1. January 8, 2024

    Obituary — Xiaohong Xu

    Xiaohong Xu, assistant professor of sociology, died Dec. 12, 2023, at Angela Hospice near his home in Ann Arbor after a long struggle with cancer. He was 45 years old.

  2. December 13, 2023

    $3M gift establishes John H. Mitchell Professorship in Entertainment

    A $3 million gift, given by the Patricia W. Mitchell Trust, will establish the John H. Mitchell Professorship in Entertainment in LSA’s Department of Film, Television, and Media.

  3. November 27, 2023

    Angela Dillard named first vice provost for undergraduate education

    Angela D. Dillard, a longtime professor known for her dedication to undergraduate student success, has been appointed U-M’s inaugural vice provost for undergraduate education.

  4. November 17, 2023

    Expanded new multidisciplinary program welcomes 13 fellows

    U-M has welcomed 13 postdoctoral researchers as new Michigan Pioneer Fellows for a postdoctoral program that recruits and prepares early-career scientists for independent careers.

  5. November 14, 2023

    Advisory committee named to assist search for next LSA dean

    Provost Laurie K. McCauley has named a 19-member advisory committee to assist the search for the next dean of LSA to succeed Anne Curzan, who is not seeking another five-year term.

  6. November 13, 2023

    LSA international studies graduate named 2024 Rhodes Scholar

    LSA graduate Emmanuel Orozco Castellanos has been named a 2024 Rhodes Scholar, one of 32 Americans chosen to win scholarships to Oxford University.

  7. November 6, 2023

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  8. November 3, 2023

    Five from U-M named American Physical Society fellows

    Four physics researchers and one biophysicist from LSA have been elected to the American Physical Society, each from a different field within physics.

  9. November 2, 2023

    Grant to help measure public investments in emerging industries

    The Institute for Research on Innovation and Science has received a $4.5 million federal grant to study how public investments in emerging industries can impact economic development in key technological areas.

  10. October 25, 2023

    U-M study focuses on emotional expression and cultural bias

    A new study by U-M researcher Shinobu Kitayama and colleagues focuses on the emotional expression of Latin Americans, U.S. residents and Japanese.