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Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies grant to fund student fieldwork

January 11, 2019

Professor emerita endows two gifts in LSA art history department

Two new gifts totaling $8.2 million to LSA from alumna and retired professor Ilene Forsyth will secure the future study of medieval art at the University of Michigan and provide educational and research opportunities for faculty and students.

January 10, 2019

University launches nine new projects to fight poverty

On any given day across Michigan nearly 100 homeowners or renters could be evicted — a rate almost one-and-a-half times the national average. That is a problem one of nine new projects funded by Poverty Solutions and supported by the Detroit Urban Research Center aims to tackle this year.

January 14, 2019

Mathematician Suzanne L. Weekes to keynote Browne Colloquium

Some of the contributions and achievements of black female mathematicians — and women in science, technology, engineering and math careers more broadly — were highlighted on the big screen with the Oscar-nominated film “Hidden Figures.”

January 14, 2019

Julie J. Park to discuss Harvard affirmative action lawsuit

Julie J. Park, a University of Maryland, College Park associate professor, will discuss a recent Harvard University affirmative action case and how Asian Americans fit into the debate about race-conscious college admissions.

January 14, 2019

Department of Dance presents annual concert, ‘Complex Rhythms’

The Department of Dance will present the annual ‘Complex Rhythms’ dance concert in the Power Center for the Performing Arts. Performances run from Feb. 7 through Feb. 10.

The concert will feature works by four choreographers who will draw from African and African-American aesthetic forms.

January 3, 2019

Faculty panel extends outreach during three January input sessions

The panel of faculty members appointed by the provost to explore the intersection of faculty members’ political beliefs and their responsibilities to students will continue its outreach to the University of Michigan community with open forums Jan. 10 and 11 on all three campuses.

December 19, 2018

Two U-M students named Marshall Scholars to study in the U.K.

Two University of Michigan students are among 48 American undergraduates to receive the prestigious Marshall Scholarship for graduate study at a British university next year.

LSA seniors Amanda Burcroff and Noah McNeal are U-M’s eighth and ninth Marshall Scholars, and the first since 2013.

December 19, 2018

Go Blue Guarantee, strong finances among annual report highlights

Record research volume, a strong financial position featuring unprecedented levels of fundraising and the rollout of the innovative Go Blue Guarantee are just three of the highlights in the university’s fiscal year 2018 annual report, made available this week in a digital format.

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