Here's a rundown of stories in the Record's special section about the 2014 MLK Symposium:
MLK Symposium focuses on message of love
The theme “Power, Justice, Love: Heal the Divide” will guide the 28th annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium through Feb. 7.
Motility — random, directed and collective — is a fundamental property of cells. Unfortunately, this same process of cell motion that is an integral part of physical development can become deadly when deregulated, said Trachette Jackson, professor of mathematics, LSA, and cancer researcher.
Today, many civil rights-related accomplishments of previous generations have come under fire, notes Tyler Edwards, organizer of “A Tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Art Expression & Poetry Slam,” from 5-7 p.m. Jan. 20 in Stamps Auditorium in the Walgreen Drama Center.
Student activism has played a powerful role at U-M over the years. Particularly from the 1960s to the present, students have spoken out about issues on campus and across the country.
The Business and Finance Department and its partners are featuring Albert Mensah at the Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation. The event takes place at 1 p.m. Jan. 20 at Rackham Auditorium, with a reception immediately following in the lobby. The theme for this year’s convocation is “Raising the Bar.”
The theme “Power, Justice, Love: Heal the Divide” will guide the 28th annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium through Feb. 7 at the University of Michigan.
Read other stories in the Record's special section on the 2014 MLK Symposium.
Using the arts to increase understanding of issues surrounding wind energy, and helping meet student interest in hands-on learning when global travel may be out of reach are two of the most recent Third Century Initiative projects to receive funding.
Monday, Jan. 13
After a successful inaugural fall semester, the pilot phase of the MDetroit Center Connector will expand its service and features for the 2014 winter term.
The MDCC now offers weekly bus service on Wednesdays, in addition to Fridays and Saturdays.
In the wake of the weekend's snowy deluge, much of the activity around campus on Monday centered around either digging out from, or making one's way through, the snow. Here are a few scenes from U-M's winter wonderland.
• A message to faculty and staff regarding winter weather.
• Questions regarding the impact of the snow and cold on the Ann Arbor campus can be emailed to email@example.com.
The following items were approved by the Board of Regents at its meeting Thursday:
The U-M Ann Arbor and Dearborn campuses each submitted requests for capital funding and a five-year capital plan to the State of Michigan.
When a project is made possible through capital outlay funding, the cost is allocated between the university and the State of Michigan.
The Board of Regents on Thursday approved renovation of the Pierpont Commons Cafe, which will provide a new dining experience on North Campus with more seating and study space for students, faculty and staff.
President Mary Sue Coleman greets a graduate at Sunday's commencement ceremony.
Winter Commencement speaker Michele Norris-Johnson conveyed a simple, yet powerful message to the University of Michigan graduates gathered Sunday at Crisler Center: “Love wins. Love always wins.”
This is the last email issue of The University Record for 2013.
If major items of interest to faculty and staff occur over the holiday break, they may be posted to the Record’s website, but a morning email version will not be sent.
Regular daily issues of the Record email will return Jan. 7.
Gretchen Ford understands the importance of listening to and supporting patients, whether she’s working at the Kellogg Eye Center as a certified ophthalmic technician or volunteering at medical facilities with her therapy dog, Charlie.
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