Five University of Michigan researchers have received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor the United States government bestows on scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers.
The university’s Biosciences Initiative is launching Ideas Lab, its latest funding opportunity based on critical pillars for advancing discovery — high-risk, high-reward research, and freedom to pursue big ideas and multidisciplinary collaborations.
Precision Health at the University of Michigan has announced that Jenna Wiens, assistant professor of computer science and engineering in the College of Engineering, will become a co-director effective Sept. 1.
Safa Al Ahmad, a Saudi Arabian journalist and documentary filmmaker, will receive the 2019 Wallenberg Medal from the University of Michigan.
C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital ranks among best in nation
For Sofia Merajver, age is no indicator of ability.
The Board of Regents approved the following items at its meeting June 20.
In its efforts to support access and affordability for the University of Michigan’s in-state students and families, the Board of Regents approved a budget for the Ann Arbor campus June 20 that includes the smallest in-state tuition increase in six years.
The budget for the upcoming year at UM-Flint focuses on the university’s top priorities: supporting academic priorities, ensuring access and student support, and increasing cost transparency.
The $117.6 million general fund budget, approved June 20 by the Board of Regents, outlines spending for the 2020 fiscal year that begins July 1.
Greater investment in financial aid, the university’s instructional mission, technology improvements and student engagement programs highlight UM-Dearborn’s fiscal year 2020 budget.
The Board of Regents approved the plan June 20.
Michigan Medicine is projecting an anticipated 3.8 percent operating margin — $178 million on forecasted operating revenues of $4.7 billion — for the end of the 2019 fiscal year.
The Patricia W. Mitchell Trusts have made a combined $50 million gift to three universities, including the University of Michigan, to ensure that future generations of students will be prepared creatively, financially and ethically to lead the industries that will comprise the media landscape of the future.
The University of Michigan Athletic Department expects a budget surplus of $1 million for the current fiscal year and projects a balanced budget for the coming fiscal year that begins July 1.
Stephen R. Forrest, a scientist who has made breakthrough advances in understanding how the behavior of light and electrons may be controlled, has been selected as U-M’s 2020 Henry Russel Lecturer.
Sascha Matish is the next associate vice provost and senior director of Academic Human Resources at the University of Michigan. Her appointment was approved June 20 by the Board of Regents.
Todd Baily, campaign director for the university’s $5.28 billion Victors for Michigan campaign, has been named associate vice president for development, campaign strategy and initiatives in the Office of University Development.
Wilbert (Bill) J. McKeachie, professor emeritus of psychology, LSA, and research scientist emeritus in the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, passed away peacefully in the company of loved ones on June 12. He was 97.
For nearly 100 years, the University of Michigan’s William L. Clements Library has housed one of the finest and most comprehensive collections of early American History in the world.
The University of Michigan maintained its ranking as the top U.S. public university in the QS World University Rankings for 2019-20, and ranked 21st among all institutions on the list, moving down one spot from last year in the ranking released Tuesday.
Brian T. Smith has been named associate vice president for finance for the University of Michigan.
His appointment, effective July 15, was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents. Smith succeeds Nancy Hobbs, who retired from the university last November.