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June 17, 2019

awards

May 13, 2019

Staff celebrated for impact, innovation at U-M and beyond

Founding an international professional organization. Doubling student voter turnout. Creating a model of workplace flexibility. Teaching thousands of middle school students how to live healthy lives.

These are a few of the remarkable accomplishments of the 2019 University of Michigan Staff Impact Award recipients.

May 6, 2019

Accolades — May 2019

Wilbur W.C. Bigelow, emeritus professor of materials science and engineering, will be conducted into the Class of 2019 Fellows of the Microscopy Society of America.

April 26, 2019

Five faculty projects awarded Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prize

Five faculty projects are being honored with the 11th annual Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prize for their innovative approaches to improving student learning,.

The projects are led by Matthew Diemer, August Evrard, Elisabeth Gerber, Anne Ruggles Gere, Ginger Shultz, Eric Svaan and Stephanie Tharp.

April 10, 2019

Three U-M professors awarded prestigious Guggenheim Fellowships

Three University of Michigan researchers have been named 2019 Guggenheim Fellows by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, chosen from a pool of nearly 3,000 applicants.

The U-M recipients, who are among 168 scholars, artists and writers appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, are:

March 25, 2019

Campus briefs

College of Pharmacy to host safe medication disposal event

February 12, 2019

Three from U-M inducted into National Academy of Engineering

Three University of Michigan engineering professors have been inducted into the National Academy of Engineering, one of the profession’s highest honors.

They are among the 86 U.S. and 14 foreign members announced this month, and bring the total NAE membership at U-M to 33.

The new U-M members are:

January 15, 2019

Three named Collegiate Lecturers for 2018-19

Three lecturers have been honored for outstanding contributions to instruction as the 2018-19 Collegiate Lecturers, a title the three will retain throughout their careers at the university.

November 5, 2018

Nominees sought for Goddard Power and Dumas awards

The Academic Women’s Caucus is accepting nominations from the university community for the 2018-19 Sarah Goddard Power Award and Rhetaugh G. Dumas Progress in Diversifying Award.

Nominations for both awards are due Nov. 26.

April 26, 2018

Political scientist Yuen Yuen Ang named Carnegie Fellow

Yuen Yuen Ang, associate professor of political science, is among 31 recipients of the Andrew Carnegie Fellowship.

The fellowship carries a $200,000 stipend, making it possible for recipients to devote up to two years to significant research and writing.

April 19, 2018

Anne Gere honored as a Michigan Professor of the Year

The Michigan Association of State Universities has named Anne Ruggles Gere, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and director of the Sweetland Center for Writing, as a Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year.

April 10, 2018

Golden Apple lecturer details political power of optimism

During her "ideal last lecture," Golden Apple Award recipient Sandra Levitsky discussed her road to becoming a teacher, described the underlying optimism behind the study of sociology, and emphasized how using one's voice to promote social change is a politically powerful form of optimism.

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