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June 16, 2019

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May 26, 2015

New SPG focuses on fitness for duty for faculty members

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.

May 26, 2015

Director of debate leads team to record-setting success

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.

May 26, 2015

Campus briefs

Dingell donates archive to Bentley Historical Library

May 21, 2015

U-M recognized with two healthy workplace awards

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.

May 19, 2015

U-M Library rolls out researcher ID system

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.

May 19, 2015

Food movement is the focus of May 28-29 Michigan Meeting

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.

May 18, 2015

U-M team develops water safety tips for parents and youth

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.

May 18, 2015

Ford School graduate students prompt discourse on race in video

"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.

May 15, 2015

Rebooting historical archives, expanding citizen engagement

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.

May 8, 2015

Thompson Street Parking Structure work deferred until 2016

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.

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