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May 20, 2019

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April 1, 2019

Grounds Department to begin removing abandoned bikes this month

The University of Michigan Grounds Department is gearing up to remove abandoned bicycles from bike racks on the Ann Arbor campus.

Brightly colored tags will be placed on bikes that show signs of abandonment, such as bent rims, rusted or broken chains, deteriorated tires or frozen brakes, cables or shifters.

April 1, 2019

Search underway for next U-M chief human resources officer

An advisory committee has been named in the search for the next associate vice president for human resources.

Associate Vice President Laurita Thomas plans to retire in late 2019 after transitioning her responsibilities to her successor.

April 1, 2019

Campus briefs

Grounds Department to begin removing abandoned bikes in April

March 28, 2019

Regents Roundup — March 2019

The Board of Regents approved the following items at its meeting March 28.

Ann Arbor campus Named professorships

Robert Axelrod, William D. Hamilton Distinguished University Professor, effective March 1, 2019.

March 28, 2019

Observatory to add multi-use classroom, improved accessibility

A historic campus building that served as the university’s first scientific research laboratory is one step closer to adding needed classroom space and improved accessibility.

The Board of Regents approved design plans Thursday for a new addition to the 165-year-old Detroit Observatory.

March 28, 2019

President reaffirms U-M commitment to achieving carbon neutrality

President Mark Schlissel on Thursday reaffirmed the university’s commitment to achieving carbon neutrality and thanked the U-M community for its longstanding support of sustainability.

He made his remarks at a public meeting of the university’s Board of Regents.

March 28, 2019

BSRB vivarium will expand to accommodate research growth

The A. Alfred Taubman Biomedical Science Research Building has 20,000 square feet of expansion space set aside for future research, which will undergo construction later this year.

The building project, led by the Medical School, was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.

March 25, 2019

Schlissel praises quick reaction to reports of possible shooters

In a message to the U-M community Monday, President Mark Schlissel praised students and other community members for their quick reaction to the initial reports of possible gunfire on campus March 16, and pledged the university was carefully examining all aspects of the emergency alert process.

March 28, 2019

Four to receive honorary degrees at Spring Commencement

The Board of Regents has approved four honorary degrees to be awarded at the University of Michigan’s Spring Commencement ceremony May 4 at Michigan Stadium.

This year’s recipients, which were recommended by President Mark Schlissel and approved by the regents Thursday, are:

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