They may not shoot three-pointers, and only a few of them are over six feet tall, but a team of U-M scientists still took home the title in a March Madness-style competition Sunday.
Their cheering section included not only Michigan fans but also people around the world who have a hearing condition known as tinnitus.
Friends, family members and campus partners are invited to attend a memorial program to honor the lives and accomplishments of student members of the U-M family who have died during this past year.
The new William Monroe Trotter Multicultural Center on Central Campus was created and designed to be an inclusive environment.
The interior walls of the first-floor lounge are lined with screen-printed images of student activism on campus that dates back to the 1960s.
All U-M health plans will continue to cover in vitro fertilization, following a three-year pilot program. Additionally, modest coverage expansions have been implemented retroactively to Jan. 1, 2019.
From an early age, Sara Adlerstein understood that her passion for art was not limited to painting.
“I was into so many things,” said Adlerstein, associate research scientist in the School for Environment and Sustainability. “Dancing, drawing, cooking, writing poetry. Anything about expressing and connecting.”
The Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies will bring together a group of Yiddish scholars, poets, translators, language teachers and cultural leaders this fall to discuss and research around the theme of “Yiddish Matters.”
The Michigan Humanities Collaboratory has announced this year's Proposal Development Grant recipients: “Expanding the Reach of the Global Feminisms Oral History Archive” and “Documenting Criminalization and Confinement.”
The University of Michigan is exploring the possibility of hosting a presidential debate during the 2020 campaign.
OptiMize, a student-led organization at the University of Michigan, has provided $300,000 in funding to a record 65 students on 36 projects this academic year to pursue social issues they are passionate about.
The University of Michigan Grounds Department is gearing up to remove abandoned bicycles from bike racks on the Ann Arbor campus.
Brightly colored tags will be placed on bikes that show signs of abandonment, such as bent rims, rusted or broken chains, deteriorated tires or frozen brakes, cables or shifters.
A player for the Navy team prepares to shoot as the Crisler Center crowd looks on.
Recent legislation has expanded the university’s sick time and paid time off policies to cover new uses.
An advisory committee has been named in the search for the next associate vice president for human resources.
Associate Vice President Laurita Thomas plans to retire in late 2019 after transitioning her responsibilities to her successor.
The university is looking for volunteers to help at the 2019 Spring Commencement ceremony at Michigan Stadium on May 4.
Grounds Department to begin removing abandoned bikes in April
University of Michigan faculty governance leaders are urging university administrators to consult faculty members earlier in the process of policy development.
The Board of Regents approved the following items at its meeting March 28.
Ann Arbor campus
Robert Axelrod, William D. Hamilton Distinguished University Professor, effective March 1, 2019.
A historic campus building that served as the university’s first scientific research laboratory is one step closer to adding needed classroom space and improved accessibility.
The Board of Regents approved design plans Thursday for a new addition to the 165-year-old Detroit Observatory.
President Mark Schlissel on Thursday reaffirmed the university’s commitment to achieving carbon neutrality and thanked the U-M community for its longstanding support of sustainability.
He made his remarks at a public meeting of the university’s Board of Regents.
Kristina Ko has been appointed assistant vice president for research — federal relations for research in the U-M Office of Research. Her appointment, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, is effective April 1.