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April 25, 2014

Survey measures undergrad experience for departments, faculty

What's it like to be an undergraduate student at the University of Michigan? It would be impossible to read the minds of almost 28,000 undergraduate students, but the "University of Michigan Asks You" (UMAY) survey is the next best thing.

April 25, 2014

Ginsberg Center welcomes new director

Garvester Kelley brings a blend of leadership experience to his new position as director of the Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning.

April 24, 2014

ITS advises password changes in wake of Heartbleed bug

After the discovery of the Heartbleed bug, a serious Internet security flaw that affected websites and servers around the world, U-M worked quickly and diligently to secure the university's data and systems. The university's core and critical services are now protected from the bug.

April 22, 2014

U-M admission policies to remain unchanged after court's ruling

The university will not make any changes to admissions policies after Tuesday's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court upholding Proposal 2 of 2006, because U-M policies already are consistent with the state's ban on the consideration of race in college admissions.

April 22, 2014

Six at U-M affected in tax-return fraud case; protection tips offered

The U-M Health System Compliance Office recently was made aware of reports of fraudulent tax return filings involving six U-M employees.

These tax filings went unknown until an employee received IRS notice that a tax return was already filed in his or her name. The source of this identity theft is not known.

April 21, 2014

Collaboration marks university's approach to IT strategy

The university is in the process of building and adopting an information technology strategy to meet the challenges and opportunities associated with the rapidly evolving needs of IT at a leading higher education institution in the 21st century.

April 21, 2014

Seven receive Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

Six faculty members and one professional staff member who have shown dedication to developing cultural and ethnic diversity at U-M have received the 2014 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award from the Office of the Provost.

The recipients are:

• Ketra L. Armstrong, School of Kinesiology.

April 21, 2014

MDetroit Center Connector shuttle to add Matthaei bus stop

Beginning May 8, the MDetroit Center Connector will add the Matthaei Botanical Gardens as a new weekly bus stop between Ann Arbor and Detroit.

In addition to five bus stops in Detroit, the Matthaei Botanical Gardens will be the first new Ann Arbor stop since the service was launched in September 2013.

April 17, 2014

Review of identity and access management systems underway

The university is in the first phase of reviewing how it manages electronic identity and roles, secures data, and ensures compliance in the effort to provide access to needed resources, which is key to the collaboration of faculty, clinicians, staff and students.

April 17, 2014

MacArthur Fellow champions green chemistry

When Melanie Sanford talks about chemistry, her words speed up, her smile grows wider and her hands fly as she explains a concept.

"You can think about putting molecules together like a puzzle," she says, bringing her palms together.

April 15, 2014

Faculty inductees into Phi Kappa Phi

William R. "Buzz" Alexander, professor of English language and literature, and art and design

Mark A. Burns, professor and chair of chemical engineering

John S. Carson, associate professor of history

Juan R. Cole, professor of history, director of Middle Eastern & North African Studies, International Institute


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