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May 20, 2019

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May 16, 2019

Campuswide series offers ways to strengthen public engagement

More than 160 faculty and staff participated in the yearlong Conceptualizing Public Engagement series, and their involvement will help shape how the University of Michigan strengthens its partnerships with audiences beyond campus.

May 16, 2019

Regents approve faculty promotions

The Board of Regents on Thursday approved recommendations for new appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, and clinical or research faculty on the University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses. The promotions are presented below by school, in alphabetical order.

May 16, 2019

Regents approve new College of Pharmacy building

The University of Michigan’s College of Pharmacy will build a new teaching and research facility to address its need to modernize and increase its physical space.

The $121 million, 130,000-square-foot building was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents. It will be built on the corner of Glen Avenue and East Huron Street.

May 16, 2019

Schematic design approved for new dance building

Plans for a new dance building within the University of Michigan’s School of Music, Theatre & Dance continue to move forward, as the Board of Regents approved the schematic design for the building Thursday.

May 16, 2019

Tisch gift strengthens UMMA exhibitions, names central gallery

Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch, a couple committed to higher education and advancing the arts, have donated more than $2.8 million to the U-M Museum of Art to enhance and develop its exhibitions program, ensuring that UMMA can continue to be a center of ambitious exhibition-making and interdisciplinary thinking.

May 16, 2019

University Record email moves to weekly summer schedule

Friday’s email edition of The University Record is the last daily edition until the start of the fall semester Sept. 3.

A weekly version will be emailed to subscribers each Wednesday during the rest of the spring and summer.

May 15, 2019

NCID mobilizes staff and faculty to address social issues

Eight new efforts supported by the National Center for Institutional Diversity will bring together University of Michigan faculty and staff this year to tackle social issues and advance diversity, equity and inclusion on campus and beyond.

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 13, 2019

Nominations sought to recognize champions of disability issues

Teaching students to program mobile apps to help people with cerebral palsy navigate campus. Designing innovative architectural solutions to facilitate better building access. Reducing stigma around seeking support for mental health among students.

May 6, 2019

Mental Health Month highlights resources, services, support

Faculty and staff struggling with life’s challenges find help at the University of Michigan, where support is available year-round on all three campuses and at Michigan Medicine.

Helping employees know about these resources is a key goal of National Mental Health Month, observed each year in May.

May 4, 2019

‘Where do you want to go?’

As she asked University of Michigan graduates how they want to shape the future, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Saturday invoked the memory of her grandmother, who witnessed 100 years of history.

May 4, 2019

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's U-M Commencement Address

President Schlissel; Provost Philbert; distinguished deans; faculty and staff; friends and family; and the amazing class of 2019: Congratulations! I am honored to celebrate with you today!

May 6, 2019

20th Road Scholars tour aims to connect U-M to state’s communities

Kamran Diba, associate professor of anesthesiology, came to U-M in mid-2017 and feels a need to get a better sense of his new home state. So he’s joining 28 other U-M faculty and staff members for the 20th Michigan Road Scholars tour running through Friday.

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