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June 24, 2017

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June 16, 2016

Roger Cone named director of Life Sciences Institute

Roger D. Cone, Ph.D., will serve as the new Mary Sue Coleman Director of the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute, effective Sept. 1. His appointment was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.

May 19, 2016

Childhood obesity research among U-M projects in West Michigan

University of Michigan developmental psychologist Alison Miller has devoted much of her professional life to investigating health risks in young children and educating parents on how to circumvent and overcome long-lasting health and behavioral issues.

May 19, 2016

UM-Flint adds two new graduate programs

Opportunities for the University of Michigan-Flint's graduate students just got a little bigger.

The Board of Regents on Thursday approved two new graduate programs: a Master of Science in Engineering and a doctoral degree in occupational therapy.

May 19, 2016

UM-Flint adds departments to meet growth

The School of Management at the University of Michigan-Flint will expand this year with two new instructional departments: the Department of Accounting, Finance and International Business, and the Department of Management and Marketing.

The departments were approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.

May 19, 2016

Patricia Hurn named dean of the School of Nursing

Patricia D. Hurn will serve as the next dean of the University of Michigan School of Nursing, effective Aug. 1. Her five-year appointment was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.

May 19, 2016

Brighton health center to offer more than 40 medical services

The University of Michigan Health System's plans to construct a new 297,000-square-foot health center in Brighton are moving forward with the Board of Regents' approval Thursday of a schematic design and authorization to issue bids and award contracts.

May 19, 2016

Regents approve faculty promotions

The Board of Regents at its meeting Thursday approved recommendations for new appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, with tenure or promotion of faculty on the University of Michigan's Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses. The promotions are presented below in alphabetical order.

April 21, 2016

Rowley appointed AVP for research — social sciences and humanities

Stephanie J. Rowley has been appointed associate vice president for research — social sciences and humanities in the U-M Office of Research by Vice President for Research Jack Hu.

The three-year appointment, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, is effective July 1.

April 21, 2016

Lynn Videka named dean of the School of Social Work

Lynn Videka, dean and professor in the Silver School of Social Work at New York University, will serve as the next dean of the University of Michigan School of Social Work.

Her appointment, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, is effective Aug. 1 and runs through June 30, 2021. 

April 21, 2016

Thomas Finholt named dean of the School of Information

Professor Thomas A. Finholt, a member of the University of Michigan faculty since 1991, has been appointed dean of the School of Information.

His appointment, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, takes effect May 1 and runs through June 30, 2021. 

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