October 19, 2019

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  1. October 17, 2013

    New ways to assist a potential ‘lost generation’ of young scientists

    With federal research cutbacks and sequestration casting a shadow on the plans for today’s researchers-in-training, the Medical School has created new programs to help biomedical graduate students and postdoctoral fellows understand the many career paths available to them.

  2. October 17, 2013

    Brain releases natural painkillers during social rejection, U-M study finds

    “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me,” goes the playground rhyme that’s supposed to help children endure taunts from classmates. But a new study suggests that there’s more going on inside our brains when someone snubs us — and that the brain may have its own way of easing social pain.

  3. October 17, 2013

    Field hockey team to honor late coach Phyllis Ocker

    The University of Michigan field hockey team will honor former Wolverine coach and U-M women’s athletics pioneer Phyllis Ocker with a commemorative patch affixed on their uniforms for the remainder of the 2013 season.

  4. October 17, 2013

    Massive DNA study points to new heart drug targets

    A global hunt for genes that influence heart disease risk has uncovered 157 changes in human DNA that alter the levels of cholesterol and other blood fats — a discovery that could lead to new medications.

  5. October 17, 2013

    U-M’s United Way campaign now underway

    The 2013 U-M United Way Charitable Giving Campaign that kicked off Oct. 14 by reaching out to U-M staff via e-mail and campus mail is off to a great start, organizers say.

  6. October 17, 2013

    U-M study: Will health insurance expansion cut ER use?

    As the nation’s health care system prepares for uninsured Americans to gain health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, a question hangs over crowded hospital emergency departments: Will the newly insured make fewer ER visits than they do today?

  7. October 17, 2013

    School of Information dean and wife pledge $2.5M gift to U-M

    School of Information dean Jeffrey MacKie-Mason and his wife, Janet Netz, have committed to a gift of $2.5 million to the school. The gift is among the largest made by a dean at the University of Michigan to his or her school or college.

  8. 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.

  9. 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…
  10. 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.