Seven faculty members who have shown dedication to developing cultural and ethnic diversity at the University of Michigan have received the 2015 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award from the Office of the Provost.
The recipients are:
• Lester P. Monts, School of Music, Theatre & Dance. (Lifetime Achievement Award)
To the right of Mary Beth Seiler's desk, framed photo collages cover the wall, illustrating her career in Greek life during the past 36 years.
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Give Kids a Smile draws 38 for free dental care
Three University of Michigan professors are among 175 winners of the Guggenheim Fellowships, awarded annually for distinguished achievement in the past and exceptional promise for future accomplishment.
Friends, family members, and campus partners are invited to attend a memorial program to honor the lives and accomplishments of student members of the U-M family who have died during this academic year.
The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs has elected Silke-Maria Weineck, professor of Germanic languages and literatures, and comparative literature, to chair the university's faculty governance system for the coming year.
The U-M Police Department has created a Special Victims Unit focused on reducing the incidence of sexual assault and related crimes on the Ann Arbor campus. The announcement comes during Sexual Assault Prevention month.
The dream of creating a paved, two-mile bike and walking path to help link Matthaei Botanical Gardens to Central Campus is expected to become reality next year.
The 10-foot-wide trail will make it easier for hundreds of students accessing the Matthaei Botanical Gardens area to get to study and work areas.
To help make 2015 Spring Commencement a special memory for graduates and an expected 40,000 guests, volunteers are needed to pass out programs, answer questions and more.
When astronauts go into space, their bodies are affected by the change in gravity. Their bones lose mass, their muscles weaken, their body fluid shifts, and their balance destabilizes. But what happens to their brains?
Soap program helps disadvantaged children
It's not often that a lecture begins with a standing ovation, but that's what happened as Stephen Strobbe took the stage at Rackham Auditorium on Tuesday for the 25th Annual Golden Apple lecture.
The Office of the President is calling for nominations for the third recipient of the Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Public Health.
U-M has begun to implement new federal regulations for the oversight of federally funded research projects.
The new regulations, which were issued by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, took effect in December, but organizations are allowed to phase them in gradually, which the university is doing over the next two years.
The university is releasing a new video this week to further promote resources for individuals impacted by sexual misconduct and broadly share institutional reporting practices in recognition of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Pamela Moss, professor of education, has been elected to the National Academy of Education, an honorific society whose members are elected on the basis of outstanding scholarship related to education.
Christin Carter-Su is recognized internationally for her landmark studies relevant to diseases and syndromes including short stature, metabolic syndrome, childhood obesity, cancer and rheumatoid arthritis.
Erin Flores' winter coat is grey, double-breasted, lined with blue satin, corseted in the back — and handmade.
"I saw a $400 coat that I wanted, so I made something like it. It's the most useful thing I've ever made," Flores says, as she adjusts the coat's felted wool flared skirt.
Pollack encourages survey participation