November 27, 2020

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  1. November 24, 2020

    Eight U-M scientists, engineers named 2020 AAAS fellows

    Eight U-M faculty members have been elected 2020 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The U-M researchers are among 489 newly elected fellows announced by AAAS.

  2. November 24, 2020

    Board of Regents to meet publicly online Dec. 3

    The Board of Regents is scheduled to meet virtually at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 3, consistent with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive directive regarding public meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  3. November 23, 2020

    LSA senior Amytess Girgis named 2021 Rhodes Scholar

    Amytess Girgis of Grand Rapids, a U-M senior in LSA studying political science, has been named a 2021 Rhodes Scholar, one of 32 Americans to win a scholarship to Oxford University.

  4. November 23, 2020

    Healthy Holidays virtual event promotes sustainability, wellness

    Members of the university community are invited to Healthy Holidays, a virtual open house focused on sustainability and wellness scheduled for noon-1 p.m. Dec. 1.

  5. November 23, 2020

    U-M planning to retire BlueJeans videoconferencing May 1

    U-M will retire the BlueJeans videoconferencing platform across all of its campuses by May, as BlueJeans has experienced a significant falloff in use that corresponds with growth of the Zoom platform.

  6. November 23, 2020

    Lab courses balance hands-on learning, safety during COVID-19

    While new U-M COVID-19 guidelines are requiring most undergraduates to study remotely for the winter semester, some classes will continue in person. Biochemistry 352 is one such class. 

  7. November 23, 2020

    Nominations sought for president’s international education award

    In celebration of International Education Week, the Office of the President is seeking nominations for the President’s Award for Distinguished Service in International Education.

  8. November 23, 2020

    Majority of Detroiters unlikely to get COVID-19 vaccine

    Sixty-one percent of Detroiters say they are unlikely or very unlikely to get a government-approved COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available, according to U-M’s Detroit Metro Area Communities Study.

  9. November 23, 2020

    UM-Dearborn associate librarian cooks with multicultural inspiration

    Monica Adams, head of user services at UM-Dearborn’s Mardigian Library, has found more time to cook a variety of cuisine from all over the world during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  10. November 23, 2020

    This Week in U-M History — Nov. 23-29

    On Nov. 25, 1952, university cooks prepared turkeys to serve to students staying on campus. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of Nov. 23-29.