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October 21, 2017

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April 17, 2017

Graham Institute uses fellowship application to stress DE&I focus

While a number of University of Michigan schools, colleges and Student Life units develop and shape their individual diversity, equity and inclusion plans around the expressed needs of their constituents, several other units face unique challenges because of the structure of their work.

April 17, 2017

HIV education focus of LSA professor's career

Nesha Haniff is first and foremost a teacher.

She has educated women in the Caribbean about their bodies, low-literate populations in South Africa, the United States and the Caribbean about HIV, and conducted discussions with schoolgirls in Belleville and Muslim girls at Central Academy in Ann Arbor about gender consciousness.

April 17, 2017


Peter Ho Davies, professor of English language and literature, and director of the Hopwood Program, LSA, has received the Cleveland Foundation’s annual Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for his work of fiction titled “The Fortunes.” The Anisfield-Wolf Book Award is the only national juried prize for literature that confronts racism and

April 13, 2017

Two from U-M to join American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Two University of Michigan faculty members — one who specializes in judgment and decision behavior, and another interested in the development of ulcers and gastric cancer — have been selected to join the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

April 12, 2017

NSF awards alliance $4.25M to enhance minorities in STEM fields

A consortium of Michigan universities and community colleges — including the University of Michigan — has been awarded a five-year, $4.25 million grant by the National Science Foundation to help increase participation and graduation rates among underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering and math fields.

April 7, 2017

Two U-M faculty members awarded Guggenheim Fellowships

Two University of Michigan humanities faculty members are among a distinguished group of 173 scholars, artists and scientists from the United States and Canada to receive 2017 Guggenheim Fellowships.

April 10, 2017

Ann Arbor campus again recognized as Tree Campus USA

The University of Michigan's efforts to promote healthy trees and environmental stewardship have earned the Ann Arbor campus recognition as a Tree Campus USA institution for the ninth consecutive year.

April 10, 2017

Joel Blum will consider the two faces of mercury in lecture

The element mercury has long held a fascination for people.

As the only metal that is liquid at room temperature, "quicksilver" was the star of medieval alchemy, and in recent times has been used in everything from thermometers to batteries, electrical switches, lightbulbs and dental fillings.

April 10, 2017

Law School student earns prestigious Luce Scholarship

For the third year in a row, a University of Michigan student was named to the prestigious Luce Scholarship Program. Law School student Varun Aery joins 17 other scholars from across the country to receive the fellowship for 2017-18.

April 10, 2017

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