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February 11, 2015

Governor recommends funding increase for all three U-M campuses

The fiscal year 2016 state budget recommendation released Wednesday by Gov. Rick Snyder includes a 2 percent overall increase in funding for the state's 15 public universities, bringing total operating funds for universities to nearly $1.4 billion.

February 11, 2015

Academic Women’s Caucus presents Goddard Power, Dumas awards

Dr. Carol Rossier Bradford, Lilia M. Cortina and Dr. Dee E. Fenner have received Sarah Goddard Power Awards for 2014.

The ceremony for the 31st annual awards, presented to individuals who demonstrate scholarship, leadership and support of women faculty, was Wednesday in the Michigan League Hussey Room.

February 6, 2015

Feminist, poet, activist Clarke to present Trotter lecture

Ground-breaking black lesbian feminist, activist, essayist and poet Cheryl Clarke will present the inaugural William Monroe Trotter Lecture, "Is black why we die? Audre Lorde and the Mixed Media of Resistance."

The talk is at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Michigan League Ballroom. Doors open at 5 p.m.

February 6, 2015

U-M teaching and learning professionals invited to virtual conference

A three-day conference of teaching and learning professionals from around the world will be broadcast to U-M staff and faculty for free Monday through Wednesday.

The Educause Learning Initiative Annual Meeting provides content and exploration of the toughest issues currently facing higher education.

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.

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