The University of Michigan is taking multiple steps to put the issue of student financial literacy front and center through a variety of initiatives, including a one-credit mini-course through LSA, a debt-awareness initiative and a continuing partnership with the National Endowment for Financial Education.
The 32nd annual Blood Battle, which pits U-M against Ohio State University in a blood-donation competition, begins Monday and runs through Nov. 27.
The public phase of the university’s Victors for Michigan campaign opens Friday as the university community and the public are invited to a communitywide festival from 5-7:30 p.m. on Ingalls Mall, followed by a celebratory Main Event in Hill Auditorium at 8 p.m.
• Accounts payable
• Billing and accounts receivable
• Travel and expense reimbursement
• Benefits and retirement savings administration
• Data management and reporting
• Time and leave administration
Combining resources to achieve lower costs and enhance service is the aim of the new U-M Shared Services Center, slated to open in April 2014.
Letter to the editor,
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November 4, 2013
The university’s celebration of Veterans Week 2013 will stretch across 10 days and multiple venues and platforms — from solemn ceremonies and expert panels, to wheelchair basketball champions, including Paralympic medalists, on the court at Crisler Center.
President Mary Sue Coleman will be one of three speakers at Michigan State University’s commencement ceremonies in December.
Coleman will speak at the advanced-degree ceremony, which will be at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center. She will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree.
A $2 million initiative at the School of Information aims to engage every student in information- and technology-related service projects and action-based learning during their studies.
A problem with the U-M Health System’s email spam-detection process has been stopping delivery of The University Record’s daily newsletter to many Health System employees.
Beginning Thursday, one block of East Madison Street between Packard Street and Thompson Street will be closed for construction activity associated with the Munger Graduate Residences project.
The road closure will run until summer 2015.
Fulbright U.S. Student grantees
The 2013-2014 U-M Fulbright U.S. Student grantees, degrees*, colleges/schools (and departments), project countries, and projects include:
• Ruben Adery, B.A., LSA (Linguistics, Spanish); Brazil; English teaching assistantship.
New public art installed at Moore Building
For Phil Kish, go-kart racing is a family affair. It all started with a Porsche.
“(My wife and I) bought a race car together before we got married. I talked her into it,” he says.
Research studies show most adults gain some weight over the holidays. To help faculty and staff celebrate the season while still maintaining health goals, MHealthy is offering “Move, Lose & Maintain,” a healthy lifestyle program designed to keep employees moving and eating smarter into the new year.
Information and Technology Services has introduced several new products and services during the past year with more to come. But as challenging as it is to roll out new offerings, deciding which existing services should remain can be even more difficult.
A leading expert on cancer genetics, a pioneering researcher who studies stressors that impact health, and the dean of the Medical School known for his research in medical education are among the newest members of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
The Board of Regents approved a historic naming for the athletic department at its monthly meeting Friday on the UM-Flint campus.
Welcome to the new-and-improved University Record.
Today the publication that has served the University of Michigan community since 1891 has a new look in print and online.