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June 18, 2015

Economist David Lam will lead Institute for Social Research

David A. Lam, one of the world's leading scholars in economic demography, is the new director of the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research.

Lam currently is the chair of the Department of Economics and a professor of economics with tenure in LSA.

June 18, 2015

Regents Roundup — June 2015

The following items were approved by the Board of Regents on Thursday.

Ann Arbor campus Faculty appointments and promotions with tenure

Anthony G. Hudetz, professor of anesthesiology, Medical School, effective July 1.

May 21, 2015

Regents approve faculty promotions

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

April 16, 2015

Regents 'deeply disappointed' by aggressive protesters

Note: This story has been edited to add details from the protest.

Members of the University of Michigan's governing board spoke out against a protest that disrupted the start of Thursday's Board of Regents meeting in the Michigan Union, calling it misguided and damaging to the cause of the protesters.

April 16, 2015

UMHS launches $160M project to improve lab tests for patients

Millions of times a year, teams at the U-M Health System test samples of tissue, blood and other bodily fluids for patients of all ages. The results can reveal risks or signs of disease — or response to treatment — and help make a major difference in doctors' decisions.

April 16, 2015

High-tech robotics center coming to North Campus

A $54 million robotics center at the University of Michigan will help advance the field as researchers say it's reaching a tipping point — poised to deliver autonomous technologies that are woven into our everyday lives.

The Board of Regents approved the College of Engineering's new robotics building project Thursday.

April 16, 2015

Cancer researcher named Life Sciences Institute interim director

Dr. Stephen J. Weiss, a medical researcher who has focused his efforts on understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying the ways in which cancer cells invade tissues and metastasize, will become interim director of the university's Life Sciences Institute.

March 19, 2015

University aims to make Grove a North Campus destination

The four-acre lawn at the center of North Campus will be renovated this summer with the goal of transforming it from a space people pass through into one where they linger and connect.

The Board of Regents on Thursday approved the design for the $6.9 million Eda U. Gerstacker Grove project. The Grove will include:

March 19, 2015

Regents approve renovations, expansion at NCRB

In a continued effort to renew campus recreational sports facilities, the North Campus Recreation Building will be the next facility to undergo renovations. The Board of Regents on Thursday approved the comprehensive expansion and renovation of the NCRB.

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