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December 4, 2013

Taubman Health Sciences Library closing for renovation

With the renovation of the A. Alfred Taubman Health Sciences Library set to begin in the new year, the building will close at 11:45 p.m. Dec. 22. The library’s usual extended exam hours will begin Sunday.

November 21, 2013

Webinars can help employees stay healthy during the holidays

Back by popular demand, MHealthy’s “’Tis the Season 2013” webinar series returns in December to help university faculty and staff stay healthy and maintain their energy and peace of mind during this busy time of year.

Registration is now open and all webinars can be viewed from computers, mobile phones or tablets.

November 20, 2013

U-M named one of Michigan’s healthiest employers

The University of Michigan was recently named one of Michigan’s healthiest employers in a statewide analysis of employers whose policies and practices promote a healthy workforce.

November 19, 2013

Center to study how technology may help youths with disabilities

A $4.5 million federal grant will allow U-M researchers to study how technology — including apps for smartphones and tablets, cloud devices and a U-M-developed video game — may help young adults with spinal cord dysfunction and neurodevelopmental disabilities improve health and become more independent.

November 14, 2013

U-M stem cell effort in full swing five years after state vote

Five years ago this month, Michigan voters opened the door for a full range of stem cell research in the state. Today, that effort is well underway at U-M, and yielding results that are expanding knowledge of a wide range of diseases.

October 28, 2013

Accolades

Popular Mechanics magazine will this month present a Breakthrough Innovator Award to Dr.

October 28, 2013

Higher ed briefs

News from other Michigan public universities and U-M peer institutions across the nation.

October 28, 2013

Campus briefs

New public art installed at Moore Building

October 24, 2013

MHealthy program promotes smart eating over the holidays

Research studies show most adults gain some weight over the holidays. To help faculty and staff celebrate the season while still maintaining health goals, MHealthy is offering “Move, Lose & Maintain,” a healthy lifestyle program designed to keep employees moving and eating smarter into the new year.

October 21, 2013

Three U-M faculty members elected to Institute of Medicine

A leading expert on cancer genetics, a pioneering researcher who studies stressors that impact health, and the dean of the Medical School known for his research in medical education are among the newest members of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

October 21, 2013

Campus briefs

UM-Dearborn Ford Collaboratory opens (photo)

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