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December 13, 2018

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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


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.

November 24, 2014

Dr. Marschall S. Runge recommended as EVPMA

President Mark Schlissel on Monday announced he will recommend the appointment of Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D., to become U-M's executive vice president for medical affairs March 1, pending approval by the Board of Regents in December.

November 24, 2014

Campus briefs

Michigan Dining chefs beat Buckeyes

November 20, 2014

Engaged education symposium invites reflection, forward look

With 100 funded projects at various stages of development across campus, leaders of the Transforming Learning for a Third Century Initiative brought a number of faculty trailblazers together Tuesday and asked them to "think big" about the future of engaged education at U-M.


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