reducing income tax rates for individuals and corporations, and eliminating many existing tax benefits, including those available to the higher education and health care communities.
Katrina Wade-Golden, director of implementation for the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, has been named to the new position of deputy chief diversity officer for the University of Michigan.
For the fifth straight year, the University of Michigan ranks in the top 10 among higher education institutions with the most students studying abroad, according to a new report.
The decade between 1965 and 1975 was a period of intense interest among mathematicians in classifying sporadic simple groups.
Augmented reality, virtual reality, mixed reality. AR, VR, MR.
Today, these are increasingly familiar terms and acronyms as this technology grows more familiar. Once cutting edge and sci-fi, AR/VR/MR — or AVMR — is approaching business-as-usual status.
For Richard Eikstadt, a chance encounter with a classmate during his freshman year of college kick-started his journey in the world of professional sports.
Industry partners invest $11M in second phase of Mcity funding
Four University of Michigan alumni recounted how the university and their social identities shaped their lives, and gave advice to U-M community members advocating for change, during the 2017 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit.