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February 9, 2015

Campus briefs

International Institute establishes funding for global, academic innovation

February 9, 2015

Sustainability crucial for generations to come, coordinator says

For Sudhakar Reddy, volunteering is more than a passion: it’s central to his philosophy of sustainability.

"In Indian philosophy, after age 50, it’s important to be giving back to your family, friends and society, and those who are deserving. And how do you give back to them? You have to get involved. This is a sustainable approach."

February 2, 2015

Digging out

While much of the Ann Arbor campus enjoyed some time off with Monday's service reduction, others were hard at work digging out and keeping up with essential operations. Here are a few photos from the aftermath of the snowstorm that moved across Michigan on Sunday.

February 2, 2015

Lecture to show how statistics help solve world problems, impact daily life

In the Oscar-nominated film “The Imitation Game” starring Benedict Cumberbatch, British scientist and mathematician Alan Turing built a computer that cracked the German naval Enigma code, leading to several Allied victories and believed to have shortened World War II.  That was in 1939.

February 2, 2015

Campus briefs

UM-Flint offers free workshops to get businesses started

January 29, 2015

Summit focuses on success of men of color in higher ed

The National Center for Institutional Diversity convened a national summit Thursday titled "Ensuring Success for Men of Color:  Leveraging Evidence to Drive Better Policy, Practice, and Effective Philanthropic Investment."

January 29, 2015

University launches upgraded Planet Blue Ambassador program 2.0

Global transformations begin with local actions. That's the operating principle behind U-M's Planet Blue Ambassador program. 

Since its launch in January 2013, more than 2,000 U-M staff, students and faculty have become certified ambassadors, completing more than 20,000 environmental actions.

January 28, 2015

Michigan Dining helps fuel Local Food Summit 2015

Michigan Dining not only provides tasty food to the university, it is investing in the future of sustainable dining. This year, the group is sponsoring a homegrown event on Central Campus that is sure to spark opportunities for anyone wanting a sustainable, equitable food system in southeast Michigan.

January 26, 2015

ISR addition is latest U-M project to win LEED Gold Certification

The Thompson Street addition to the Institute for Social Research has received LEED Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

LEED, or Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design, is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices.

January 26, 2015

Detroit Urban Research Center manager doubles as part-time chocolatier

Julia Weinert's love of chocolate may have started by sampling different specialty chocolate bars at Zingerman's Delicatessen, but it sparked a desire to pursue the art of chocolate making.

Weinert, center manager of the Detroit Urban Research Center, followed this interest and soon took on a part-time internship with Mindo Chocolate.

January 26, 2015

Campus briefs

Board for Student Publications seeks new members

January 22, 2015

U-M to be part of AAU sexual assault climate survey

The University of Michigan is among more than two dozen U.S. higher education institutions that will participate in the Association of American Universities' national sexual assault climate survey this spring.

January 22, 2015

Justice Ginsburg to deliver Tanner Lecture at U-M on Feb. 6

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, will present the university's 2015 Tanner Lecture on Human Values on Feb. 6, from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at Hill Auditorium.

"A Conversation with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg" is open to students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the general public, including alumni.

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