May 24, 2020

Campus News

  1. May 21, 2020

    Regents approve overhaul of dismissal policies for tenured faculty

    The Board of Regents have revised two Regents’ Bylaws to streamline policies governing the dismissal of tenured faculty. Changes affect procedures for dismissal, demotion or terminal appointment, and severance pay.

  2. May 21, 2020

    Regents Roundup — May 2020

    Other items approved by the Board of Regents at its May 21 meeting.

  3. May 21, 2020

    Regents approve faculty promotions

    The Board of Regents approved recommendations for new appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, and received a report of clinical or research faculty promotions.

  4. May 21, 2020

    Record email, print editions to reduce publication for summer

    The Record’s print and email editions are shifting to a reduced summer schedule. Starting next week, the email will be sent weekly, with print editions scheduled for June 8 and 22, July 20 and Aug. 10.

  5. May 21, 2020

    Mental, emotional well-being support available via app and text

    As National Mental Health Month continues through May, U-M faculty and staff now have access to two new resources — a texting service and an online-mobile app program.

  6. May 21, 2020

    Event to encourage XR technologies for remote teaching

    The Center for Academic Innovation is inviting faculty and staff to an event May 28 in which they will be encouraged to reimagine courses as hybrid, remote immersive online and in-person experiences.

  7. May 20, 2020

    Graham grants support applied science, collaborative research

    From beetles to bikes, four projects newly funded by the Graham Sustainability Institute’s catalyst grant program share a common purpose: applying faculty expertise to solve real-world challenges.

  8. May 20, 2020

    Digital twins of nuclear reactors could bring down energy costs

    Safe and more affordable nuclear energy is the goal of a new project led by U-M, which will develop AI-enhanced “digital twins” of nuclear reactors through a three-year, $5.2 million grant.

  9. May 20, 2020

    Six running for Senate faculty seat on police oversight panel

    The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs has approved the final slate of candidates nominated to run for the Senate faculty member seat on the U-M Police Department Oversight Committee.

  10. May 19, 2020

    Regenerative medicine center led by School of Dentistry gets $31.4M

    A $31.4 million federal grant will allow a regenerative medicine resource center led by the School of Dentistry to continue its research into the restoration of dental, oral and craniofacial tissues.