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December 12, 2018

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September 5, 2014

Facets of privacy discussed at inauguration panel

As use of social media and cloud computing continue to rise, and tools for data mining and facial recognition continue to improve, privacy is at the forefront of both public and academic discourse.

September 5, 2014

Experts explore how to rescue U.S. biomedical research enterprise

Systemic flaws in the way biomedical research is conducted in the United States have created a “creeping malaise in the midst of the bounty of discovery and success,” the director of the National Cancer Institute said Friday at a University of Michigan symposium.

September 8, 2014

Business professor puts leadership skills to use on Everest

Next to Scott DeRue's desk hangs a whiteboard covered in multicolor outlines, parabolas and lists. Written with green marker in neat, unassuming handwriting near the middle of the board is one question: "How do we change people's lives?"

September 8, 2014

Accolades

Robin Queen

Andries Coetzee

September 8, 2014

Campus briefs

Wright Writing Center relocates

September 4, 2014

MHacks sparks national college hackathon movement

An expected 1,000 student hackers from across the country will be on North Campus on Friday for MHacks IV, a leading student-run hackathon that has helped to spawn what might be considered a new sport for tech-minded college students nationwide.

September 2, 2014

Bacon to talk on college sports in Hovey lecture

John U. Bacon, journalist, author and alumnus of the Knight-Wallace Fellows at Michigan, will deliver the 29th Graham Hovey lecture at 5 p.m. Friday in the Wallace House Gardens.

September 2, 2014

Higher ed briefs

News from other Michigan public universities and U-M peer institutions across the nation.

September 2, 2014

Campus briefs

East Quad Dining wins national prize

September 2, 2014

Accolades

David C. Michener, associate curator, Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum, received the American Public Gardens Association’s 2014 Professional Citation award at the association’s recent annual meeting in Denver.

September 2, 2014

Inauguration events to mark installation of President Schlissel

Friday is inauguration day.

With a ceremony steeped in tradition and symposia addressing some of the pressing issues facing higher education, Mark S. Schlissel will be officially installed as the 14th president of the University of Michigan during a 3 p.m. ceremony at Hill Auditorium.

September 2, 2014

Symposium: Privacy and identity in a hyperconnected society

The second symposium of inauguration day will focus on another important social issue: personal privacy.

Concerns over personal privacy have risen to the boiling point, with pressing implications for commerce, social interactions, policing, national security, health, education and social research. 

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