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September 4, 2014

MHacks sparks national college hackathon movement

An expected 1,000 student hackers from across the country will be on North Campus on Friday for MHacks IV, a leading student-run hackathon that has helped to spawn what might be considered a new sport for tech-minded college students nationwide.

September 2, 2014

Bacon to talk on college sports in Hovey lecture

John U. Bacon, journalist, author and alumnus of the Knight-Wallace Fellows at Michigan, will deliver the 29th Graham Hovey lecture at 5 p.m. Friday in the Wallace House Gardens.

September 2, 2014

Higher ed briefs

News from other Michigan public universities and U-M peer institutions across the nation.

September 2, 2014

Campus briefs

East Quad Dining wins national prize

September 2, 2014


David C. Michener, associate curator, Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum, received the American Public Gardens Association’s 2014 Professional Citation award at the association’s recent annual meeting in Denver.

September 2, 2014

Inauguration events to mark installation of President Schlissel

Friday is inauguration day.

With a ceremony steeped in tradition and symposia addressing some of the pressing issues facing higher education, Mark S. Schlissel will be officially installed as the 14th president of the University of Michigan during a 3 p.m. ceremony at Hill Auditorium.

September 2, 2014

Symposium: Privacy and identity in a hyperconnected society

The second symposium of inauguration day will focus on another important social issue: personal privacy.

Concerns over personal privacy have risen to the boiling point, with pressing implications for commerce, social interactions, policing, national security, health, education and social research. 

September 2, 2014

Symposium: Sustaining the biomedical research enterprise

Inauguration day will begin with a symposium marking what is being described as one of the most hopeful and exciting times in biomedical discovery, with advanced technologies yielding deep and productive insight into human health and disease.

September 2, 2014

Past U-M inauguration speeches have focused on values, visions

University of Michigan presidents through the years have used their inaugurations to reinforce the values of the academy, challenge professors and students to address pressing global issues and share their visions for the institution's future.

August 28, 2014

Och gift impacts students at Ross School of Business, Athletics

The University of Michigan on Thursday announced the creation of the Och Initiative for Women in Finance in the Stephen M. Ross School of Business.

The initiative is made possible through a significant gift by Jane C. and Daniel S. Och of Scarsdale, New York, through the Jane and Daniel Och Family Foundation.

August 25, 2014

Tickets for Schlissel inauguration available

President Mark S. Schlissel will be inaugurated as U-M’s 14th president on the afternoon of Sept. 5 and tickets for the event at Hill Auditorium now are available.


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