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December 15, 2014

UM-Flint Winter Commencement

Winter Commencement ceremonies for UM-Flint took place Dec. 14 at Perani Arena and Event Center. (Photo by Scott Galvin)

 

December 15, 2014

Campus briefs

CEW Scholarship Program and Fellowships applications available

December 15, 2014

Engineering professor makes small-scale tech that does big things

Prabal Dutta picks up a tiny sensor, no wider than a fingernail and about an inch long, then holds it next to a light until its embedded LED starts blinking blue.

"Energy is usually emitted in some other energy domain every time you use electricity," Dutta explains.

December 11, 2014

Student ambassadors help keep campus smoke free

The University of Michigan has entered its fourth year as a smoke-free campus and, for the most part, faculty, staff, students and visitors who light up seem aware of the policy and have honored it.

December 10, 2014

Pilot of learning management system shows promising results

Most faculty and students who participated in a pilot project for Canvas, the learning management system proposed as the successor to CTools, prefer it over the current system, according to an early preview of the pilot evaluation.

December 8, 2014

Some executive actions on immigration expected to affect U-M

Some of the Executive Actions on Immigration, recently announced by President Obama, are expected to directly affect U-M, although specific details of their impact are yet to be determined. 

 At this point, none of the announced actions are in effect. The proposed changes most relevant to U-M are:

December 8, 2014

Marc Lamont Hill to deliver MLK Symposium keynote

Marc Lamont Hill, a leading intellectual voice and the host of HuffPost Live and Black Entertainment Television News, will present the keynote lecture for the 29th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium in January.

December 8, 2014

Campus briefs

UM-Flint's RN-to-BSN nursing program expands

December 8, 2014

Accolades

Marianne Udow-Phillips has been elected to join the Arbor Research Board of Directors starting in January. She currently is the director of the U-M Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation. Udow-Phillips previously served as director of the Michigan Department of Human Services from 2004-07.

December 4, 2014

University joins national effort to expand college access

The University of Michigan was invited to join President Obama and hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders Thursday to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college.

November 25, 2014

M+Box now approved for storing protected health information

The university recently finalized a business associate agreement allowing M+Box, a cloud-based file sharing and collaboration service, to be used for storing protected health information governed by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

November 24, 2014

Engineering student, former swim captain is Rhodes Scholar

Two hours after his interview as a Rhodes Scholar finalist, mechanical engineering master's student David Moore and his fellow nominees were called into a room at a Chicago conference center. Out of a dozen people, only two would win the prestigious awards. It was finally time to find out who.

November 25, 2014

University issues new, detailed report on sexual misconduct

The initial annual report issued under the university's Policy on Sexual Misconduct by Students provides a detailed picture of sexual misconduct allegations, investigations and sanctions at U-M during the 2014 fiscal year.

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