Six faculty members whose service contributes to the development of a culturally and ethnically diverse University of Michigan community have received 2019 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Awards from the Office of the Provost.
This year’s recipients are:
During her second week conducting a study on pediatric HIV in Durban, South Africa, Leseliey Welch walked into one of the local hospital rooms to witness a young mother crying over her infant’s crib.
New gallery opens at UM-Dearborn
Five faculty projects are being honored with the 11th annual Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prize for their innovative approaches to improving student learning,.
The projects are led by Matthew Diemer, August Evrard, Elisabeth Gerber, Anne Ruggles Gere, Ginger Shultz, Eric Svaan and Stephanie Tharp.
The University of Michigan will convene the first meeting of the Midwest Mobility from Poverty Network, a group of academic institutions working to advance and expand strategies to connect university-based poverty research to the public.
Carly Marten was in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia, for a summer project last year when she decided to attend a feminist film festival.
Four staff members from the University of Michigan are being recognized for their outstanding service to the research community.
The University of Michigan is making changes to strengthen its efforts to prevent and address sexual and gender-based misconduct on campus following internal discussions of best practices and two comprehensive reviews of its related policies and procedures that began last year.
Among the changes being implemented are:
Rebecca Cunningham has been appointed interim vice president for research in the University of Michigan Office of Research.
Two University of Michigan professors have been named as recipients of the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship, a prestigious honor that supports research in the social sciences and humanities.
A panel of University of Michigan faculty members has recommended a new core statement of principle for the interaction of faculty members with students that says faculty members “must base their actions solely on educational and professional reasons” except in the most unusual circumstances.
New Block M to connect UM-Dearborn to maize and blue tradition
As Elizabeth Roberts conducted anthropological research in Mexico City in 2013, she noticed the central role of soda consumption in the area’s public health discussions.
Each year The University Record profiles several graduating seniors who highlight the range of experiences and people who attend U-M. Click the headlines to read the full stories.
Ashley Tjhung has dedicated her University of Michigan career to raising the voices of students of color across campus.
Christina Lindsey’s journey started long before she arrived at the University of Michigan.
The School of Nursing senior and first-generation college student from Detroit said she was adopted at birth, and that her biological mother struggled with substance abuse at the time.
The knowledge and research scholars produce is often valuable in helping shape policy and combating social inequities. But navigating the public sphere in today’s political climate can be challenging.
When Thomas Laub realized he wanted to work in theater for the rest of his life, he was surrounded by enamored theatergoers at a production of “Guys and Dolls.”
Once Kalei Glozier took psychology courses at U-M, he discovered his passion for the field.
Originally a pre-pharmacy and pre-med student, Glozier said he became interested in wellness from a different angle.