The Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies will host a prestigious group of 13 scholars this fall, gathered around the theme "Secularization/Sacralization" and led by Scott Spector, professor of history, German and Judaic studies.
The University of Michigan International Institute has awarded a total of $150,000 to 52 U-M students through its Individual Fellowships program. Students will travel abroad between May 2015 and May 2016 to conduct research or intern in 39 countries.
The election to fill the union representative staff position on the university's Police Department Oversight Committee will take place over the next several weeks.
Five University of Michigan faculty projects that demonstrate fresh approaches to advancing student learning will be recognized May 4 as winners of the seventh annual Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize.
Each year The University Record profiles several graduating seniors who highlight the range of experiences and people who attend U-M.
Leontine Wallace didn't usually share details of her life, including drug abuse, but that hesitancy changed after a lecture by a professor who openly shared the challenges he faced in life.
For LSA senior Caroline Schaper, comedy is serious business. Well, sort of.
"I've known for a pretty long time that I wanted to be a television writer, so I came to the University of Michigan knowing I wanted to do something with writing," says Schaper, a Pittsburgh native.
What do you do when you're stranded late at night with a flat tire and 11 professional dancers? Just ask senior Hillary Kooistra.
Danny Freed comes from a long line of University of Michigan alums, but is the first to graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and an app.
Freed, 21, of West Bloomfield, is a co-founder of Companion, an app that helps your friends and family keep an eye on you while you walk home late at night.
Honor disability issues champions with Neubacher nominations
In a post-apocalyptic world, a group of townspeople must work together to change their fate and their town's destiny.
This isn't the synopsis of an upcoming science fiction film. It's the storyline of the most recent interactive performance project from Complex Movements, a Detroit-based artist collective.
The latest annual report from the Office of Student Conflict Resolution demonstrates the many ways in which OSCR continues to support a safe, just and peaceful university community while helping U-M students learn how to manage and resolve conflict in productive ways.
Paul Saginaw and Ari Weinzweig, co-owners and founding partners of Zingerman's Community of Businesses, will deliver the Spring Commencement address for the Ann Arbor campus at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 2, at Michigan Stadium.
President Mark Schlissel and professor Philip Deloria have been elected as new members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Two University of Michigan professors are among the first 32 recipients of the Andrew Carnegie Fellowship, the Carnegie Corporation of New York announced Wednesday.
The Senate Assembly on Monday selected Stefan Szymanski, professor of kinesiology, to fill a three-year term on the Senate Advisory Committee for University Affairs, the executive arm of U-M's faculty governance system.
The University of Michigan research community is launching an effort to enhance safety protocols in research laboratories across the university.
The University of Michigan is one of 12 schools selected to launch a national pilot program aimed at providing campuses with gold-standard recommendations and evidence-based resources to effectively manage food allergy, a potentially life-threatening disease.
A. Alfred Taubman, one of America's leading entrepreneurs and philanthropists — and one of the University of Michigan's most generous donors — died Friday of a heart attack. He was 91.
U-M Health System named among America's best employers by Forbes