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December 18, 2017

Human Resources

November 16, 2017

New award recognizes positive impact made by staff members

To recognize the outstanding contributions of its staff, the University of Michigan has created the Staff Impact Awards. Created as part of the university's bicentennial celebration, the awards will honor staff, supervisors and work teams that help the university meet its missions.

October 3, 2017

Free mental health screenings available on campus Thursday

Clinical depression is a medical illness affecting more than 19 million American adults each year. Like screenings for physical illnesses, screenings for mental and emotional health are important for overall wellness.

September 25, 2017

New resources aim to simplify retirement planning for faculty, staff

The decision to retire is highly personal and can often be complex. Health care coverage, income and staying connected are some of the questions people face with retirement.

By 2021, almost 10,000 university faculty and staff will be eligible to retire.

August 14, 2017

Benefits open enrollment period set for Oct. 23-Nov. 3

Open enrollment provides an annual opportunity for faculty, staff and retirees to review and change their benefits for the following year. Open enrollment for 2018 benefits is set for Oct. 23 to Nov. 3. New rates and changes take effect Jan. 1.

August 1, 2017

Health-minded employees being sought for MHealthy Champions

MHealthy is recruiting staff and faculty members through the end of August to serve as MHealthy Champions. These volunteers help support a healthier workplace culture within their department, unit or school.

Currently, nearly 600 employees across the university's three campuses and Michigan Medicine volunteer as Champions.

July 17, 2017

U-M named 'Great College to Work For' 10th year in a row

The University of Michigan has been recognized as a great place to work by the Chronicle of Higher Education for a 10th straight year.

The university was specifically recognized for outstanding benefits and compensation, based on the results of the Chronicle's 2017 "Great Colleges to Work For" survey of faculty and staff.

May 15, 2017

Nutrition program encourages eating more fruits and vegetables

Most people know that eating plenty of vegetables and fruits is a smart idea — research shows doing so can reduce risk of heart disease and obesity, some cancers, diabetes and hypertension, among other things. Despite the benefits, many still do not get the recommended daily servings. 

April 16, 2017

GEO ratifies new three-year contract with university

Members of the Graduate Employees Organization, the union representing some graduate student employees at the University of Michigan, have ratified a new three-year contract with the university.

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