February 20, 2020

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  1. February 20, 2020

    Days of Opportunity helps faculty promote research to public

    Days of Opportunity was created by UMSocial to promote public engagement by faculty members and enhance awareness of how their research can make a difference beyond campus.

  2. February 19, 2020

    Takeaways from UM-Dearborn’s strategic planning process so far

    UM-Dearborn has summarized some of the major themes being explored by working groups as part of its strategic planning process to build a vision for the next decade and beyond.

  3. February 19, 2020

    Patients of late U-M campus physician asked to call hotline

    The university is asking any former patients of the late U-M physician Robert E. Anderson who believe they were subjected to sexual misconduct during a medical exam to contact the U-M Compliance Hotline.

  4. February 19, 2020

    International travelers reminded to register trips in U-M system

    With peak travel season approaching, U-M community members are reminded to record their international travel plans using the university’s secure registry for faculty, staff, students and sponsored affiliates.

  5. February 17, 2020

    Town hall highlights best practices for international engagement

    U-M is taking steps to strengthen transparency and streamline the reporting processes around international engagement, including efforts to centralize disclosure procedures and develop a compliance auditing system.

  6. February 17, 2020

    Leftover FSA money can be spent until March 15

    U-M employees who have money remaining in their 2019 Health Care Flexible Spending Account have until March 15 to incur eligible expenses and spend down their 2019 FSA balance.

  7. February 17, 2020

    Tips for extending the lifetime of lithium-ion batteries

    U-M researchers developed a list of nine best practices for lithium-ion battery lifetime extension after examining academic papers and manufacturers’ user manuals and customer-support websites.

  8. February 17, 2020

    Russel Lecture: Fighting climate change with organic electronics

    Stephen Forrest, a U-M faculty member whose breakthroughs in semiconductors contributed to today’s display technology and lighting, will give the Henry Russel Lecture on Feb. 27.

  9. February 17, 2020

    Love matters: How parents’ love shapes children’s lives

    A new study co-authored by U-M and using unique data from families in Nepal shows that when spouses love each other, children stay in school longer and marry later in life.

  10. February 17, 2020

    Professor takes on global mission to improve CF treatment

    Samya Nasr, director of the Cystic Fibrosis Center and a professor of pediatrics, is leading a team of volunteer staff and physicians dedicated to improving CF care around the world.