October 3, 2019
2019 Leadership BreakfastRead the full text of Schlissel’s remarks
Speaking at his annual Leadership Breakfast, President Mark Schlissel outlined new initiatives and projects that U-M will undertake in the coming years. He also updated the audience about a variety of ongoing developments. This is the full video of his adddress.
October 2, 2019
Sexual misconduct resourcesRead more about sexual misconduct resources
The university is continuing the ongoing process of making the campus community aware of issues and resources surrounding sexual and gender-based harassment and misconduct. Employees who have not yet completed a mandatory online training module have until Dec. 31 to do so. In this video, U-M staff who deal with harassment and misconduct discuss the resources available to help faculty and staff understand their rights and options.
October 1, 2019
Time for flu shotsRead more about flu vaccination options
Flu shot clinics are underway for U-M faculty, staff, students, retirees, spouses and other qualified adults. President Mark Schlissel and Provost Martin Philbert recently received their annual vaccination from Meredith McGill of Michigan Visiting Nurses. Here’s a list of clinics for Michigan Medicine employees as well as non-Michigan Medicine faculty and staff at the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses. (Photo by Roger Hart, Michigan Photography)
September 30, 2019
2019 DEI SummitRead more about the 2019 DEI Summit
Following the launch of the five-year DEI Strategic Plan in 2016, U-M began hosting the DEI Summit each year to provide updated information and transparency in this process. In this video, faculty, staff and students speak to the importance of the 2019 DEI Summit, which lasts the month of October and includes a campuswide community assembly, a keynote speaker, and numerous school, college and unit events across campus.
September 27, 2019
Mott milestoneRead more about pediatric medicine at U-M over the years.
A nurse at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital shows off state-of-the-art medical equipment when it opened 50 years ago this month. The U-M hospital was created thanks in part to a $6.5 million grant from the foundation led by Charles Stewart Mott, a philanthropist, co-founder of General Motors and former mayor of Flint. Click the photo to view more images of pediatric medicine at U-M over the years.
September 25, 2019
Sound supportRead more about Rhys’ hearing journey
When Rhys Craker was diagnosed as deaf as a baby, he received a cochlear implant at U-M to help him hear. That was just the beginning of his hearing journey. His family was connected with the Sound Support program to help him adjust to sound and learn how to listen and speak. He is now 10 years old and thriving at home and school thanks to the program’s strong partnership with his family and teachers, as shown in this video.
September 24, 2019
Employee art exhibitRead more about the exhibit
These two pieces by Neeru Choudhary, a registered nurse for Michigan Medicine, are part of Michigan Medicine’s 32nd annual Gifts of Art Employee Art Appreciation exhibit. It features 84 pieces created by 57 faculty, staff, students, volunteers and family members. The exhibit is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily on the first floor of the Taubman Center. It culminates with a reception from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 30 at the gallery, where Best in Show and other awards — including a People’s Choice Award — will be presented. Visit the exhibit to vote for the People’s Choice Award.
September 22, 2019
Being well in the Big HouseView more photos from Be Well in the Big House
About 1,500 faculty and staff turned out Sept. 20 for MHealthy’s annual Be Well in the Big House event. This yoga class was among the football drills, yoga, Zumba and strength training classes that took place on on the Michigan Stadium field, while cardio drumming, meditation and other health- and wellness-related activities happened on the concourse. (Photos by Austin Thomason, Michigan Photography)
September 19, 2019
Party for the planetView more images from EarthFest
Chad Machinski, a woody-plant technician at the Matthaei Botanical Garden, hands a young succulent plant to a student. At left is Emily Lilla, a natural-areas technician at Matthaei. Their table was one of many that dotted the Diag on Sept. 19 for the annual EarthFest celebration, which is designed to engage, entertain, and educate U-M students, faculty and staff on all aspects of sustainability. (Photo by Roger Hart, Michigan Photography)
September 19, 2019
A new vision for graduate educationRead more about the Strategic Vision for Graduate Education
Rackham Graduate School Dean Mike Solomon launched a multiyear plan that outlines goals and objectives to reimagine graduate education at U-M during a symposium Sept. 18 at the Rackham Amphitheatre. (Photo by Jameson Staneluis, Rackham Graduate School)