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February 3, 2014

Museum curator combines teaching, art

Last year, 5,149 children took field trips to the U-M Museum of Art. Sixty community docents took them on tours. Many of those docents were trained by Pamela Reister.

January 29, 2014

Elizabeth Moje elected to National Academy of Education

Elizabeth Moje, associate dean for research and community engagement in the School of Education, has been elected to the National Academy of Education for her contributions to educational research and policy development.

January 29, 2014

Eduroam streamlines Wi-Fi access for traveling academics, students

U-M faculty, students, researchers and staff can now easily connect to Wi-Fi while visiting other academic institutions worldwide.

A new wireless service known as eduroam allows users from participating institutions to access a secure, encrypted wireless network using their home organization's login credentials.

January 24, 2014

New president has wide range of experience

Dr. Mark Schlissel’s career in the field of education is marked by service in a wide range of academic and administrative roles.

Schlissel, 56, born in Brooklyn, N.Y., has been provost at Brown University since 2011. He also served as interim dean of biology and medicine and professor of biology at Brown.

January 24, 2014

Remarks by Mark Schlissel on his appointment as U-M president

I am both excited and greatly honored to have been selected to succeed Mary Sue Coleman as the 14th president of the University of Michigan. My motivation as an academic leader stems from a personal belief that understanding and discovery can change the world and that education is the key to achieving social equity and economic progress.

January 24, 2014

President Mary Sue Coleman's remarks regarding Mark Schlissel

I want to join in the tremendous enthusiasm about the naming of Mark Schlissel as the university's 14th president. I'm thrilled they picked another biochemist!

I also want to thank the Presidential Search Committee and the faculty of the Search Advisory Committee for their thoughtful, diligent work.

January 27, 2014

David Petraeus to speak on campus Friday

Note: Tickets to this event are sold out.

Retired Army Gen. David Petraeus, former commander of coalition forces in Iraq and Afghanistan who served briefly as director of the CIA, will speak on the U-M campus Friday.

January 23, 2014

Accolades

Doctoral candidate Xunchang Fei, Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, has been awarded a scholarship by The Environmental Research and Education Foundation, a charity that funds and directs scientific research and educational initiatives for waste management practices to benefit industry participants and

January 23, 2014

Russel lecturer Ulaby to discuss research, teaching on Feb. 4

He found a way to map from a space-based radar the carbon that’s trapped in our planet’s forests. And he makes a point to meet with every one of the nearly 200 students in his entry-level engineering courses each semester.

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