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July 18, 2019

Campus News

July 15, 2019

DPSS concludes Michigan Medicine incident not a hate crime

Following an extensive investigation, the University of Michigan’s Division of Public Safety and Security has concluded that the rope resembling a noose found at University Hospital was not the result of a hate crime.

July 15, 2019

Campus briefs

Diag stone repairs to improve area around bronze ‘M’

July 10, 2019

Diag stone repairs to improve area around iconic bronze ‘M’

A treasured symbol on the University of Michigan’s Central Campus is getting a makeover just in time for the fall semester.

With the help of donor funds, a construction project is underway to replace the existing stone surrounding the bronze ‘M’ on the Diag.

July 10, 2019

Ann Arbor Art Fair heading to town July 18-21

Art lovers will wind through downtown Ann Arbor and parts of the U-M campus later this month during the four-day Ann Arbor Art Fair.

The festival, which runs July 18-21, consists of four fairs in one event:

• The Original Ann Arbor Street Art Fair (on East Washington Street, North University Avenue and Ingalls Mall).

July 9, 2019

Heather Bruegel elected to police oversight panel

Heather Bruegel, a registered nurse at University Hospital, has been elected as the bargained-for staff representative to the Police Department Oversight Committee for the two-year term that began July 1.

The committee receives and makes recommendations regarding grievances against any police officer deputized by the university.

July 9, 2019

Five from U-M win PECASE awards for research contributions

Five University of Michigan researchers have received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor the United States government bestows on scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers.

July 3, 2019

Biosciences Initiative announces funding through new Ideas Lab

The university’s Biosciences Initiative is launching Ideas Lab, its latest funding opportunity based on critical pillars for advancing discovery — high-risk, high-reward research, and freedom to pursue big ideas and multidisciplinary collaborations.

July 1, 2019

Jenna Wiens named new Precision Health co-director

Precision Health at the University of Michigan has announced that Jenna Wiens, assistant professor of computer science and engineering in the College of Engineering, will become a co-director effective Sept. 1.

June 24, 2019

Campus briefs

C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital ranks among best in nation

June 20, 2019

UM-Flint budget focuses on academic priorities, access, transparency

The budget for the upcoming year at UM-Flint focuses on the university’s top priorities: supporting academic priorities, ensuring access and student support, and increasing cost transparency.

The $117.6 million general fund budget, approved June 20 by the Board of Regents, outlines spending for the 2020 fiscal year that begins July 1.

June 20, 2019

$10M estate gift to support efforts at LSA, Ross School of Business

The Patricia W. Mitchell Trusts have made a combined $50 million gift to three universities, including the University of Michigan, to ensure that future generations of students will be prepared creatively, financially and ethically to lead the industries that will comprise the media landscape of the future.

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