Time is running out on the decades-old tradition of beginning classes well after the designated start time.
So-called "Michigan time" — the practice of starting classes, meetings and events 10 minutes after the designated start time to allow for travel time across campus — will end May 1 at the start of the spring semester.
Renowned behavioral neuroscientist Terry E. Robinson will give the Henry Russel Lecture on March 5.
His lecture, titled "Rush to Reductionism: Lessons from Studies on the Neurobiology of Addiction," will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the Rackham Amphitheatre.
Historically, when people talk about developing a good — or even great — city, the focus has been fairly superficial, says June Manning Thomas.
Tall, beautiful buildings and lively business and entertainment districts are important, but they aren't enough.
According to retired ambassador Melvyn Levitsky, being a professor of practice requires infusing stimulating scholarly material with real-life experience.
Three new sports to debut at UM-Dearborn this fall
Four University of Michigan researchers have been named 2018 Sloan Research Fellows, a group of 126 early-career scholars recognized by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
President Mark Schlissel said Thursday the University of Michigan would engage an outside expert to review its policies and practices to be sure U-M is doing all it can to prevent and respond to reports of sexual misconduct in all aspects of the university community.
Four faculty members have been recognized for outstanding contributions to undergraduate education as this year's Arthur F. Thurnau Professors.
The 2018 honorees, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents and effective July 1, are Eric F. Bell, Jason P. De León, Jason P. McCormick and Ellen H. Rowe.
Grand Rapids business and community leaders Mike and Sue Jandernoa are intensifying their efforts to improve the mathematics proficiency of Michigan schoolchildren through a partnership with the University of Michigan.
Professors Kimberlee Kearfott and Cheryl Moyer will receive the 2018 Sarah Goddard Power Award, and the University of Michigan-Dearborn's College of Engineering and Computer Science will be recognized with the Rhetaugh G. Dumas Progress in Diversifying Award.
LSA earns award from Diversity Abroad
Forty-two companies have committed to investing $150,000 each in Mcity as Affiliate members over the next three years.
Mcity is the University of Michigan-led public-private R&D initiative leading the transformation to connected and automated mobility.
Companies investing in second-phase funding as Mcity Affiliate members:
President Mark Schlissel's Biosciences Initiative on Monday issued its first Request for Applications to U-M faculty, calling for high-impact research initiatives focused on solving critical problems in the biosciences.
Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday recommended a 2 percent bump in higher education funding for Michigan's 15 public universities for the 2018-19 fiscal year.
The recommended increase would bring total operating funds for state universities to more than $1.5 billion, exceeding the 2011 funding level by $39.1 million.
Nominations are being accepted through March 23 for the Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award, and can be submitted by faculty, staff and students.
All submissions must include a nomination letter, which should not exceed 2,000 words.
Community college students will have greater opportunities to transfer to the University of Michigan to study the humanities under a new program that streamlines the process and creates more tailored support for transfer students.
A new program within the Population Studies Center at the Institute for Social Research will be an incubator for young researchers from across the University of Michigan.
The University of Michigan Center for the Discovery of New Medicines has awarded early-stage funding for seven new drug discovery projects by faculty from across U-M.
University of Michigan Provost Martin Philbert has launched a new university task force to examine what it means to receive an undergraduate education at U-M, today and in the future.