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September 23, 2018

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April 21, 2014

Collaboration marks university's approach to IT strategy

The university is in the process of building and adopting an information technology strategy to meet the challenges and opportunities associated with the rapidly evolving needs of IT at a leading higher education institution in the 21st century.

April 21, 2014

Seven receive Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

Six faculty members and one professional staff member who have shown dedication to developing cultural and ethnic diversity at U-M have received the 2014 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award from the Office of the Provost.

The recipients are:

• Ketra L. Armstrong, School of Kinesiology.

April 21, 2014

MDetroit Center Connector shuttle to add Matthaei bus stop

Beginning May 8, the MDetroit Center Connector will add the Matthaei Botanical Gardens as a new weekly bus stop between Ann Arbor and Detroit.

In addition to five bus stops in Detroit, the Matthaei Botanical Gardens will be the first new Ann Arbor stop since the service was launched in September 2013.

April 17, 2014

Review of identity and access management systems underway

The university is in the first phase of reviewing how it manages electronic identity and roles, secures data, and ensures compliance in the effort to provide access to needed resources, which is key to the collaboration of faculty, clinicians, staff and students.

April 17, 2014

MacArthur Fellow champions green chemistry

When Melanie Sanford talks about chemistry, her words speed up, her smile grows wider and her hands fly as she explains a concept.

"You can think about putting molecules together like a puzzle," she says, bringing her palms together.

April 15, 2014

Faculty inductees into Phi Kappa Phi

William R. "Buzz" Alexander, professor of English language and literature, and art and design

Mark A. Burns, professor and chair of chemical engineering

John S. Carson, associate professor of history

Juan R. Cole, professor of history, director of Middle Eastern & North African Studies, International Institute

April 14, 2014


Awards and honors for U-M faculty and staff.

April 14, 2014

Desktop support specialist volunteers in Honduras

As the resident IT guru among his friends and family, Rebi Varghese is often called in to address technology issues. "In the end, people always end up asking me computer questions," says Varghese, who always tries to help.

April 8, 2014

Internet pioneer honored for building the Web's first backbone

For about a decade that ended in the mid-1990s, the fledgling Internet ran out of Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan. Now a School of Information professor who played a key role in bringing that early Web to life has been inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame.

April 8, 2014

Inauguration of President-Elect Schlissel set for Sept. 5

The inauguration ceremony for President-Elect Mark S. Schlissel has been scheduled for Sept. 5.

Schlissel becomes the university's president July 14. The Sept. 5 event at Hill Auditorium will celebrate the start of his tenure as the 14th person to lead the university since it was founded in 1817.


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