Three U-M graduate students have received the David L. Boren Fellowship for 2017-18 through a major federal initiative designed to build a broader and more qualified pool of U.S. citizens with foreign language and international skills.
President Mark Schlissel was in Washington, D.C., this week urging key lawmakers to reject proposed federal budget cuts that would do serious damage to the nation's research and education enterprise.
The Association of American Universities, a group of 62 leading research universities including the University of Michigan, Wednesday released a data-rich report on the actions its members are taking to prevent and respond to sexual assault and sexual misconduct on their campuses.
In recognition of April as national Sexual Assault Awareness Month, there are a number of support resources and reporting options available to the U-M community.
The University of Michigan has announced the first members of the LSA Collegiate Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, designed to identify and prepare outstanding scholars with demonstrated commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion for possible tenure-track appointments in LSA.
The University of Michigan's Spring Commencement ceremonies will celebrate the bicentennial-year graduates with a unique Michigan Stadium event that features voices from the past and the present, Oscar-winning musicians and special alumni awards.
In the late 1980s, William Davidson, owner of Guardian Industries, opened a glass manufacturing plant in communist Hungary, at the time considered one of the more progressive countries in the Soviet bloc.
Seven faculty members whose service contributes to the development of a culturally and ethnically diverse U-M community have received the 2017 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award from the Office of the Provost.
The recipients are:
• Patricia Coleman-Burns, School of Nursing (Lifetime Achievement Award).
Each year The University Record profiles several graduating seniors who highlight the range of experiences and people who attend U-M.
School of Education senior Rebecca Weiland discovered her passion for teaching through a summer job as a swim coach.
The Grosse Pointe, Michigan, native said during her first few U-M semesters, she initially considered pursuing an English degree and possibly attending law school.
LSA senior Yumi Taguchi knows firsthand about the stigma surrounding mental illness.
While growing up, Taguchi's two sisters struggled with depression. Although their parents were supportive to her sisters, Taguchi feared burdening her parents even more when she developed an eating disorder.
Stephen M. Ross School of Business senior Praveen Loganathan is a true entrepreneur and educator at heart.
A first-generation American college student, Loganathan and his family immigrated to the United States from Sri Lanka when he was 4 years old.
Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design senior Jessica Gray remembers having a passion for fashion when she was just a child.
Mobility Transportation Center rebranded Mcity
Registration is open for the 20th annual Enriching Scholarship, a week of free educational offerings for U-M faculty and staff intended to foster engaged and effective teaching, learning and research.
For their creative and inventive approaches to improving student learning, five faculty projects led by Michael Cole, Mary Lou Dorf, Craig Regester, Stephen Rush and Adam Simon will be awarded the ninth annual Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize.
President Mark Schlissel, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and Stephen Henderson, Detroit Free Press editorial page editor, will join U-M and community leaders for a daylong exploration and presentation of research and learning practices taking place in and with Detroit.
The University of Michigan campus community collected more than 1.3 million pounds of recyclables during the annual eight-week RecycleMania competition.
Two new presidential awards will honor faculty public engagement at the University of Michigan. President Mark Schlissel announced the annual awards Tuesday at an event celebrating the university's impact on society through public service at the national level.
When 1,300 students and 900 faculty-staff mentors gather Wednesday to show off the work they've been doing together this year, the projects will include research on self-driving cars, police-involved shootings, diagnostics for cancer treatment-related injuries, and a performance piece celebrating U-M's bicentennial by honoring Ann Arbor.