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October 29, 2018

Biosciences Initiative invests $45M in U-M research

A new center for the study of concussions, an institute for global change biology, and a facility to advance the new field of cryo-electron tomography are among the University of Michigan projects to be funded in the first round of investments from President Mark Schlissel’s Biosciences Initiative.

October 29, 2018

Mentoring at Michigan

A lingering sense of self-doubt plagued Anna Horton when she transferred to the University of Michigan last year.

The English major worried her prior educational experiences hadn’t prepared her for Michigan, and her performance anxiety centered on her writing skills.

October 29, 2018

Campus briefs

UM-Flint’s Department of Public Safety receives state accreditation

October 26, 2018

Information security policy revised and approved

The revised University of Michigan Information Security Policy was recently approved, along with a number of new Information Technology Standards, and will be phased in over the next two years.

October 25, 2018

Student sexual misconduct policy to include in-person hearing

The University of Michigan is revising its student sexual misconduct policy and procedures to include an in-person hearing where students involved in sexual misconduct investigations have the opportunity to ask questions of each other and witnesses.

October 22, 2018

SACUA says recommendation decisions should be up to faculty

The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs issued a statement Monday declaring that although student merit should be the primary concern in providing letters of recommendation, the decision to write letters must remain in the hands of faculty members.

October 22, 2018

OIE releases faculty and staff sexual misconduct report

The University of Michigan is expanding its annual reporting on campus sexual misconduct with a review that details the number of reports the university received involving faculty and staff, and how those matters were addressed.

October 22, 2018

Campus briefs

U-M prepares for Higher Learning Commission accreditation process

October 18, 2018

U-M prepares for Higher Learning Commission accreditation process

As the University of Michigan approaches the reaffirmation of its accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission in 2020, the Office of the Provost recently redesigned the university’s accreditation website to add more context and promote transparency about the process.

October 18, 2018

U-M endowment up $1B over last year with strong rate of return

With a rate of return on investments near the top among all university endowments and new investments through the Victors for Michigan fundraising campaign, the value of the University of Michigan’s endowment climbed to $11.9 billion, $1 billion more than a year ago.

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