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February 12, 2014

Goddard Power awards, Dumas diversity honor presented

Dr. Juanita L. Merchant and Dr. Lisa A. Newman, both of the Medical School, have received Sarah Goddard Power Awards for 2014.

The ceremony for the 30th annual awards, presented to individuals who demonstrate scholarship, leadership and support of women faculty, took place Wednesday in the Michigan League's Hussey Room.

February 11, 2014

U-M among nation's top schools for Peace Corps volunteers

The University of Michigan ranked fifth nationally among the top volunteer-producing large universities for the Peace Corps, with 81 graduates — such as Marissa Falk, who is in Cameroon — currently serving in the agency.

February 10, 2014

Campus briefs

News from around the university.

February 6, 2014

SMTD conducts ceremonial groundbreaking for Moore project

The School of Music, Theatre & Dance hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking Thursday to officially launch construction on a $24.32 million renovation and expansion of the Earl V. Moore Building on North Campus, home to a majority of the school's core music programs.

February 4, 2014

Lecture to focus on design science for a designed world

The world we live in today is one we've designed piece by piece. But we might not often wonder about the past and future of those designs — how they moved from idea to reality and what effects they have on our society.

February 3, 2014

Accolades

Yi Lu Murphey, professor and chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Fellow is the highest membership level in the society and recognizes Murphey’s contributions to optimal energy control in hybrid electric vehicles.

February 3, 2014

Campus briefs

News from around the university.

February 3, 2014

Museum curator combines teaching, art

Last year, 5,149 children took field trips to the U-M Museum of Art. Sixty community docents took them on tours. Many of those docents were trained by Pamela Reister.

January 29, 2014

Elizabeth Moje elected to National Academy of Education

Elizabeth Moje, associate dean for research and community engagement in the School of Education, has been elected to the National Academy of Education for her contributions to educational research and policy development.

January 29, 2014

Eduroam streamlines Wi-Fi access for traveling academics, students

U-M faculty, students, researchers and staff can now easily connect to Wi-Fi while visiting other academic institutions worldwide.

A new wireless service known as eduroam allows users from participating institutions to access a secure, encrypted wireless network using their home organization's login credentials.

January 24, 2014

New president has wide range of experience

Dr. Mark Schlissel’s career in the field of education is marked by service in a wide range of academic and administrative roles.

Schlissel, 56, born in Brooklyn, N.Y., has been provost at Brown University since 2011. He also served as interim dean of biology and medicine and professor of biology at Brown.

January 24, 2014

Remarks by Mark Schlissel on his appointment as U-M president

I am both excited and greatly honored to have been selected to succeed Mary Sue Coleman as the 14th president of the University of Michigan. My motivation as an academic leader stems from a personal belief that understanding and discovery can change the world and that education is the key to achieving social equity and economic progress.

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