January 20, 2020

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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?

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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…
  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.