January 20, 2021

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  1. January 19, 2021

    Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prizes nominations due Feb. 1

    Nominations for the 2021 Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prize will be accepted through Feb. 1 from students, faculty, graduate student instructors, department chairs, directors, deans and staff members.

  2. January 19, 2021

    U-M’s United Way campaign raises more than $1.2 million

    U-M’s 2020 United Way employee giving campaign has surpassed its stated goal and raised more than $1.2 million thanks to the generosity of faculty, staff and retirees.

  3. January 18, 2021

    Keynote speakers praise MLK’s fearlessness and perseverance

    During U-M’s 2021 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium keynote lecture, Gloria House and Malik Yakini praised King’s fearlessness and perseverance, and said his message continues to resonate today.

  4. January 18, 2021

    Biden’s inauguration speech to set the tone for new leadership

    In his inaugural address Jan. 20, a newly sworn-in President Joe Biden seeks to unite the country in the backdrop of a global pandemic, racial tensions and the second impeachment of his predecessor.

  5. January 18, 2021

    University names 2021-22 Interprofessional Leadership Fellows

    The sixth cohort of U-M’s Interprofessional Leadership Fellows program will undertake team projects that center predominantly on interprofessional education in experiential settings.

  6. January 18, 2021

    Assistant professor recalls ‘Jeopardy!’ experience

    Ian Shin, assistant professor of history and American culture in LSA, appeared on “Jeopardy!” in 2017 and finished second. Shin fondly recalls his time with longtime “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek, who died of pancreatic cancer Nov. 8, 2020.

  7. January 18, 2021

    This Week in U-M History — Jan. 18-24

    On Jan. 20, 1967, the university kicked off its yearlong sesquicentennial celebration with a luncheon, speeches and historic photos. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of Jan. 18-24.

  8. January 18, 2021

    Obituary — James Renick

    Former UM-Dearborn chancellor James Renick was a leader who noticed when people went above and beyond. Renick, who served as chancellor from January 1993 through July 1999, died Jan. 3 at the age of 72.

  9. January 18, 2021

    Police Beat — Jan. 18, 2021

    Roundup of crimes reported on and around the University of Michigan campus.

  10. January 18, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.