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February 19, 2018

University updating start, end times for classes

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.

February 19, 2018

Terry E. Robinson to present Henry Russel Lecture March 5

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.

February 19, 2018

Thomas to address Detroit's experience planning the 'good city'

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.

February 19, 2018

Campus briefs

Three new sports to debut at UM-Dearborn this fall

February 15, 2018

U-M will review sexual misconduct policies and procedures

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.

February 15, 2018

Four faculty members honored as Arthur F. Thurnau Professors

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.

February 12, 2018

Academic Women's Caucus to present Goddard Power, Dumas awards

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.

February 12, 2018

Campus briefs

LSA earns award from Diversity Abroad

February 8, 2018

Mcity announces Affiliate members in second phase of funding

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.

February 8, 2018

Affiliates in second phase of Mcity funding

Companies investing in second-phase funding as Mcity Affiliate members:


Aisin Group

Analog Devices


Changan Automobile

Cohda Wireless

Deloitte Consulting



GAC Motor






February 7, 2018

Governor recommends 2 percent higher-ed funding increase

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.

February 8, 2018

Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award nominees sought

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.

February 7, 2018

U-M, Henry Ford College launch humanities transfer program

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.


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