A justice on Germany's Federal Constitutional Court, an administrator with NASA, a top atmospheric scientist also serving as president of the National Academy of Sciences, and a Nobel Prize winner in medicine are scheduled to receive honorary degrees at Winter Commencement 2014 on the Ann Arbor campus.
Tell U-M Ann Arbor and Dearborn communities of MLK programs
On a recent beautiful fall day, Denise Kozikowski had an unusually Zen lunch break.
Kozikowski led a group of staff and faculty to the Law Quad Commons Courtyard, where they practiced "mindfulness meditation" and soaked up the sunshine.
The university has secured a spot on the list of most military-friendly colleges and universities for the second consecutive year.
The Office of the Provost announced a new Office of Digital Education and Innovation at the beginning of the academic year, saying it was created to "bolster personalized, engaged and lifelong learning by helping faculty explore creative ways to use technology and digital programs."
President Mark Schlissel said Tuesday he wanted to clarify his comments regarding student-athletes, the athletics department and their focus on academics and rules compliance. He said it became clear that his remarks during a faculty governance meeting Monday did not provide the full picture of the situation.
The U-M public safety and security commanding officers have elected to form a new union. The 27-9 vote was counted on Oct. 31 in support of the union.
The Command Officers Association of Michigan will represent about 55 members in command and supervisory roles in the Division of Public Safety and Security and on regional campuses.
Near her U-M office at East Liberty and South State streets, Grace Hsia sees the homeless outside Starbucks, in the alley near CVS, in front of Amer's Mediterranean Deli, and at the intersection of Liberty and Thompson.
Instructional, research, and clinical track faculty are invited to apply to be part of the 2015 Michigan Road Scholars Tour, scheduled for May 4-8.
This annual educational tour will expose participants to the state's economy, government and politics, culture, educational systems, health and social issues, history, and geography.
MIDAS study gains $2.8 million in NIH grants
Battles over religious liberty being waged as part of America's culture wars likely won't be resolved unless both sides accept "live and let live" solutions that require each to compromise on broad, strongly held views, one of the nation's leading authorities on the topic said Thursday.
Elisabeth Gerber has learned that applying teamwork is good for everything from fixing potholes to determining international, federal, health, environmental or economic policy.
When Veterans Day 2014 arrives Tuesday, the university's celebration of the military-affiliated members of the community will already be fully underway, having started Wednesday and ending Nov. 21.
TeachingWorks, an organization within the School of Education, was awarded a $1.1 million grant from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to help improve teacher preparation programs.
Participation in the university's vanpool program has reached an all-time high with 100 vans helping long-distance commuters get to the Ann Arbor campus.
President Mark Schlissel announced Friday that he was appointing James Hackett, the recently retired chief executive officer of Michigan-based Steelcase Inc., as interim athletic director for the university.
The Board of Regents extends its gratitude to Dave Brandon for his years of service as the university's athletic director. We recognize Dave's unwavering commitment to our student athletes and coaches. He leaves the athletic department on firm financial footing and with greatly improved facilities for our student athletes.
A handmade card that reads "Happy Birthday Mommy" hangs on the wall next to Amanda Holdsworth's desk in her office at the Business Engagement Center.
It is surrounded by finger-painted crafts and pictures of a smiling toddler with blond pigtails. Avery, Holdsworth's daughter, is now 3 years old and completely healthy.