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March 26, 2015

U-M honored for sustainable practices in cleaning program

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.

March 25, 2015

Schlissel, Peters headline U-M congressional breakfast

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.

March 25, 2015

U-M Mobility Transformation Center Affiliate Members

Auto Club Enterprises, an AAA affiliate

AGC Automotive

Arada Systems Inc.

BorgWarner Inc.

Brandmotion LLC

Calspan Corp.

Changan Automobile

Cohda Wireless

DURA Automotive Systems

Faurecia

Harada Industry of America Inc.

Harman International Industries

March 23, 2015

Lieberman's lecture to examine why ‘Nationalism Was European’

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.

March 23, 2015

Professor explores international law in Iraq and beyond

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.

March 23, 2015

Accolades

Anthony Bloch, Liliana Borcea and Thomas Lam of the Department of Mathematics in LSA were recently named 2015 Simons Foundation Fellows in Mathematics.

March 23, 2015

Campus briefs

University of Michigan acquires Haggadah collection

March 18, 2015

$2.5M award to help train young scientists in microbial systems

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.

March 16, 2015

Three faculty members elected to three-year terms on SACUA

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.

March 16, 2015

Seven to receive honorary degrees at Spring Commencement

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.

March 16, 2015

Gregerman, Goldman win Hollenshead Award for equity efforts

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.

March 16, 2015

Housing custodian maintains green thumb off the job

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.

March 16, 2015

Campus briefs

Contexts for Classics presents Classical Translation Contest

March 16, 2015

Accolades

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.

March 11, 2015

U-M 19th in Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings

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.

March 12, 2015

Election set for SACUA members, Senate secretary

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.

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