A new standard practice guide spells out the criteria and process the university would use when considering the timely, administrative review of a faculty member who is unable to perform the essential functions of a faculty position, despite reasonable accommodations.
University of Michigan researchers will share in a $1.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences to launch a three-year study of virtual schooling in Florida.
In a political campaign, debate performance can make or break a candidate's chances of success. On the intercollegiate level, debate performance makes or breaks student success at competitions, on a national stage.
Dingell donates archive to Bentley Historical Library
The University of Michigan and its health system recently received two awards for its wellness efforts. This spring, it was named among the 2015 Healthiest Employers of Southeast Michigan. The university also earned an Edington Next Practice Award in Quality Assurance.
For many of us, sharing a common name with thousands of others might be an occasional inconvenience, or a source of frustration when Googling ourselves. But for researchers like U-M's Jennifer Smith the implications are a little more serious.
The ascendant Food Sovereignty movement — in which peasant farmers, fishers and farmworkers seek to solve world problems in food and agriculture — is the focus of an academic conference opening May 28 at the University of Michigan.
With summer just around the corner, millions of swimmers will enjoy Michigan's Great Lakes beaches and cool water, but waves and currents can be deadly.
Since 2002, dangerous currents and waves along Lake Michigan have claimed the lives of 57 swimmers in Michigan alone, according to the National Weather Service.
"Walking the Line of Blackness," a 20-minute video created by and featuring graduate students from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, puts their direct, personal experiences with racism in focus. Their intent is to contribute to the national discourse about race, here and throughout academia in the U.S.
Undergraduate students at the University of Michigan have a new major course of study to choose from — one that is highly relevant in this age of "Big Data."
The University of Michigan has awarded nearly $6.4 million in Third Century Initiative funding to six faculty projects that show promise to transform learning for students.
Those who have been around campus for some time may be familiar with names like Alice Crocker Lloyd, Robert P. Briggs and Margaret Bell, but until recently none of these important figures in U-M history had biographies on the most popular contemporary list of who's who in the world: Wikipedia.
Today, 181 brand new doctors will stride across a stage at the University of Michigan, ready to take on the world and become tomorrow's health care leaders.
Navigating the thorny issue of how academics could better inform public debate brought much accord from four university presidents assembled at the Rackham Amphitheater for a Michigan Meeting discussion Wednesday.
The Institute for the Humanities has awarded fellowships to nine faculty members and nine graduate students to support research projects they will pursue during 2015-16.
Six MBA students from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business came up with a playbook for the Miami Dolphins — a program to help players with their post-career game plans.
In a historic partnership, the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences will share ownership of its rich mineral collection with the A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum at Michigan Technological University.
Research at the University of Michigan has a whole new look.
A project to repair the elevator lobby and stairs, and to replace stairwell handrails in the Thompson Street Parking Structure will be deferred until next year.
The work had been scheduled to begin Monday and be completed in phases through the summer.
Faculty, staff and students make significant contributions to the economic vitality and quality of life of the city of Ann Arbor. These efforts demonstrate the university's commitment to helping the local community thrive.