The dream of creating a paved, two-mile bike and walking path to help link Matthaei Botanical Gardens to Central Campus is expected to become reality next year.
The 10-foot-wide trail will make it easier for hundreds of students accessing the Matthaei Botanical Gardens area to get to study and work areas.
To help make 2015 Spring Commencement a special memory for graduates and an expected 40,000 guests, volunteers are needed to pass out programs, answer questions and more.
When astronauts go into space, their bodies are affected by the change in gravity. Their bones lose mass, their muscles weaken, their body fluid shifts, and their balance destabilizes. But what happens to their brains?
Soap program helps disadvantaged children
It's not often that a lecture begins with a standing ovation, but that's what happened as Stephen Strobbe took the stage at Rackham Auditorium on Tuesday for the 25th Annual Golden Apple lecture.
The Office of the President is calling for nominations for the third recipient of the Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Public Health.
U-M has begun to implement new federal regulations for the oversight of federally funded research projects.
The new regulations, which were issued by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, took effect in December, but organizations are allowed to phase them in gradually, which the university is doing over the next two years.
The university is releasing a new video this week to further promote resources for individuals impacted by sexual misconduct and broadly share institutional reporting practices in recognition of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Pamela Moss, professor of education, has been elected to the National Academy of Education, an honorific society whose members are elected on the basis of outstanding scholarship related to education.
Christin Carter-Su is recognized internationally for her landmark studies relevant to diseases and syndromes including short stature, metabolic syndrome, childhood obesity, cancer and rheumatoid arthritis.
Erin Flores' winter coat is grey, double-breasted, lined with blue satin, corseted in the back — and handmade.
"I saw a $400 coat that I wanted, so I made something like it. It's the most useful thing I've ever made," Flores says, as she adjusts the coat's felted wool flared skirt.
Pollack encourages survey participation
The University of Michigan Press has received a three-year $899,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the development of a new platform that will enable the publication and preservation of digitally enriched humanities monographs.
Michigan Dining and Central Student Government are co-hosting an Earth Day celebration at two Central Campus locations from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday.
The free public event — focusing on sustainability and engagement — will have activities at the Diag and Palmer Commons.
President Mark Schlissel was one of 305 students and faculty recently welcomed into the U-M chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society.
The university has been awarded the Green Cleaning Award's first place higher education prize for its (OS1) cleaning program in a competition sponsored by American School & University magazine, the Green Cleaning Network and the Healthy Schools Campaign.
President Mark Schlissel told a Washington, D.C., audience Wednesday that government and business leaders will be "essential partners" as U-M works strategically on the biggest problems facing the nation.
Auto Club Enterprises, an AAA affiliate
Arada Systems Inc.
DURA Automotive Systems
Harada Industry of America Inc.
Harman International Industries
The Office of Research will recognize two U-M staff members for outstanding research service.
North Korea's official name includes "Democratic People's Republic." The full national title of Laos is the "Lao People's Democratic Republic." And yet neither of these countries has a government that appears, to our American eyes, to be a democracy.