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April 30, 2014

Sharon Glotzer elected to National Academy of Sciences

Sharon Glotzer, the Stuart W. Churchill Professor of Chemical Engineering, is among the most recent inductees to the National Academy of Sciences. Her induction was announced Tuesday. Membership in the NAS is one of the highest distinctions for a scientist or engineer in the United States.

April 29, 2014

Society of Fellows names new members

The Michigan Society of Fellows has selected six new fellows out of 1,027 applications to serve three-year appointments as postdoctoral scholars and assistant professors, beginning this fall. 

The seventh, Chelsea Wood was selected in 2012-13 and deferred her start date until 2014. 

April 30, 2014

CHRT Policy Fellows focus on national health

Six University of Michigan health services researchers spent nearly three days immersed in national health policy, learning how policies are formed “inside the Beltway” as part of the 2014 Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation Policy Fellowship.

April 28, 2014

Profiles from the Class of 2014

Each year The University Record profiles several graduating seniors who highlight the range of experiences and people who attend U-M.

April 28, 2014

Ford School senior values ‘reward’ of Michigan experience

As Zouheir Al Ghreiwati prepares to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in public policy from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, he pinpoints what drew him to Michigan. There were two things, really: being able to switch majors and the tsunami of team spirit.

April 28, 2014

Campuses, units to celebrate Spring Commencement

General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra will deliver the Spring Commencement address for the Ann Arbor campus at 10 a.m. Saturday at Michigan Stadium.

Barra, who became the first female CEO of a major automaker in January, will receive an honorary Doctor of Engineering degree.

Also receiving honorary degrees are:

April 28, 2014

Accolades

Julia Adler-Milstein

April 28, 2014

Grant specialist stays active, gives back

When was the last time that you biked 50 miles? 100? 300 miles? For Brenda Phillips, U-M Health System grant specialist, long-distance bike rides are just a part of her routine — another way to stay healthy.

"Biking — it's a great way to stay active, and it's a great way to get places," she laughs.

April 25, 2014

Survey measures undergrad experience for departments, faculty

What's it like to be an undergraduate student at the University of Michigan? It would be impossible to read the minds of almost 28,000 undergraduate students, but the "University of Michigan Asks You" (UMAY) survey is the next best thing.

April 25, 2014

Ginsberg Center welcomes new director

Garvester Kelley brings a blend of leadership experience to his new position as director of the Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning.

April 24, 2014

ITS advises password changes in wake of Heartbleed bug

After the discovery of the Heartbleed bug, a serious Internet security flaw that affected websites and servers around the world, U-M worked quickly and diligently to secure the university's data and systems. The university's core and critical services are now protected from the bug.

April 22, 2014

U-M admission policies to remain unchanged after court's ruling

The university will not make any changes to admissions policies after Tuesday's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court upholding Proposal 2 of 2006, because U-M policies already are consistent with the state's ban on the consideration of race in college admissions.

April 22, 2014

Six at U-M affected in tax-return fraud case; protection tips offered

The U-M Health System Compliance Office recently was made aware of reports of fraudulent tax return filings involving six U-M employees.

These tax filings went unknown until an employee received IRS notice that a tax return was already filed in his or her name. The source of this identity theft is not known.

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