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September 17, 2018

U-M gets $18M for tobacco research center at School of Public Health

The School of Public Health will house a new, multi-institutional center focusing on modeling and predicting the impact of tobacco regulation, funded with an $18 million federal grant from the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration.

September 14, 2018

Youth groups advocating against gun violence to receive Wallenberg Medal

Two youth advocacy groups that are focused on ending gun violence in their communities will be awarded the 2018 Wallenberg Medal from the University of Michigan.

The winners of this year’s medal will be B.R.A.V.E. (Bold Resistance Against Violence Everywhere) Youth Leaders from Chicago and March For Our Lives from Parkland, Florida.

September 17, 2018

Campus sustainability efforts to take center stage at EarthFest

The University of Michigan campus community is gearing up for its annual EarthFest sustainability celebration, set for Thursday on the Diag.

This year’s event features free local food, chef demonstrations and giveaways from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. It also will showcase environmental and energy initiatives throughout the university.

September 14, 2018

NCID marks 10 years of supporting early career diversity scholars

Ten years after it was started to promote and support the work of diversity scholars across the globe and on campus, the National Center for Institutional Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship Program can point to a clear influence in higher education.

September 13, 2018

University leaders reaffirm support of successful investment practices

University of Michigan leaders are reaffirming support for the university’s investment practices while refuting new claims by the Detroit Free Press that imply wrongdoing on the part of the university and its regents in regard to interactions with university donors.

September 17, 2018

Campus briefs

UM-Flint announces new programs for fall 2018

September 13, 2018

Kim Lijana named director of Center for Educational Outreach

Robert Sellers, vice provost for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, has announced the appointment of Kim Lijana as director of the Center for Educational Outreach following a national search.

She will replace the program’s founding director, William (Nick) Collins, who is retiring, on Oct. 1.

September 12, 2018

U-M, Harvard partner to address economic mobility, opioid crisis

The University of Michigan and Harvard University are forming two new partnerships designed to spur economic mobility and reduce poverty in Detroit, as well as combine resources and expertise in response to the national opioid crisis.

September 10, 2018

U.S. News lists U-M among country’s top four public universities

The University of Michigan remains among the nation’s best public universities according to the 2019 U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges rankings released Monday.

Coming in at No. 4 among public universities, U-M follows the University of California-Los Angeles, University of California-Berkeley and the University of Virginia.

September 7, 2018

International Institute receives $12.9M in federal Title VI grants

The University of Michigan’s International Institute has been awarded $12.9 million from the U.S. Department of Education under its competitive and prestigious Title VI program.

The awards include Foreign Language and Area Studies grants which will provide fellowships to more than 100 students in the first year.

September 10, 2018

Woodworker’s viral creations support humanitarian organization

Matt Thompson was not looking for fame or fortune when he crafted a state of Michigan-themed chair that dispenses beer, but he found himself in the middle of a social media storm after he published two videos that went viral earlier this year.

September 10, 2018

Campus briefs

Apply now for the 2019 Health Policy Fellowship

September 7, 2018

REMINDER: Temporary new locations for Student Life offices

As students, faculty and staff kick off the new academic year, the Office of Student Life reminds the campus community that services previously located in the Michigan Union are fully functioning in temporary locations.

September 7, 2018

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Temporary locations for Student Life departments during the renovation

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