Welcome back! Tips and updates for a new academic year


The campus again is buzzing with anticipation as a new year of teaching, learning and U-M experiences begins. The Record has put together a special section welcoming back faculty and staff for the 2019-20 academic year.

Thriving in the workplace: Maintaining well-being at work

While faculty and staff at the University of Michigan work every day to promote scholarship and learning, employees can take advantage of several university programs to nurture their careers, health and emotional well-being.

New faces: Meet some of the university’s new faculty and staff

The Record introduces you to eight new faculty and staff members who talk about why they came to U-M and what they’re excited about. 

Landscape analysis: A look at construction projects across campus

Like scores of students crossing the Diag, construction is a familiar friend across campus. Take a look at some of the major projects filling the various corners of U-M.

Passion projects: How schools and colleges plan to shape their year

From planning new facilities to launching public engagement initiatives, U-M’s 19 schools and colleges have a wide variety of plans to further research, enhance learning and impact society.

Q&A: SACUA chair outlines priorities for faculty governance

Joy Beatty, chair of the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, discusses the central faculty governance system and its role in the university decision-making process.


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