The university has been awarded the Green Cleaning Award's first place higher education prize for its (OS1) cleaning program in a competition sponsored by American School & University magazine, the Green Cleaning Network and the Healthy Schools Campaign.
President Mark Schlissel told a Washington, D.C., audience Wednesday that government and business leaders will be "essential partners" as U-M works strategically on the biggest problems facing the nation.
Auto Club Enterprises, an AAA affiliate
Arada Systems Inc.
DURA Automotive Systems
Harada Industry of America Inc.
Harman International Industries
The Office of Research will recognize two U-M staff members for outstanding research service.
North Korea's official name includes "Democratic People's Republic." The full national title of Laos is the "Lao People's Democratic Republic." And yet neither of these countries has a government that appears, to our American eyes, to be a democracy.
In 2004, Monica Hakimi had a unique opportunity as an attorney-adviser in the Office of the Legal Adviser of the U.S. Department of State: She worked with local authorities in Iraq to set up a property claims commission.
Anthony Bloch, Liliana Borcea and Thomas Lam of the Department of Mathematics in LSA were recently named 2015 Simons Foundation Fellows in Mathematics.
University of Michigan acquires Haggadah collection
A $2.5 million Burroughs Wellcome Fund award will allow the University of Michigan to train a new generation of multidisciplinary scientists to integrate population and microbiome sciences — considered key to understanding human health and disease.
A U-M assistant professor testified before a U.S. Senate panel Tuesday about investment in information technology in health care.
The Senate Assembly on Monday elected faculty members from the Medical School, LSA and the Stephen M. Ross School of Business to the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, the executive arm of the university's faculty governance system.
Paul Saginaw and Ari Weinzweig, co-owners and founding partners of Zingerman's Community of Businesses, will deliver the Spring Commencement address for the Ann Arbor campus May 2 at Michigan Stadium.
Saginaw and Weinzweig will each receive honorary Doctor of Laws degrees.
In tropical Grenada, where bananas and mangoes grow and the sea meets gorgeous sands, all is not paradise.
The 2015 recipients of the Center for the Education of Women's Carol Hollenshead Award for Excellence in Promoting Equity and Social Change are Sandra Gregerman, director of the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program, and Edward Goldman, adjunct associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology.
Although it’s the middle of winter, Dave Camp has flower baskets on his mind.
Camp, a custodian in Mary Markley Residence Hall, helps on weekends to run Tulip Tree Gardens in Gregory with the owners — his wife, Rachel, and her sister, Laura Morehouse.
Contexts for Classics presents Classical Translation Contest
The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism, co-authored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures Chair Donald Lopez, has been awarded the Dartmouth Medal for 2015. It honors the most outstanding reference work of the past year according to the American Library Association. Lopez is Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Arthur E.
U-M is ranked as the 19th top university in the world, according to the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings released Wednesday.
The 2015 Reputation Rankings are based on the results from an invitation-only survey from 10,507 academics in 141 countries.
The U-M faculty's Senate Assembly will choose three new members of the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs at its meeting Monday.
The three top vote getters will serve three-year terms that begin May 1.
Efforts to get healthier food choices for Detroit residents have proven somewhat successful in recent years with the opening of grocery stores and small markets, but one major obstacle still stands in the way of families getting access to fresh, nutritious food.