In a message to the U-M community Monday, President Mark Schlissel praised students and other community members for their quick reaction to the initial reports of possible gunfire on campus March 16, and pledged the university was carefully examining all aspects of the emergency alert process.
President Mark Schlissel is recommending to the Board of Regents that the University of Michigan award four honorary degrees at its commencement ceremony on May 4 at Michigan Stadium.
This year’s recommended recipients are:
The University of Michigan’s Ethics, Integrity and Compliance website makes it easier to learn about compliance activities across the university and to report concerns through the existing compliance hotline.
When Anne McNeil attended an American Chemical Society conference a couple years ago, she was surprised to find a symposium in her field with no invited women speakers. Less than a month later, another symposium was announced, and again no women were listed as keynote speakers.
An event celebrating public engagement at the University of Michigan showcased the momentum among faculty making an impact outside academia, and explored ways to support and encourage more to participate.
A lawsuit alleging Harvard University intentionally discriminates against Asian-American applicants shines a light on the increasingly frenzied admissions processes at elite universities, said Julie J. Park, associate professor of education at the University of Maryland, College Park.
College of Pharmacy to host safe medication disposal event
With 63 volunteers around the world, the University of Michigan is ranked fourth among large universities for producing the most Peace Corps volunteers for 2019.
The Senate Assembly on Monday elected three faculty members to 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:
The tracking list goes something like this: 540 windows, 1,150 individual sashes, 5,218 leaded glass panels and 21,528 individual pieces of glass.
That’s what Full Spectrum Stained Glass, a Colon, Michigan-based restoration company, is working with to fully restore the historic century-old windows of the Michigan Union.
The Michigan Society of Fellows has selected six new fellows from nearly 900 applications to serve three-year appointments as postdoctoral scholars and assistant professors, beginning this fall.
The fellows were chosen for the importance and quality of their scholarship and for their interest in interdisciplinary work.
From searching for abandoned instruments to collaborating with community partners and foundations, Victoria Bigelow has made it her mission to bring music back to Flint students.
Bigelow, who works as an evaluation coordinator at the School of Education, began her work in Flint when she was a U-M postdoctoral scholar in 2014.
Army-Navy wheelchair basketball game set for March 30
Michigan Radio recently received the Jack R. Howard Award for Radio/Podcast In-Depth Coverage from the Scripps Howard Foundation for its “Believed” podcast series. The Scripps Howard Awards are one of the nation’s most prestigious American journalism competitions.
While some industrial sectors are making clear strides toward a cleaner world, others are not moving fast enough to adequately slow the global temperature increase, international climate leader Christiana Figueres said Thursday in delivering the 2019 Peter M. Wege Lecture on Sustainability.
Mark Conger, a lecturer in the LSA Comprehensive Studies Program, has been selected to receive this year’s Golden Apple Award in recognition of his outstanding commitment to students.
President Mark Schlissel told a Washington, D.C., audience Wednesday that the university is working hard to assure access for students, regardless of their economic circumstances.
The University of Michigan President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality conducted its first public town hall meeting Monday, updating the campus community on progress, welcoming input, and laying the foundation for future public engagement by the commission.
University of Michigan graduate programs received high rankings as part of U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 “Best Graduate Schools” list released Tuesday.
The University of Michigan has joined the Public Interest Technology University Network, a new partnership of 21 colleges and universities dedicated to building the nascent field of public interest technology and growing a new generation of civic-minded technologists.