The awkward audio of University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman’s remarks during halftime at Saturday’s football game resulted when she attempted to slow her speech to deal with significant feedback from the stadium public address system.
The Community Festival to celebrate the university’s $4 billion Victors for Michigan fundraising campaign drew hundreds of enthusiastic students, faculty, staff, alumni and other supporters to Ingalls Mall and Hill Auditorium on Friday.
Relive the excitement of the Victors for Michigan campaign kickoff events through these images captured by the photographers of Michigan Photography.
The Victors for Michigan campaign’s No. 1 theme is student support, and during the opening week of the historic campaign, students are speaking of the value of that support.
Blood Battle returns
The following U-M statements have been issued following the arrest of three persons in the Paul DeWolf homicide investigation:
The U-M Alumni Association will launch a five-year, $50 million campaign as part of the university’s Victors For Michigan campaign.
The Alumni Association, representing more than 535,000 alumni in 180 countries around the world, will kick off its campaign with the Michigan Alumni Experience from 3-5 p.m. Friday at the Alumni Center.
The University of Michigan on Thursday announced its most ambitious fundraising campaign of $4 billion — the largest effort in the history of public higher education.
More than 200 pilot projects born of bold ideas and unlikely collaborations will be on display next Friday at a symposium to mark the first funding anniversary of MCubed, the university’s one-of-a-kind seed grant experiment.
This week’s Summit on Diversity in Graduate Education drew more than 150 scholars and practitioners from across the country, seeking a better understanding of diversity’s role in the academic and social contexts of graduate school, and working to identify ways to effectively enhance and maintain diversity.
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The University of Michigan has publicly launched its most ambitious fundraising campaign of $4 billion — the largest effort in the history of public higher education.
President Mary Sue Coleman and other University of Michigan leaders will visit India next week to build partnerships and strengthen collaborations with Indian institutions of higher education.
The U-M Library’s Computer & Video Game Archive opened to little fanfare in 2008, sparked by a faculty member’s simple question: Did the library carry any gaming titles?
Investor Richard Rogel and Susan Rogel want the best and the brightest future doctors to continue to come to the Medical School to study medicine and enter their chosen medical specialty free from debt.
The University of Michigan is taking multiple steps to put the issue of student financial literacy front and center through a variety of initiatives, including a one-credit mini-course through LSA, a debt-awareness initiative and a continuing partnership with the National Endowment for Financial Education.
The 32nd annual Blood Battle, which pits U-M against Ohio State University in a blood-donation competition, begins Monday and runs through Nov. 27.
The public phase of the university’s Victors for Michigan campaign opens Friday as the university community and the public are invited to a communitywide festival from 5-7:30 p.m. on Ingalls Mall, followed by a celebratory Main Event in Hill Auditorium at 8 p.m.
• Accounts payable
• Billing and accounts receivable
• Travel and expense reimbursement
• Benefits and retirement savings administration
• Data management and reporting
• Time and leave administration
Combining resources to achieve lower costs and enhance service is the aim of the new U-M Shared Services Center, slated to open in April 2014.
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November 4, 2013