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.
Debasish Dutta has been selected as the new chancellor of the University of Michigan-Flint. His five-year appointment was approved June 20 by the Board of Regents.
Anne Curzan, associate dean for the humanities and a recognized expert in language and linguistics, has been appointed dean of LSA, the University of Michigan’s largest academic unit.
Her appointment, approved June 20 by the Board of Regents, is effective Sept. 1 and runs through June 30, 2024.
Niara Sudarkasa, née Gloria Albertha Marshall, affectionately known as “Madam President,” and former director of the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies at the University of Michigan, died May 31 after a long struggle with several chronic diseases.
The University of Michigan donated more than 12.5 tons of clothing, bedding, household goods and food to local organizations to benefit the Ann Arbor and surrounding communities following Student Move-Out this year.
Three University of Michigan faculty members are part of a team that won an international design competition to unite 12 cultural and educational institutions located in Detroit’s Midtown, and change the way visitors and Detroiters experience the area.
The university renegotiated its licensing agreement with Microsoft earlier this year to provide an expanded set of tools and services to faculty, staff and students.
The Center for Educational Outreach has awarded nine faculty projects grants to promote educational outreach in the state of Michigan.
CEO’s Faculty Structured Outreach Support Fellowship Program provides financial and consulting support to U-M faculty interested in advancing their educational outreach activities.
Stephanie Camarena says she didn’t know anything about college before participating in a University of Michigan summer research program.
Before her senior year at Detroit’s Cass Technical High School, she joined D-RISE, an initiative that provides on-campus housing and research laboratory internships to Michigan high school students.
The election for the union staff representative to serve on the university’s Police Department Oversight Committee is underway. Online voting is available through 5 p.m. Friday.
Sexual assault reported at University Hospital
On May 23, a nurse reported a patient touched another patient inappropriately. The patient refused to move forward with the complaint, and the case is closed.
During a recent hospital shift, Shannon Spicer played peekaboo with a giggly toddler, held and rocked a crying baby and checked in on a teen who wasn’t feeling well.
Election underway for union staff rep on police oversight panel
The University of Michigan contributed $4.77 billion to the national economy through vendor contracts and subcontracts between 2002 and 2017, according to a new report.
More than 4,000 minority-owned, woman-owned and small businesses supplied goods and services to support the U-M research enterprise during that period.
Twelve University of Michigan undergraduates, graduate students or graduates have been awarded prestigious national and international scholarships that will allow them to continue their studies in coming years.
Research shows that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can reduce the risk of heart disease and obesity, some cancers, diabetes, and hypertension, among other things. Despite knowing the benefits, it is still difficult for many people to get their recommended daily servings.
Arts integration. What does it mean? How can the University of Michigan remove barriers to cross collaboration on campus and do it well?
Three buildings on the University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor campus earned recognition for reducing energy in 2018 through a statewide competition hosted by the U.S. Green Building Council of West Michigan.