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December 18, 2017

Campus News

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.

August 1, 2017

Process in place for reporting compliance issues across U-M

The University of Michigan, including Michigan Medicine, is committed to upholding the highest ethical standards by actively educating faculty and staff about compliance policies and ensuring there is a process in place to report potential issues.

July 24, 2017

Library to partner with StoryCorps during Fall Festival

The U-M Library will partner with the national oral history organization StoryCorps to record and preserve stories from the University of Michigan community during the Fall Festival bicentennial celebration.

July 24, 2017

Accolades

Kenneth C. Fischer, former president of the University Musical Society, recently was named president emeritus by the UMS Board of Directors. The recognition honors his 30-year tenure and legacy of leadership and innovation. Fischer retired from UMS on June 30.

July 24, 2017

Campus briefs

School of Dentistry to host free Mouth Guard Clinic

July 11, 2017

Money Magazine ranks U-M No. 3 in 'Best Colleges for Your Money'

The University of Michigan is ranked No. 3 by Money Magazine's "Best Colleges for Your Money."

The ranking looked at 711 colleges and evaluated them on 27 factors within three broad categories: educational quality, affordability and alumni success.

July 7, 2017

Top U.S. solar car team goes small in effort to win big in 2017 contest

The sun-powered vehicle that the University of Michigan's top-ranked Solar Car Team will race in a global contest this fall is the smallest and most aerodynamic that any U-M team has ever built.

The long, skinny, single-fairing car is named Novum — Latin for "new thing."

July 5, 2017

Academic adviser helped students get home from Egypt

It was the beginning of 2011, and Sofia Carlsson was on a plane back to the United States after spending a week in Aleppo, Syria, and Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt.

Just three days later, the Arab Spring would begin.

June 28, 2017

No Record email the week of July 4

The University Record will not distribute an email edition the week of the July 4 holiday. The email will resume its weekly summer schedule on July 12.

June 26, 2017

Higher ed leaders consider compact between universities, society

Leaders from some of the world's leading research universities gathered Monday to consider the intersection of the college campus and open discourse, why universities should better publicize their positive impact on society, and strategies to make them more effective engines of social mobility.

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