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January 20, 2014

Belafonte says America must reclaim its moral compass

Harry Belafonte told a crowd filling Hill Auditorium that people today can draw inspiration from the civil rights leaders and idealists of the past to reclaim the moral compass that he said has been lost in recent years.

January 20, 2014

Flu is widespread; how you can help prevent transmission

Dear Members of Our U-M Community:

Influenza is of increasing concern in our community. I would like to encourage you to get vaccinated, to wash your hands frequently, stay home if you have flu symptoms and cover your cough.

January 20, 2014

Starbucks to officially open in the Michigan Union

Starbucks will bring its signature flavors to the Michigan Union when it officially opens there Tuesday.

University Unions earlier announced a partnership with Starbucks, which has proven to be very popular among college students.

January 20, 2014

Photographs of MLK visit on display in Union

The Rev. Martin Luther King's notable visit to U-M in 1962 was captured in photographs from the Bentley Historical Library.

To honor King and commemorate his visit, those photos along with an associated narrative have been made into a permanent display on the first floor of the Michigan Union, near the Campus Information Center.

January 20, 2014

UM Emergency Alert to conduct tests with new software

The UM Emergency Alert software that assists in sending text, voice and email messages during campus emergencies will change in February to a new vendor for all three campuses, including the Health System.

January 20, 2014

Engineering staffer to receive Candace J. Johnson award

Candy Ellis, unit administrator for the Department of Industrial & Operations Engineering, College of Engineering, has been selected to receive the 10th annual Candace J. Johnson Staff Award for Excellence.

Ellis will receive the award at a reception from 2-3 p.m. Wednesday in the Lurie Engineering Center Johnson Rooms.

January 20, 2014

SPG outlines professional standards expectations for faculty

In the ongoing effort to maintain a community that enables each person to reach his or her full potential, the University of Michigan has adopted a Standard Practice Guide outlining professional standards for members of the faculty.

January 16, 2014

Provost affirms U-M commitment to diversity and inclusion

To members of the University Community:

As we begin the new academic term I would like to address some of the challenges we face with issues of race, identity and inclusion of students on campus, and to affirm both the university's and my own strong commitment to diversity and to creating a welcoming and inclusive community.

January 20, 2014

Campus briefs

News from around the university.

January 13, 2014

Jackson to discuss tumor angiogenesis at Marjorie Lee Browne Colloquium

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.

January 13, 2014

Poetry slam and performance event seeks to revive King’s dream

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.

January 13, 2014

Black student activism to be examined at forum

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.

January 13, 2014

Inspirational speaker to share his journey of overcoming barriers

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.”


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