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April 19, 2019

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March 12, 2019

Carbon Neutrality Commission updates community at first town hall

The University of Michigan President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality conducted its first public town hall meeting Monday, updating the campus community on progress, welcoming input, and laying the foundation for future public engagement by the commission.

March 11, 2019

U-M part of network to build public interest technology field

The University of Michigan has joined the Public Interest Technology University Network, a new partnership of 21 colleges and universities dedicated to building the nascent field of public interest technology and growing a new generation of civic-minded technologists.

March 11, 2019

Army-Navy wheelchair hoops clash at Crisler March 30

There’s another major hoops matchup this March, and it’s happening at Crisler Center.

The University of Michigan Army vs. Navy Wheelchair Basketball Game returns March 30, celebrating its 14th year. The game is open to the public at no charge with free parking, and tickets are not required.

March 11, 2019

Michigan Drug Discovery awards grants for five new projects

Michigan Drug Discovery has awarded early-stage funding for three new drug discovery projects by faculty across the University of Michigan.

The program also will provide project management support and mentoring assistance for two early-stage cancer projects funded by the Rogel Cancer Center.

March 9, 2019

WCTF panel focuses on moving from diversity to inclusion

Organizations need both diversity and inclusion to be successful. That was the sentiment shared Friday by a panel of business and university leaders convened during the 37th Annual Women of Color Task Force Career Conference.

March 11, 2019

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to deliver Spring Commencement address

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will deliver the University of Michigan’s Spring Commencement address for the Ann Arbor campus May 4 at Michigan Stadium. She will be the sixth sitting governor to deliver a commencement address in the past 40 years.

March 11, 2019

Campus briefs

College of Pharmacy to host clinical pharmacist training program in primary care

March 7, 2019

Ten faculty members seeking three seats on SACUA

The University of Michigan faculty’s Senate Assembly will choose three new members of the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs at its meeting March 18.

The three top vote getters will serve three-year terms that begin May 1.

February 28, 2019

Musician Yo-Yo Ma reflects on the impact of life’s variations

Life, like music, is based on themes and variations, experiences and experiments that shape who we are and who we’ll become, ultimately providing the knowledge and understanding to relate to other cultures, learn from each other and evolve.

February 28, 2019

Record email, print editions will be on break until March 11

Friday’s edition of The University Record email will be the last one sent until March 11, due to the winter break.

Major campus developments that occur over the break may be posted to the Record website, but email versions will not be sent.

February 25, 2019

U-M’s 2018 United Way campaign raises more than $1.2 million

The 2018 University of Michigan United Way employee giving campaign raised more than $1.2 million to support the Washtenaw United Way.

The campaign took place Oct. 1-Dec. 31 and included more than 100 volunteers who worked to encourage members of their department to participate in the campaign.

February 25, 2019

Max Wicha to speak about discoveries related to breast cancer

Max S. Wicha, a physician-scientist recognized internationally as a leader in cancer stem cell research and immuno-oncology, will deliver the Henry Russel Lecture.

His lecture, titled “Attacking Cancer At Its Roots: It Takes A Village,” will begin at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 26 in the Rackham Amphitheatre.

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