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June 19, 2018

Campus News

June 19, 2018

M Farmers Markets offer farm-to-table shopping on campus

With more than 12 locations across campus in 2018, M Farmers Markets are making it easy to access fresh produce straight from local farms.

On most weekdays through the fall, fruits, vegetables, flowers, patio pots and other farm products are available at an affordable price at locations on or near campus.

June 18, 2018

Winning departments selected for 2018 Ergonomics Awards

More than a dozen university areas were recognized with MHealthy Ergonomics Department Awards for implementing ergonomic solutions in their workplaces.

Winning areas have reduced risk factors and reduced or prevented employee discomfort by adding or modifying equipment or redesigning work processes.

June 12, 2018

Legislature approves 2 percent boost to higher-ed funding

State funding for Michigan’s 15 public universities will increase by 2 percent under a fiscal year 2019 budget the state Legislature approved Tuesday.

The increase will bring total operating funds for state universities to more than $1.5 billion in fiscal year beginning Oct. 1. The budget now goes to Gov. Rick Snyder to sign.

June 12, 2018

New location set for June Board of Regents meeting

The University of Michigan Board of Regents will conduct its monthly meeting June 21 at the Richard L. Postma Family Clubhouse at the U-M Golf Course located across from Crisler Center. The June meeting will begin at 3 p.m.

June 11, 2018

Third Century Initiative changing culture for teaching, learning

A comprehensive look at the teaching and learning program of the University of Michigan Third Century Initiative shows a changed U-M culture around engaged learning. The initiative was a $50 million project to transform teaching and scholarship at the university.

June 11, 2018

Film scholar devotes career to music

One of the flagship scholars of her field, Caryl Flinn has devoted her career to studying film music.

"I was always taken by the difficulty in describing the powerful effect of background music and how it enhances your experience of a film," she said.

June 11, 2018

Campus briefs

Bloom season underway at the Arb's historic peony garden

June 7, 2018

University community names four peregrine falcon chicks

Four peregrine falcon chicks that recently hatched in a nesting box on the roof of North Quad have new names: Betsy, Bursley, Mojo and Markley.

The four names represent residence halls on the University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor campus: Betsy Barbour Residence, Bursley Hall, Mosher-Jordan Hall and Mary Markley Hall.

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