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December 15, 2018

Campus News

December 6, 2018

Board recognizes outgoing regents Newman, Richner

Andrea Fischer Newman and Andrew C. Richner were celebrated for their substantial service and commitment to the University of Michigan during Thursday’s Board of Regents meeting. Their tenure on the board ends Dec. 31.

December 6, 2018

U-M to sell tech park parcel for KLA-Tencor expansion

The University of Michigan will move forward with a plan to sell a parcel of university-owned land in the Ann Arbor Technology Park that will allow a company to increase its local employment by up to 500 new jobs.

December 5, 2018

Jeffries’ $33M gift dedicated to student support at Law School

Lisa and Christopher Jeffries have committed $33 million to the University of Michigan Law School, with the gift’s entirety dedicated to student support, including scholarships and other forms of financial aid, summer funding programs and debt management.

December 6, 2018

Two awards combining to recognize staff innovation, impact

The President’s Staff Innovation Award Program is now a part of the Staff Impact Awards.

The change means there is a single nomination process for staff and teams to be eligible for recognition from both awards, with the President’s Staff Innovation Award now called the President’s Staff Award of Distinction.

December 3, 2018

Taubman assistant professor uses architecture to help children with autism

When Sean Ahlquist’s daughter, Ara, was younger, he would hold her hands and vigorously swing her around in circles.

The little one loved the game. Her intense happiness and the communication of that enjoyment were key to building a social bond, a challenge for Ara as she lives with autism and struggles with being nonverbal.

December 3, 2018

Campus briefs

Gov. Snyder announces new Cyber Hub at UM-Flint

December 10, 2018

U-M to end agreement with Confucius Institute next year

The university has decided not to renew the agreement to host a Confucius Institute at the University of Michigan for a third term when the current partnership expires in 2019.

The university has informed Hanban, the headquarters of Confucius Institute, of this decision.

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