Most faculty and students who participated in a pilot project for Canvas, the learning management system proposed as the successor to CTools, prefer it over the current system, according to an early preview of the pilot evaluation.
Some of the Executive Actions on Immigration, recently announced by President Obama, are expected to directly affect U-M, although specific details of their impact are yet to be determined.
At this point, none of the announced actions are in effect. The proposed changes most relevant to U-M are:
Marc Lamont Hill, a leading intellectual voice and the host of HuffPost Live and Black Entertainment Television News, will present the keynote lecture for the 29th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium in January.
UM-Flint's RN-to-BSN nursing program expands
Marianne Udow-Phillips has been elected to join the Arbor Research Board of Directors starting in January. She currently is the director of the U-M Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation. Udow-Phillips previously served as director of the Michigan Department of Human Services from 2004-07.
Every year, Jessica Bennett sets aside a weekend for an unusual road trip: visiting more than a dozen prisons in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.
One year after the public launch of the Victors for Michigan campaign, donors have made gifts and pledges totaling $2.49 billion through Nov. 30.
The University of Michigan was invited to join President Obama and hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders Thursday to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college.
The university recently finalized a business associate agreement allowing M+Box, a cloud-based file sharing and collaboration service, to be used for storing protected health information governed by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
The University Record will suspend delivery of its daily newsletter during the Thanksgiving break.
If major items of interest to faculty and staff occur over the break, they may be posted to the Record website.
Two hours after his interview as a Rhodes Scholar finalist, mechanical engineering master's student David Moore and his fellow nominees were called into a room at a Chicago conference center. Out of a dozen people, only two would win the prestigious awards. It was finally time to find out who.
The initial annual report issued under the university's Policy on Sexual Misconduct by Students provides a detailed picture of sexual misconduct allegations, investigations and sanctions at U-M during the 2014 fiscal year.
The university has awarded three faculty groups funding under the first round of Transformation grants of the university’s Transforming Learning for a Third Century program.
President Mark Schlissel on Monday announced he will recommend the appointment of Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D., to become U-M's executive vice president for medical affairs March 1, pending approval by the Board of Regents in December.
Eight University of Michigan faculty members are among 401 newly elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
It's not Hollywood. But the staged factory floor setting just 4 miles south of Central Campus and the workshops presented there are drawing great reviews.
Michigan Dining chefs beat Buckeyes
In December 1971, a rally to free leftist poet John Sinclair brought musician John Lennon and 15,000 protestors to Crisler Arena. Freshman reporter Howard Brick was in the press section, front and center.
With 100 funded projects at various stages of development across campus, leaders of the Transforming Learning for a Third Century Initiative brought a number of faculty trailblazers together Tuesday and asked them to "think big" about the future of engaged education at U-M.
Three faculty members who interact with various aspects of the student-athlete experience at U-M shared insights into that process with members of the university's faculty governance system Monday.