Nominations are now being accepted for the Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award through March 15.
Established in 1996, the award is named in honor of the School of Social Work dean emeritus and recognizes faculty members whose service contributes to the development of a culturally and ethnically diverse campus community.
Michigan's University Research Corridor was responsible for $2.15 billion in research and development spending in fiscal year 2015, an increase of 53 percent since 2007, according to the 10th Annual Economic Impact & Benchmark Report released Tuesday.
As the University of Michigan begins a yearlong celebration of its bicentennial, it also has concluded a thoughtful, yearlong review of how it would handle requests to reconsider the historical names of buildings on the Ann Arbor campus.
Seven faculty members who have received one of the university's top honors will offer Distinguished University Professor lectures about their work starting Thursday.
Recently appointed DUPs typically offer an inaugural lecture during the first or second full year of their appointments.
Flexible, lightweight and economical with energy: organic light emitting diodes are making it out of the lab and into the marketplace, and Stephen Forrest has been a major driver of that progress.
Michigan League, Union named top picks for weddings
When Ashley Lucas' father was sent to prison, "it was earth-shattering."
What may be the best-kept secret on campus? The University of Michigan runs a farm.
The Campus Farm began in 2012 on a small plot of land near the Project Grow garden at Matthaei Botanical Gardens on Dixboro Road.
Members of the university community have one last week to put forward their favorite examples of innovations in teaching by nominating them for the Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize.
In its ninth year, the competition will award $5,000 to up to five faculty projects.
Keynote speakers at the University of Michigan's 31st Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium honored past and present heroes who have fought for equal rights and representation, and stressed the importance of speaking up in pursuit of the truth.
One project involves alerting low-income homeowners about an exemption to reduce their high property taxes. Another effort employs health care workers in neighborhoods to help residents take better care of themselves.
President Mark Schlissel and national poverty expert H. Luke Shaefer will lead a live video conversation on U-M's Facebook page about the newly created Poverty Solutions at 1:15 p.m. today.
Nominations for the President's Staff Innovation Award are being accepted through Feb. 28.
Currently in its fifth year, the President's Staff Innovation Award recognizes individual staff members or teams whose big ideas and "outside The Cube" thinking help make the university a better, more inclusive community.
David R. Watson, former executive director for the New York State Bar Association, has been named executive director of the Institute of Continuing Legal Education, as of Jan. 3.
Housed at the University of Michigan, ICLE is the education provider of the State Bar of Michigan and was overseen by Lynn P. Chard since 1993.
The deterioration and resulting need for preservation of art motivates and inspires Kate Holoka.
A fascination with Japanese printmaking has led Holoka to create a home studio with a printing press of her own. Her focus is on traditional methods of printmaking, such as engraving copper plates and carving woodblocks.
U-M startup Neurable raises $2 million in seed funding
The U-M Office of Research is now accepting nominations from the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses for the annual Research Administrator Recognition Award and for the newly created Research Technical Staff Recognition Award, which will honor the service of those staff members who participate in the research process itself.
The sixth annual Social Impact Challenge will take place in Flint and is presented as a partnership between the Stephen M. Ross School of Business' Center for Social Impact in Ann Arbor and UM-Flint's Office of University Outreach.
Shaun King shares more than just a last name with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
As a journalist and civil rights leader, Shaun King's passion for equality and accountability from law enforcement has catapulted him to one of the nation's foremost leaders in the fight against social injustice.