Carol Fierke, chair of the Department of Chemistry who is known for her engaging style of teaching, cutting-edge research and efforts to diversify the department, will discuss protein modifications in her Distinguished University Professor lecture, "Cellular Functions of Post-translational Modifications of Proteins."
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Timothy P. Slottow today was announced as the next president of the University of Phoenix.
A College of Engineering faculty member will lead a new $25 million project to help nations with nuclear power safeguard their materials.
The project also will improve monitoring of nations that don't observe the international nuclear nonproliferation treaty.
The U-M Club Rifle Team returned from the 2014 NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Club Championships recently with another first-place trophy.
The team beat all competition in 2013, three years after its first national win in the inaugural championship, and repeated its success this year.
A limited number of tickets for President Obama’s speech on campus Wednesday will be available for U-M students at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Michigan Union Ticket Office.
In this subterranean world, one can walk seemingly endless lines of steam pipes and fiber-optic cables along smooth, grey concrete walls — interrupted only by a round-face pressure gauge here, an orange or yellow steel ladder there, or a locked metal gate.
The Kavli Foundation’s board of directors has announced the election ofPresident Mary Sue Coleman to the board. Rockell N. Hankin, chairman of The Kavli Foundation, said Coleman has demonstrated the kind of vision and leadership that has made her one of the nation’s most admired academic presidents.
UM-Dearborn receives NAACP award
One of the oversized monitors at Jacques Mersereau's desk streams a live feed from cameras in the video studio next to his editing room, and the other plays a loop of student and faculty projects.
The U-M Office of Research will honor two U-M staff members for outstanding research service. Teri Grieb and Susan Johnson will each receive a Distinguished Research Administrator Award.
Beginning this summer, students in the schools of Education and Social Work will collaborate on a project to improve the high school experience for area teens impacted by trauma.
Following the January announcement of a centralized policy that supports the health, wellness, safety and security of children who interact with the university, U-M officials took to campus to share policy specifics and gather feedback on implementation.
News from around the university.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing in the School of Nursing Katie A. Moriarty has been elected to the American College of Nurse-Midwives Board of Directors. She will represent Region IV, which covers seven states, and she will serve as a liaison between the region and the board of directors.
Diana Perpich will never forget the day that she figured out exactly which combination of permissions would allow multiple GSIs to share a gradebook on CTools without being able to see each other's students' grades. She was working as a part of the CTools implementation group at the time.
Victor Lieberman always sets aside 10 minutes near the end of his lecture to answer questions. But when a student in his class on Arab-Israeli conflict raised his hand and asked if Lieberman liked golden apples, he was confused.
The Institute for Research on Women and Gender has awarded one Boyd/Williams Fellowship for Research on Women and Work, 12 IRWG/Rackham Graduate Research Fellowships, and 11 Community of Scholars (COS) summer fellowships to U-M graduate students studying women, gender and sexuality.
The Institute for Research on Women and Gender has awarded highly competitive Faculty Seed Grants to five U-M faculty members whose diverse projects demonstrate the scope of women and gender studies today.
Shaomeng Wang has been selected to receive the Distinguished University Innovator Award for 2014.
Sponsored by the Office of Research, the award honors faculty who have made important and lasting contributions to society by developing novel ideas and insights through their research, and then translating them to practice.
The Senate Assembly on Monday elected faculty members from LSA, the College of Pharmacy and the College of Engineering to the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, the executive arm of the university's faculty governance system.