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April 1, 2014

Fierke to discuss cellular functions of post-translational modification of proteins

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."

March 31, 2014

U-M leads $25M project to curb spread of nuclear weapons

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.

March 31, 2014

Club rifle team wins second consecutive national championship

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.

March 31, 2014

Rarely seen tunnel system supports building operations, research

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.

March 31, 2014

Accolades

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.

March 31, 2014

Video studio manager brings student projects to life

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.

March 24, 2014

Accolades

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.

March 24, 2014

Librarian teaches faculty, helps pilot new technology

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. 

March 20, 2014

Golden Apple winner prepares to lecture on human history

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.

March 19, 2014

Wang honored as 2014 Distinguished University Innovator

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.

March 17, 2014

Four SACUA members elected; no quorum to choose Senate secretary

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.

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