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February 16, 2019

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January 3, 2019

Faculty panel extends outreach during three January input sessions

The panel of faculty members appointed by the provost to explore the intersection of faculty members’ political beliefs and their responsibilities to students will continue its outreach to the University of Michigan community with open forums Jan. 10 and 11 on all three campuses.

December 19, 2018

Two U-M students named Marshall Scholars to study in the U.K.

Two University of Michigan students are among 48 American undergraduates to receive the prestigious Marshall Scholarship for graduate study at a British university next year.

LSA seniors Amanda Burcroff and Noah McNeal are U-M’s eighth and ninth Marshall Scholars, and the first since 2013.

December 19, 2018

Go Blue Guarantee, strong finances among annual report highlights

Record research volume, a strong financial position featuring unprecedented levels of fundraising and the rollout of the innovative Go Blue Guarantee are just three of the highlights in the university’s fiscal year 2018 annual report, made available this week in a digital format.

December 16, 2018

Academic Innovation notes strides as U-M hits online enrollment milestone

In the four years since the University of Michigan announced a centralized effort to promote digital learning and two years after U-M's president announced Academic Innovation as a major initiative, the university has experienced more than 7 million enrollments in online learning opportunities that involved people in 190 countries.

December 13, 2018

Philanthropist, arts advocate Penny W. Stamps dies at 74

Penny W. Stamps — a University of Michigan alumna, fierce advocate for the arts, community leader, philanthropist, design professional and former teacher — died Thursday at her home after a battle with leukemia. She was 74.

December 14, 2018

University Record going on break until next semester

Monday's email edition of The University Record is the last one for 2018.

If major items of interest to faculty and staff occur over the holiday break, they may be posted to the Record’s website, but a morning email version will not be sent.

Regular daily issues of the Record email will return Jan. 9.

December 13, 2018

Michael Rein appointed director of community relations

Michael Rein, a seven-year veteran of the Office of Government Relations, has been named the university’s director of community relations.

In his new role, Rein will support and coordinate partnerships and services among the University of Michigan, local government and community organizations representing the greater Ann Arbor area.

December 11, 2018

HAIL promise effectively recruits low-income students to U-M

High-achieving, low-income students who received personalized commitment of financial aid are more than twice as likely to apply, be admitted to and enroll in a top-tier university, according to a new University of Michigan study.

December 11, 2018

Nine U-M students, faculty member attending U.N. climate summit

Nine University of Michigan students and a faculty member are attending this month’s COP 24 summit in Katowice, Poland, where envoys from nearly 200 countries have gathered to discuss and coordinate the fight against climate change.

December 11, 2018

Active U registration now open; exercise tracking starts Jan. 8

Active U, MHealthy’s 12-week physical activity challenge, returns this winter to encourage the entire University of Michigan community to get moving.

Registration is open now through Jan. 7. Tracking exercise minutes starts Jan. 8.

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