Through nearly her entire 12 years as U-M president, Mary Sue Coleman and the university's budget team have been working hard to keep the cost of attendance in check during a time of economic decline in the state and falling state funding for universities.
Three candidates for the position of chancellor of UM-Flint visited the campus over a two-week period in February. All three individuals are leaders in higher education with extensive backgrounds and diverse experiences. Susan Borrego, David Glassman and Steven Michael were the candidates selected to attend meetings in Flint and Ann Arbor.
The latest annual report from the Office of Student Conflict Resolution demonstrates continued leadership in campus conflict management, details an increase in the overall number of reported violations of the U-M student code of conduct, and shows a growing number of reported sexual misconduct violations.
This will be the last regular edition of The University Record email until March 10. Major developments that occur over the break may be posted to the Record website, but e-mail versions will not be sent.
The College of Engineering is seeking nominations for its 2014 Excellence in Staff Service Award Program.
School of Education Dean Deborah Loewenberg Ball is the recipient of the 2014 Edward C. Pomeroy Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teacher Education.
The university was notified Monday that the Office for Civil Rights in the U.S.
Shaping materials for practical use goes back to the dawn of humanity, the earliest materials being stone, metals and clay, said Ronald Larson, the A. H. White Distinguished University Professor of Chemical Engineering.
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Since 1988 more than 15,000 students have participated in high-level research through the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program in LSA.
Every holiday season, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering becomes the scene of an intense competition.
Former NASA astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison — the first woman of color to go into space aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour — will give the keynote address at the 32nd annual Women of Color Task Force Career Conference on March 7.
A recent analysis of survey data assessing the work environment for all U-M faculty suggests substantial improvement in science and engineering faculty experiences, and significant positive change in the climate for all groups of faculty in those fields.
Robert Neumann has been appointed police chief of the U-M Police Department.
Three University of Michigan scientists are among the 126 early-career professors from the United States and Canada selected as 2014 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows.
Nominees are sought to represent Faculty Senate and non-Senate positions on the U-M Police Department Oversight Committee. This committee receives and makes recommendations regarding grievances against any police officer or the U-M Police Department.
In the beginning, the Center for the Education of Women's mission was advocating for adult women who were underrepresented at the University of Michigan.
The School of Dentistry's student-led Wolverine Patriot Project, which provides oral health care to disabled and homeless veterans in northern lower Michigan, has won the American Dental Association Foundation 2013 Bud Tarrson Dental School Student Community Leadership Award.
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For Andrea Randolph, raising chickens doesn’t just mean fresh eggs — it means family bonding.
In 1997, Randolph and her two young children started raising chickens for a 4-H project. 4-H, a youth development organization run by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, promotes responsible, hands-on learning.