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October 3, 2014

Faculty members honored for scholarship, service

Editor's note: The information for this story includes excerpts from the citations written from materials provided by the Rackham School of Graduate Studies, the Office of Research, the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs and the University Press.

October 6, 2014


Patricia Abbott, associate professor of nursing, School of Nursing, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance. It is the first time a woman and a nurse has been elected to the board.

October 6, 2014

Communicator explores sense of smell, promotes interdisciplinarity

For Michelle Krell Kydd, the nose knows.

At 10 years old, Kydd stood on her tiptoes to reach over the counter at Alexander's department store in the Bronx, paying $2.75 for her first fragrance purchase, "Sweet Earth Rare Flowers" by Coty. Acquiring the solid perfume compact was only the beginning.

October 1, 2014

University moves up in latest world rankings

U-M is ranked as the world's 17th top institution, according to Times Higher Education, moving up one spot from last year.

The annual list ranks the top 400 universities worldwide and is based on 13 performance indicators separated into five categories: teaching, research, citations, industry income and international outlook.

September 30, 2014

MCubed opens public funding phase with projects in two areas

With more than $1 million in gifts, a new phase of the MCubed research-funding program will open this month, broadening the scope of U-M’s unique initiative to advance bold work that crosses traditional academic boundaries.

September 29, 2014

Group helps Rec Sports streamline membership structure

With help from an undergraduate club affiliated with the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Recreational Sports has streamlined its membership structure, trimming 55 memberships down to four categories.

September 26, 2014

Investing in Ability 2014 explores whether addiction is a disability

The U-M Council for Disability Concerns' annual Investing in Ability series begins Wednesday and concludes Nov. 9.

Throughout the month, Investing in Ability events will invite conversation on the biological, legal and personal impact of addiction in our lives.

September 29, 2014

Neubacher Award goes to student leader Lloyd E. Shelton

Lloyd E. Shelton is the recipient of the 2014 James T. Neubacher Award, which is conferred annually by the university's Council for Disability Concerns in recognition of extraordinary leadership and service in support of the disability community.

September 29, 2014

Campus briefs

UM-Flint science building renovation boosts learning

September 29, 2014

Adviser sends students abroad, finds global inspiration

Many of Jill Peters' fondest childhood memories are of her parents taking her on "pretty epic summer vacations."

For Peters, the International Programs adviser in the College of Engineering, these family memories inspired a lifelong passion for global learning.


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