Architecture student Bjørnar Haveland will be awarded the 2015 Raoul Wallenberg Fellowship that will support his yearlong study of two of the world's oldest refugee camps, and help him develop ways to improve the quality of life in the settlements.
When Brian Green was a Ph.D. student of accounting and finance, he placed a bet with his colleague. If he could effectively conduct his research and dissertation on fraud detection, he would win his friend's Al Kaline rookie baseball card.
The valuable contributions that people from outside the U-M community make to better the world are important to consider and to recognize.
That is why President Mark Schlissel is encouraging members of the university community to nominate worthy individuals for consideration by the university's Honorary Degree Committee.
The university has received a gift of $2 million to establish the Thai Professorship of Theravada Buddhism, which will further enhance one of the largest Buddhist studies programs in North America.
This professorship, dedicated to the Thai tradition of Theravada Buddhism, is believed to be the first such chair in the world.
The university announced today that it was taking decisive action against the fraternity and sorority responsible for the "reprehensible" behavior and vandalism at Treetops Resort near Gaylord the weekend of Jan.16-18.
• Caren Stalburg: Instructional Methods in Health Professions Education MOOC
"I will not try to teach anything that can't be Googled."
"I look forward to seeing where it's going to go."
Friday's edition of the The University Record email will be the last until March 9, due to the winter break. Major developments that occur over the break may be posted to the Record website, but e-mail versions will not be sent.
The Record will not publish a print edition March 2, but will resume its weekly publication March 9.
Stephen Strobbe's morning was off to a routine start Wednesday when a student presentation in his "Mental Health & Illness Across the Lifespan" class took an unexpected twist.
President Mark Schlissel told state legislators Tuesday he has been impressed with Michigan residents' optimism about the future and that "they look to higher education as a pathway to prosperity for their children and as a source of hope for the future."
The International Institute will host Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jody Williams and Perseus Strategies Managing Director Jared Genser at a Human Rights Initiative panel discussion on March 17.
Editor's note: This article has been corrected from its original version to add Andrew Snowden to the list of recipients.
Six U-M assistant professors are among the 126 early career scientists and scholars from the United States and Canada selected as 2015 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows.
Vincent Groppi, a leader in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, is the new director of U-M's Center for the Discovery of New Medicines.
The CDNM is a virtual center that supports early-stage, innovative drug-discovery research projects across the university and is administratively housed at the Life Sciences Institute.
For Sheri Circele, Saturday mornings have been a time for giving back.
Fourth annual youth theatre camp returns to Detroit Center
University of Michigan researchers have released a detailed draft analysis of policy options for hydraulic fracturing, the natural gas and oil extraction process commonly known as fracking.
Ana Guay, an honors major in classical languages and literature with a minor in translation studies, has been awarded a 2015 Gates Scholarship to the University of Cambridge.
President Mark Schlissel launched a campuswide conversation on diversity Monday, calling for innovative and ambitious measures to address "the hardest problem and biggest challenge that we're going to confront together."
The son of Hungarian Holocaust survivors, Tamas Gombosi took an unlikely path to his post as an eminent space scientist at U-M.
The Digital Innovation Advisory Group's Digital Ecosystem Subcommittee, a faculty advisory committee, will help plan the transition from CTools to a new learning-management system called Canvas.