Heather Bruegel, a registered nurse at University Hospital, has been elected as the bargained-for staff representative to the Police Department Oversight Committee for the two-year term that began July 1.
The committee receives and makes recommendations regarding grievances against any police officer deputized by the university.
Zen dens, healthy potlucks and refreshed lounge spaces are just a few of the benefits of having an MHealthy Champion in the workplace.
Now through Aug. 16, MHealthy is looking for staff and faculty to serve as Champions. More than 700 employees currently volunteer, helping to support a culture of health within their area
Warmer days are here, which means spending more time outside enjoying picnics, boating on the lake, barbeques and other celebrations. Alcohol is often included in many of these activities.
Sascha Matish is the next associate vice provost and senior director of Academic Human Resources at the University of Michigan. Her appointment was approved June 20 by the Board of Regents.
Research shows that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can reduce the risk of heart disease and obesity, some cancers, diabetes, and hypertension, among other things. Despite knowing the benefits, it is still difficult for many people to get their recommended daily servings.
Nominations are being sought for an election to fill the union staff representative position on the University of Michigan’s Police Department Oversight Committee.
Imagine you are on the brink of losing your home. Or car troubles cause you to miss work, putting your job in jeopardy. Do you pay for repairs or buy groceries for your family? These situations are all too real for some members of U-M’s faculty and staff.
Faculty and staff on the three University of Michigan campuses, including Michigan Medicine, are now required to complete an online education program on sexual and gender-based harassment and misconduct.
Founding an international professional organization. Doubling student voter turnout. Creating a model of workplace flexibility. Teaching thousands of middle school students how to live healthy lives.
These are a few of the remarkable accomplishments of the 2019 University of Michigan Staff Impact Award recipients.
Faculty and staff struggling with life’s challenges find help at the University of Michigan, where support is available year-round on all three campuses and at Michigan Medicine.
Helping employees know about these resources is a key goal of National Mental Health Month, observed each year in May.
U-M health plan members who are transgender will soon have coverage for additional medical procedures.
All U-M health plans will continue to cover in vitro fertilization, following a three-year pilot program. Additionally, modest coverage expansions have been implemented retroactively to Jan. 1, 2019.
Recent legislation has expanded the university’s sick time and paid time off policies to cover new uses.
An advisory committee has been named in the search for the next associate vice president for human resources.
Associate Vice President Laurita Thomas plans to retire in late 2019 after transitioning her responsibilities to her successor.
Nominations are now being accepted for departments and units that have reduced ergonomic risk factors by adding new equipment, modifying equipment or redesigning work processes.
Voices of the Staff, a volunteer-based program that gives staff members a forum for sharing ideas and defining the campus community issues that matter most, is accepting applications.
A search advisory committee has been named to assist in the selection of the next associate vice provost and senior director of academic human resources.
Faculty members at the University of Michigan are prohibited from having romantic or sexual relationships with undergraduate students on any of the three U-M campuses following significant revisions to the university’s policy on faculty-student relationships.
University of Michigan faculty, students and community members gathered Wednesday to discuss a new university policy requiring employees to disclose felony charges or convictions.
Under a new university policy, faculty, staff, student employees, volunteers and visiting scholars are required to provide notification if they are charged with or convicted of a felony crime. This policy is effective Feb. 1.