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November 17, 2018

Campus News

September 26, 2018

Online course helps students, others engage with communities

More than 5,000 University of Michigan students engage in community-based projects each year, according to reporting alone, and most likely that number is higher when other informal, undocumented experiences are factored in.

September 24, 2018

Nominations sought for Candace J. Johnson Staff Award

Nominations are due by Oct. 31 for the Candace J. Johnson Award for Staff Excellence, which recognizes University of Michigan staff members whose commitment to excellence, teamwork, and a supportive environment make the university a great place to work.

September 24, 2018

Campus briefs

New director appointed for UM-Dearborn Office of International Affairs

September 20, 2018

U-M strengthens efforts to address sexual misconduct

The University of Michigan is acting on a new set of recommendations, including the development of custom training for all faculty and staff, that focus on understanding and reducing sexual and gender-based misconduct.

September 19, 2018

U-M faculty discuss reclaiming oppressive language

A group of University of Michigan faculty members recently gathered at the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library for a panel discussion focused on the commercial use of derogatory terms used against targeted groups.

September 19, 2018

Feodies Shipp named director of U-M Detroit Center

Feodies Shipp has been named director of the University of Michigan Detroit Center.

A native Detroiter, Shipp has worked at U-M for 23 years and served as the Detroit Center’s associate director and interim director. He had previous roles at the Career Center and Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

September 17, 2018

U-M gets $18M for tobacco research center at School of Public Health

The School of Public Health will house a new, multi-institutional center focusing on modeling and predicting the impact of tobacco regulation, funded with an $18 million federal grant from the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration.

September 14, 2018

Youth groups advocating against gun violence to receive Wallenberg Medal

Two youth advocacy groups that are focused on ending gun violence in their communities will be awarded the 2018 Wallenberg Medal from the University of Michigan.

The winners of this year’s medal will be B.R.A.V.E. (Bold Resistance Against Violence Everywhere) Youth Leaders from Chicago and March For Our Lives from Parkland, Florida.

September 17, 2018

Campus sustainability efforts to take center stage at EarthFest

The University of Michigan campus community is gearing up for its annual EarthFest sustainability celebration, set for Thursday on the Diag.

This year’s event features free local food, chef demonstrations and giveaways from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. It also will showcase environmental and energy initiatives throughout the university.

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