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July 22, 2019

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July 15, 2019

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Diag stone repairs to improve area around bronze ‘M’

July 9, 2019

Five from U-M win PECASE awards for research contributions

Five University of Michigan researchers have received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor the United States government bestows on scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers.

June 20, 2019

$10M estate gift to support efforts at LSA, Ross School of Business

The Patricia W. Mitchell Trusts have made a combined $50 million gift to three universities, including the University of Michigan, to ensure that future generations of students will be prepared creatively, financially and ethically to lead the industries that will comprise the media landscape of the future.

June 20, 2019

Anne Curzan to become dean of LSA effective Sept. 1

Anne Curzan, associate dean for the humanities and a recognized expert in language and linguistics, has been appointed dean of LSA, the University of Michigan’s largest academic unit.

Her appointment, approved June 20 by the Board of Regents, is effective Sept. 1 and runs through June 30, 2024.

April 30, 2019

Two U-M professors elected to National Academy of Sciences

Two University of Michigan faculty members — a mathematician and an environmental policy expert — have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest distinctions for a scientist or engineer in the United States.

April 22, 2019

LSA senior works to serve needs of LGBTQ population

Once Kalei Glozier took psychology courses at U-M, he discovered his passion for the field.

Originally a pre-pharmacy and pre-med student, Glozier said he became interested in wellness from a different angle.

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:

February 19, 2019

Three U-M researchers chosen for Sloan Foundation fellowships

Three University of Michigan researchers, whose fields include computer science, chemistry and neuroscience, have been named 2019 Sloan Research Fellows, a group of 126 early-career scholars recognized by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

February 4, 2019

Sanford to explain new ways to make molecules

For the past decade, LSA chemistry professor Melanie S. Sanford has worked to develop greener and more efficient approaches to chemical synthesis — a process integral to nearly every product we interact with in our daily lives, from plastics to fuels.

January 21, 2019

Professor’s work focuses on molecules key to curing diseases

Growing up in Germany, Nils G. Walter formed a positive, but secondhand, impression of the United States.

His father had been a prisoner of war in Texas who often told Walter about the kindness of Americans and T-bone steaks the size of dinner plates.

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