September 17, 2019

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  1. October 17, 2013

    Women and minority corporate directors lack mentoring

    As more women and minorities were welcomed on corporate boards of directors in recent decades, few have attained elite inner circle status that comes from serving on multiple boards.

  2. October 17, 2013

    University launches back-pain information website for employees

    Based on health questionnaire data, back pain is one of the top health risks for U-M faculty and staff members, with nearly 24 percent being at high risk for back pain in 2012. “Nearly all of us will experience back pain at some point in our lives,” says Dr. Dan Chapman, a physician at Occupational…
  3. October 16, 2013

    U-M professor to discuss ‘cravings’ research with the Dalai Lama

    In his exiled India home, the Dalai Lama of Tibet this month will pick University of Michigan researcher Kent Berridge’s brain about cravings.

  4. October 16, 2013

    Enrollment and freshman applications hit record at U-M Ann Arbor

    Enrollment at the Ann Arbor campus has set an all-time record for the fifth consecutive year, with 43,710 students in fall 2013, a 0.7 percent increase from the previous year. Undergraduate enrollment grew by 1.1 percent, and the number of graduate/professional students fell by 0.1 percent. Freshman applications were up 10 percent, to a record 46,813.

  5. October 16, 2013

    Applicants sought for President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

    Applications are being accepted through Nov. 1 for the third year of the U-M President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

  6. October 15, 2013

    ‘Open innovation’ battery lab established at U-M with Ford, MEDC

    A unique $8 million battery lab at the University of Michigan will enable industry and university researchers to collaborate on developing cheaper and longer lasting energy-storage devices in the heart of the U.S. auto industry. 

  7. October 15, 2013

    Campus community can register electronics during Techno Tuesdays

    Students, faculty and staff can register their laptops and other electronics in person with the U-M Police on Techno Tuesdays in October. The first such event is today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.at Haven Hall. Other Techno Tuesdays will be Oct. 22 and 29.

  8. October 15, 2013

    School of Kinesiology launches new health and fitness major

    University of Michigan undergraduates interested in the School of Kinesiology can now choose a health and fitness major, new this year and highly relevant in this age of health, wellness and physical activity.

  9. October 15, 2013

    Telling consumers about ‘green’ credentials can backfire

    Recent research from the Stephen M. Ross School of business illustrates the inherent dangers present when an environmentally responsible company such S. C. Johnson attempts to communicate the virtues of its ingredients and methods to a skeptical consumer base.

  10. October 14, 2013

    Affordable Care Act unlikely to push employers to drop health insurance coverage

    In the race for the best workers, small firms have always been at a bit of a competitive disadvantage when it comes to benefits they can offer. The Affordable Care Act is expected to change that, a U-M researcher says.