March 02, 2021

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  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

    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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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. 

  10. October 14, 2013

    Five nominated for Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell scholarships

    The Provost’s Council on Student Honors has nominated five students for the prestigious Rhodes, Marshall and Mitchell scholarships.