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April 28, 2017


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.

February 19, 2015

Dr. Theodore Lawrence to direct Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dr. Theodore S. Lawrence, has been named the director of the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The Board of Regents approved the appointment Thursday. Lawrence succeeds Dr. Max S. Wicha, who founded the center 27 years ago.

February 19, 2015

Regents OK schematic for Intramural Sports Building renovation

The Intramural Sports Building, the oldest university recreational sports facility in the country, will get much-needed updates to its critical infrastructure, along with renovations that will enable the building to deliver on the recreational needs of new generations of users.

February 19, 2015

Chemistry professor will become next Rackham dean

Carol Fierke, professor and chair of the Department of Chemistry, will serve as dean of the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies and vice provost for academic affairs-graduate studies beginning Sept. 1.

February 15, 2015

Kevin Hegarty appointed executive VP and chief financial officer

This article has been updated with information from the Feb. 19 Board of Regents meeting.

Kevin P. Hegarty, a longtime financial leader at the University of Texas at Austin, has been appointed U-M's next executive vice president and chief financial officer.

December 18, 2014

Capital outlay requests submitted to the state

The U-M Ann Arbor, Flint and Dearborn campuses each submitted requests for capital funding and a five-year capital plan to the State of Michigan.

When a project is made possible through capital outlay funding, the cost is allocated between the university and the State of Michigan.

December 18, 2014

Martha Pollack will serve an additional three years as U-M provost

Martha E. Pollack, the university's provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, will serve in that role through June 30, 2018. The extension of her appointment for an additional three years was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.


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