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March 22, 2018

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March 20, 2018

Michigan Society of Fellows names eight new members

The Michigan Society of Fellows has selected eight new fellows out of more than 900 applications to serve three-year appointments as postdoctoral scholars and assistant professors, beginning this fall.

March 19, 2018

Senate Assembly elects Conway, Lippert and Spencer to SACUA

The Senate Assembly on Monday elected three faculty members to fill seats on the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, the executive arm of the University of Michigan's central faculty governance system.

Elected to three-year terms that begin May 1 were:

March 20, 2018

Expanded resources to strengthen U-M first-year experience

The University of Michigan will make several adjustments in the coming years that build on its commitment to provide the approximately 6,600 first-year students who arrive on campus each fall with the skills and resources to be successful at U-M and beyond.

March 19, 2018

U-M, Detroit work to boost economic mobility, fight poverty

The University of Michigan and the city of Detroit are joining forces to boost economic mobility and break the cycle of poverty in Detroit.

Under the four-year agreement, U-M will provide up to $500,000 in resources each year to support action-based partnerships that pair U-M experts with city leaders.

March 19, 2018

SACUA moves to ensure regional campus representation

The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs is taking steps to add members in order to ensure the Flint and Dearborn campuses will always be represented on the executive arm of central faculty governance.

March 19, 2018

Abandoned bicycles to be removed from campus in April

The University of Michigan will begin tagging abandoned bicycles on the Ann Arbor campus for removal beginning April 3.

The U-M Grounds Department will place brightly colored tags on bikes that show signs of abandonment, such as bent rims, rusted or broken chains, deteriorated tires or frozen brakes, cables or shifters.

March 19, 2018

Computer scientist enhances health care with data

As hospitals collect more and more patient data, it can be difficult to know how to use it. Jenna Wiens wants to use computer science to transform data into actionable improvements to patient clinical care.

"The data are there. It's a matter of leveraging them and asking the right questions," she said.

March 16, 2018

Campus briefs

Kellogg patient safety program undergoes expansion

March 14, 2018

Museum acquires lifelike reconstruction of human relative

When the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History reopens in its new home about a year from now, visitors to the evolution gallery will come face to face with a life-size, hyperrealistic sculptural reconstruction of an extinct human relative that roamed southern Africa 2 million years ago.

March 15, 2018

IRWG awards 2018 graduate student fellowships

The Institute for Research on Women and Gender and the Rackham Graduate School have awarded funding to graduate students for wide-ranging projects related to women, gender and sexuality.

March 13, 2018

Faculty nominations sought for police oversight panel

Nominees are being sought to represent Faculty Senate and non-Senate positions on the U-M Police Department Oversight Committee.

The PDOC considers grievances against any police officer or the U-M Police. Its findings and recommendations are reported to the executive director of the Division of Public Safety and Security.

March 12, 2018

Charles Woodson to deliver Spring Commencement address

Charles Woodson, former Wolverine and NFL football player, Heisman Trophy winner and philanthropist, will deliver the University of Michigan's Spring Commencement address for the Ann Arbor campus April 28 at Michigan Stadium.

March 12, 2018

Where to go

Temporary locations for Student Life departments during the renovation.

Tappan Street Auxiliary Building
609 Tappan St.
Counseling & Psychological Services
Dean of Students Office
Fraternity and Sorority Life

March 12, 2018

Where to eat

Alternative locations for food during the Michigan Union renovation.

South Quad Dining

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, diners can use Blue Bucks or credit cards for meals from 10 mini-restaurants that serve everything from sushi to barbecue, to Latin and Mediterranean favorites.


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