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July 18, 2018

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March 12, 2018

Seven faculty members seeking three seats on SACUA

The University of Michigan faculty's Senate Assembly will choose three new members of the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs at its meeting March 19.

The three top vote getters will serve three-year terms that begin May 1.

The meeting is scheduled to start at 3:15 p.m. in the Pendleton Room of the Michigan Union.

March 12, 2018

Stamps duo promotes emerging industrial design field

While industrial design is most associated with commercial applications, Bruce and Stephanie Tharp hope their work in discursive design will help develop the field by promoting the ability for products to communicate ideas and engage people in discourse.

March 12, 2018

Campus briefs

UM-Flint veterans program earns grant

March 6, 2018

New center at UMSI will promote social media responsibility

Google the words "fake news" and you'll find articles about made-up accounts of the recent school shooting in Florida, new evidence that false stories influenced the last election, and numerous references to the current president's accusations against media.

March 6, 2018

University announces first online degrees through Coursera

Online learners may soon have three new University of Michigan master's degree options through a partnership with Coursera — one in the growing field of applied data science, a first-of-its-kind program in public health, and an advanced program in construction engineering and management.

March 5, 2018

Campus briefs

SPH receives $1.3M to study fish processing impact in Ghana

March 1, 2018

Schlissel notes public impact, Go Blue Guarantee in budget testimony

The University of Michigan serves a critical role in the state's success through research that fuels economic growth, top academic programs that prepare the next generation of leaders, and world-class resources — from health care to the arts — that improve the quality of life for those throughout Michigan.

February 22, 2018

Record email, print editions will be on break until March 5

Friday's edition of The University Record email will be the last until March 5, due to the winter vacation.

Major campus developments that occur over the break may be posted to the Record website, but email versions will not be sent.

February 21, 2018

Earl Lewis to launch U-M Center for Social Solutions

Noted social historian, author and academic leader Earl Lewis will join the faculty as director of the new U-M Center for Social Solutions at the completion of his term as president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in March.

February 19, 2018

Schlissel, faculty, students, media to lead free speech teach-outs

From football players taking a knee during the national anthem to debates over allowing controversial speakers on campuses to the question about rights of immigrant activists, interpretations of the First Amendment right to free speech are front-and-center in many conversations.

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