October 19, 2019

Campus News

  1. October 17, 2019

    Regents Roundup — October 2019

    Other items approved by the Board of Regents at its meeting Oct. 17.

  2. October 17, 2019

    Regents approve renovations to Biomedical Engineering Building

    The first floor of the College of Engineering’s Lurie Biomedical Engineering Building will receive new state-of-the-art design, innovation and prototyping spaces.

  3. October 17, 2019

    New investment fund to offer early-stage capital for U-M startups

    U-M Tech Transfer, the unit responsible for commercializing university research and innovations, will create the Accelerate Blue Fund to provide seed capital to nascent U-M startup companies.

  4. October 17, 2019

    U-M endowment up $500M after another strong year

    The value of U-M’s endowment rose to $12.4 billion, and its 20-year annualized return of 9.2 percent ranks U-M in the top decile for long-term investment performance among university endowments.

  5. October 17, 2019

    Valeria Bertacco appointed vice provost for engaged learning

    Valeria Bertacco has been appointed vice provost for engaged learning. Her three-year appointment approved by the Board of Regents is effective Oct. 21, and she will succeed James Holloway.

  6. October 17, 2019

    Food, retail partners announced for renovated Michigan Union

    U-M students, staff, faculty and community members can try several new retail and restaurant outlets as well as welcome back some favorites when the renovated Michigan Union reopens.

  7. October 17, 2019

    Solar Car Team finishes third in Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

    The U-M Solar Car team and its vehicle, Electrum, took third place at this year’s Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia, the only American team among more than 40 contenders to cross the finish line.

  8. October 16, 2019

    U-M matches school-record Graduation Success Rate in NCAA report

    U-M matched a school record for its Graduation Success Rate in the NCAA’s 2019 GSR and Federal Graduation Rate reports, which are released annually for all Division I institutions.

  9. October 15, 2019

    U-M drafts umbrella sexual, gender-based misconduct policy for all campuses

    The university has released a draft umbrella policy for addressing sexual and gender-based misconduct that would apply to students, faculty, staff and third parties on the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses.

  10. October 15, 2019

    Student survey on sexual misconduct provides new knowledge

    The latest survey of students at U-M’s Ann Arbor campus regarding sexual misconduct provides new knowledge on nonconsensual experiences before students arrive on campus, and measures changes in its prevalence at U-M and which groups are most at-risk.