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  1. October 7, 2013

    New committee to suggest changes to retirement savings, retiree health benefits

    University leaders have appointed a faculty-led committee to propose ways to reduce the cost of U-M’s retirement savings plan.

  2. October 7, 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. The reason is simple, according to research from James Westphal, professor of strategy at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business. “Women and minorities face a…
  3. October 7, 2013

    U-M solar car: Reliable, in the race

    The 2013 U-M solar car, Generation, is competing this week against 25 others from across the globe in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia.

  4. October 7, 2013

    Accolades

    The membership of EDUCAUSE, an association that seeks to advance higher education through the use of information technology, has elected to its board Laura Patterson, chief information officer for the University of Michigan and associate vice president for Information and Technology Services. She will serve a four-year term starting this month.
  5. October 7, 2013

    U-M offers depression screenings Thursday

    Depression affects approximately one in 10 adults in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  6. October 7, 2013

    Photo: “Mike Kelley (1954-2012) Tribute and Screening”

    The Penny W. Stamps Speaker Series presents “Mike Kelley (1954-2012) Tribute and Screening” at 5:10 p.m. (part one) and 7:17 p.m. (part two), Oct. 10. The videos celebrate Stamps School of Art & Design graduate Kelley, who introduced a Detroit sensibility to the international art world. Photo courtesy Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts.
  7. October 7, 2013

    Greden to receive 2013 James T. Neubacher Award

    The university’s Council for Disability Concerns has announced that Dr. John F. Greden will receive the 2013 James T. Neubacher Award.

  8. October 7, 2013

    Search for new UM-Flint chancellor underway

    The search for the next University of Michigan-Flint chancellor is now fully underway. Applications are being accepted and email nominations are encouraged at umichiganflint-chancellor@kornferry.com

  9. October 7, 2013

    Coleman to speak at Leadership Breakfast

    President Mary Sue Coleman will outline a variety of activities guiding the university in the coming months when she speaks at her annual Leadership Breakfast on Tuesday. Topics will include the upcoming Victors for Michigan fundraising campaign, global collaborations, and bold ideas such as the MCubed research-funding initiative. The talk begins at 8:15 a.m. and…
  10. October 7, 2013

    U-M to increase number of hybrid buses

    Campus commuters will have a greater chance of riding a hybrid bus as three more diesel-electric buses join the U-M Ann Arbor fleet this month. This brings the number of hybrid buses on campus to 10. The new vehicles will replace current university buses that run on diesel fuel. There are 58 buses in the…