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March 5, 2015

Nominations being sought for honorary degree recipients

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.

March 5, 2015

U-M gift establishes world's first endowed chair of Thai Buddhism

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.

February 26, 2015

Record email, print editions on break until March 9

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.

February 23, 2015

Six U-M researchers selected for Sloan fellowships

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.

February 23, 2015

New director named at Center for the Discovery of New Medicines

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.

February 23, 2015

Campus briefs

Fourth annual youth theatre camp returns to Detroit Center


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