Actress and activist Diane Guerrero discussed the lasting emotional impact of her parents’ deportation, and the importance of voting and civic engagement in creating change at the kick-off event for the University of Michigan’s annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit.
The University of Michigan is a close partner to Denis Mukwege, who has received the Nobel Peace Prize for his work to end sexual violence against women in armed conflict.
Clinical depression is a medical illness affecting more than 19 million American adults each year. Like screenings for physical illnesses, screenings for mental and emotional health are important for overall wellness.
SPH to launch HIV prevention program for transgender women
The University of Michigan will further its commitment to sustainability by pursuing a path toward carbon neutrality for the university and helping others in the region, state and nation reach the same goal, President Mark Schlissel said Thursday.
Here is a sampling of some of the gifts that are helping to transform the University of Michigan.
The University of Michigan has shattered records as the first public university to raise $5 billion in the most successful fundraising campaign in its history.
The University of Michigan will participate in the Association of American Universities’ second national campus climate survey on sexual assault and misconduct later this academic year.
The University of Michigan is taking steps to improve the security of institutional data and systems, and even personal data, by expanding the use of Duo two-factor authentication.
A University of Michigan professor emeritus and laser pioneer has been honored with the world’s most prestigious prize in physics.
Faculty and staff who travel to campus on two wheels may have noticed that finding a parking spot is a bit easier this semester.
Enhancements to the moped parking program over the summer have provided nearly 60 additional spots in four locations on Central Campus.
As editor of the Michigan Review of Prisoner Creative Writing, Phil Christman does not bat an eyelash at the idea of bringing the arts to prisoners in Michigan.
The University of Michigan’s 2018 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit will begin Oct. 8 and feature sessions on cultivating inclusive leadership, confronting gender bias, inclusive and accessible teaching practices, navigating difficult conversations and more.
Actor, author and activist Diane Guerrero understands the undeniable power of stories.
As Maritza Ramos in “Orange is the New Black” and Lina in “Jane the Virgin,” Guerrero has helped usher in a wave of diverse storytelling on television, amplifying the voices of strong, resourceful women whose lives haven’t always received air time.
International and award-winning human rights activist Wai Wai Nu will deliver the 2018 Christobel Kotelawela Weerasinghe Lecture as part of the University of Michigan’s upcoming Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit.
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Twenty-two faculty members are being formally recognized Wednesday at the University of Michigan Museum of Art for their teaching, scholarship, service and creative activities.
UM-Dearborn campus sees summer campus improvements
The University of Michigan will create a campus safety network and increase collaboration when the leaders of the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint public safety departments begin reporting to the Division of Public Safety and Security on Oct. 1.