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April 19, 2019

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April 8, 2019

U-M team triumphs in STAT Madness science competition

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.

April 8, 2019

U-M to celebrate opening of Trotter Multicultural Center's new home

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.

April 8, 2019

SEAS research scientist aims to unite art and science

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.”

April 5, 2019

Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies names fellows

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.”

April 1, 2019

Grounds Department to begin removing abandoned bikes this month

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.

April 1, 2019

Search underway for next U-M chief human resources officer

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.

April 1, 2019

Campus briefs

Grounds Department to begin removing abandoned bikes in April

March 28, 2019

Regents Roundup — March 2019

The Board of Regents approved the following items at its meeting March 28.

Ann Arbor campus Named professorships

Robert Axelrod, William D. Hamilton Distinguished University Professor, effective March 1, 2019.

March 28, 2019

Observatory to add multi-use classroom, improved accessibility

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.

March 28, 2019

President reaffirms U-M commitment to achieving carbon neutrality

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.

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