When most people think of a cyborg, they may think of a half-human, half-machine hybrid akin to Arnold Schwarzenegger in “Terminator.”
Sophia Brueckner would argue a bit differently about what being a cyborg means, as she considers herself to be one.
The International Institute at the University of Michigan has awarded the 2018-19 Enterprise Fund to three proposals generated by U-M faculty across various disciplines.
The projects will share more than $71,000 from the Enterprise Fund.
Spanning 312,000 square feet in the heart of Central Campus, the University of Michigan’s new Biological Sciences Building will serve as a hub of scientific innovation and give the public an opportunity to discover science in action.
From exploring the uncharted frontier of robotics to giving liberal arts students a way to connect their studies to their goals, the University of Michigan’s current slate of construction and renovation projects will provide faculty, staff and students new spaces to become the leaders and best.
From navigating and leveraging student differences in the classroom to using digital tools for student learning, new University of Michigan faculty members learned ways to enhance their teaching and were welcomed as Wolverines at the New Faculty Orientation Aug. 29.
Faculty and staff who add children to their families can now take advantage of paid parental leave at the University of Michigan.
The following profiles represent some of the newest additions to the University of Michigan faculty. The University Record will continue to highlight new faculty members from across campus throughout the semester.
1) MCard discounts
By showing your MCard, faculty and staff can gain discounts on various products and services, including car rentals, cell phone plans, mattresses and hotels. Learn more about MCard discounts.
The University Record recently sat down with Neil Marsh, chair of the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, to discuss what central faculty governance will focus on this year, as well as its role in the university.
Gary D. Krenz, formerly executive director of the University of Michigan Bicentennial Office, has been appointed director for post-bicentennial planning at the Bentley Historical Library.
Anna Stefanopoulou, a mechanical engineer with an expertise in modeling, control and optimization of internal combustion engines, batteries and fuel cells, will become director of the University of Michigan Energy Institute.
Her five-year appointment begins Sept. 1.
After a four-year hiatus from play, fans can expect fierce competition when the University of Michigan and Notre Dame football teams hit the gridiron Sept.
The Stephen M. Ross School of Business announced Tuesday that it will offer a Master of Business Administration degree for working professionals to be delivered mostly online.
The Part-time MBA: Online is a new addition to the Ross MBA program options, which include full-time, evening, weekend, executive and global formats.
As public discourse in society seems increasingly uncivil, it can be difficult to meaningfully discuss a hot-button issue in the classroom, at the dinner table — or anywhere else.
This year’s student Move-In is expected to be as big and bustling as ever, and campus community members can expect changes to the usual traffic and parking patterns from Aug. 29 through Aug. 31, right before the Labor Day weekend.
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Mark Clague, associate dean for academic and student affairs in the University of Michigan’s School of Music, Theatre & Dance, will serve as interim dean in the school for the month of September.