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December 16, 2017

Campus News

September 1, 2017

Members of Class of 2021 urged to embrace their U-M experience

Incoming University of Michigan freshmen should seize control of their education, take risks and consider the role they will play in building a stronger campus community, President Mark Schlissel urged at the annual New Student Convocation.

September 5, 2017

Campus briefs

Picnic tables with solar-powered charging stations available

September 5, 2017

Anna Kirkland to direct Institute for Research on Women and Gender

Anna R. Kirkland has been appointed director of the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, effective Sept. 1.

Kirkland, who served as IRWG’s associate director from 2014-17, is an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, and is professor of women’s studies and of political science.

August 24, 2017

U-M partners on digital encyclopedia of 3-D vertebrates

A $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant will launch oVert, a new initiative to "teleport" museum specimens from their shelves to the internet by CT scanning 20,000 vertebrates and making these data-rich, 3-D images available to researchers, educators, students and the public.

August 14, 2017

Club Sports staffer coaches varsity baseball

For Steven Karasewski, sports have become an all-encompassing part of his life. As the coordinator of Club Sports at the University of Michigan, Karasewski helps organize and handle the 31 club teams on campus through working with their student leaders.

August 14, 2017

Campus briefs

Campuswide New Faculty Orientation planned for Aug. 30

August 7, 2017

Engineering professor appointed interim dean at Rackham

Michael J. Solomon, professor of chemical engineering, will serve as interim dean and interim vice provost for academic affairs — graduate studies for the University of Michigan's Rackham Graduate School.

August 3, 2017

UM-Dearborn seeks public comment before accreditation visit

UM-Dearborn is seeking public comment about the university in preparation for its continued accreditation visit from the Higher Learning Commission.

Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs.

August 1, 2017

Amy Wang named director of procurement services

Amy Wang has been selected as the university's new director of procurement services. Wang's appointment will be effective Aug. 7.

In the position, Wang will manage several critical universitywide functions, including purchasing, travel and expense, strategic sourcing, print/copy/mail, and property disposition.


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