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May 22, 2019

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January 29, 2019

Wind chills prompt reduced operations Wed.-Thurs.; classes canceled

The University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor campus issued an emergency reduction in operations effective at midnight Tuesday through 7 a.m. Friday, due to predicted extreme low temperatures and wind chills.

All classes and events occurring during this time have been canceled.

January 28, 2019

Campus briefs

Ford School joins public affairs schools in Diversity Alliance

January 25, 2019

Annual waste reduction competitions returning to campus

The University of Michigan community is being challenged to think outside the trash bin to reduce the amount of waste generated on Ann Arbor’s campus during the annual RecycleMania Battle of the Buildings Competition.

January 24, 2019

U-M leading $25M program to advance nuclear nonproliferation

Advancing technologies to identify bomb-making nuclear materials, ferret out secret nuclear weapons facilities and detect nuclear detonations anywhere in the world is the aim of a new $25 million program led by the University of Michigan and funded by the Nuclear National Security Administration.

January 23, 2019

Search begins for head of institutional equity office

A search is underway for the next associate vice provost and senior director to lead the university’s Office for Institutional Equity.

This senior leadership role includes universitywide oversight for handling allegations of harassment or other discriminatory behavior, as well as the Americans with Disabilities Act.

January 21, 2019

MLK Symposium speakers explore resistance, unraveling injustice

Julia Putnam and Tim Wise discussed ways to resist oppressive systems, the misremembering of American history, and how education can help unravel injustice during their Keynote Memorial Lecture for U-M’s 33rd annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.

January 21, 2019

Professor’s work focuses on molecules key to curing diseases

Growing up in Germany, Nils G. Walter formed a positive, but secondhand, impression of the United States.

His father had been a prisoner of war in Texas who often told Walter about the kindness of Americans and T-bone steaks the size of dinner plates.

January 21, 2019

Campus briefs

UM-Flint Center for Gender and Sexuality gets grant for peer educators

January 18, 2019

Lori, Mihalcea to receive AWC's Goddard Power, Dumas awards

Professors Jody R. Lori of the School of Nursing and Rada Mihalcea of the College of Engineering will receive the 2019 Sarah Goddard Power Award, and the School of Nursing will be recognized with the Rhetaugh G. Dumas Progress in Diversifying Award by the Academic Women's Caucus.

January 17, 2019

Mcity testing would assess pre-public driverless vehicle safety

Mcity at the University of Michigan has outlined a test track-based concept for evaluating the safety of highly automated vehicles before they’re tested on public roads that could emerge as a model for a voluntary standard for safety testing.

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