January 22, 2021

Academics

  1. December 10, 2020

    Faculty encouraged to use student well-being statement in syllabi

    A new Syllabus Statement for Student Well-Being that is more comprehensive than the older mental health syllabus statement, and offers more campus resources to assist students is now available.

  2. December 3, 2020

    Anti-Racism Faculty Hiring Initiative selection committee named

    U-M’s Anti-Racism Faculty Hiring Initiative is moving forward with Provost Susan M. Collins naming the members of the committee who will review hiring proposals and make selections for funding for the first round of submissions.

  3. November 23, 2020

    Lab courses balance hands-on learning, safety during COVID-19

    While new U-M COVID-19 guidelines are requiring most undergraduates to study remotely for the winter semester, some classes will continue in person. Biochemistry 352 is one such class. 

  4. November 19, 2020

    Questions added to course evaluations amid ongoing pandemic

    The Office of the Provost is urging academic units to “be mindful and explicit about the context of the term,” when using fall term course evaluations in teaching personnel considerations.

  5. November 18, 2020

    Academic Innovation, Coursera seek proposals for India learners

    The Center for Academic Innovation is seeking proposals from Ann Arbor campus faculty members to develop online learning experiences to advance learning and skill development in India.

  6. November 15, 2020

    Latest state order imposes further restrictions on campus activity

    The latest state order to curb climbing rates of COVID-19 means most college and university courses must be delivered remotely starting Nov. 18. Intercollegiate athletics may continue, but without any spectators.

  7. November 13, 2020

    Ann Arbor campus students offered additional grading options

    Revisions in the grading policy for the fall 2020 and winter 2021 semesters will offer Ann Arbor campus undergraduates the choice of keeping letter grades or using Pass and No Record COVID assessments on transcripts.

  8. November 1, 2020

    Competition to help future leaders strengthen DEI skills

    WDI Publishing, the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and its Sanger Leadership Center are joining to launch the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Global Case Writing Competition.

  9. October 29, 2020

    $5M gift from Patricia W. Mitchell Trusts supports students

    A $5 million gift from the Patricia W. Mitchell Trusts will open new doors for students at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and those involved with the LEAD Scholars program at the Alumni Association.

  10. October 23, 2020

    Short, online learning opportunities focus on election

    The Center for Academic Innovation is offering three teach-outs focused on issues facing voters. They offer short, self-paced learning opportunities on current topics on the Coursera platform.