To recognize the outstanding contributions of its staff, the University of Michigan has created the Staff Impact Awards. Created as part of the university's bicentennial celebration, the awards will honor staff, supervisors and work teams that help the university meet its missions.
For many, the end of the year includes celebrating the season and enjoying time with family and friends. Sometimes this may include alcohol.
Faculty, staff and retirees may change their benefits for 2018 during Open Enrollment, which runs through Nov. 3.
Clinical depression is a medical illness affecting more than 19 million American adults each year. Like screenings for physical illnesses, screenings for mental and emotional health are important for overall wellness.
University of Michigan ergonomics awareness groups from all three campuses and Michigan Medicine have again partnered to offer grant funds to departments and units looking to solve worksite ergonomics issues.
The decision to retire is highly personal and can often be complex. Health care coverage, income and staying connected are some of the questions people face with retirement.
By 2021, almost 10,000 university faculty and staff will be eligible to retire.
The Office of the Provost wishes to recognize exemplary staff at the Ann Arbor and U-M Health System campuses with the Candace J. Johnson Award for Staff Excellence.
It's now easier for the U-M community to identify and choose foods on campus that demonstrate basic good nutrition. For the last year, MHealthy and its partners have been working to update the MHealthy Nutrition Guidelines.
Open enrollment provides an annual opportunity for faculty, staff and retirees to review and change their benefits for the following year. Open enrollment for 2018 benefits is set for Oct. 23 to Nov. 3. New rates and changes take effect Jan. 1.
Registration is open for a new wellness program that gives U-M faculty and staff the opportunity to embrace a more rounded approach to personal health.
MHealthy is recruiting staff and faculty members through the end of August to serve as MHealthy Champions. These volunteers help support a healthier workplace culture within their department, unit or school.
Currently, nearly 600 employees across the university's three campuses and Michigan Medicine volunteer as Champions.
The University of Michigan has been recognized as a great place to work by the Chronicle of Higher Education for a 10th straight year.
The university was specifically recognized for outstanding benefits and compensation, based on the results of the Chronicle's 2017 "Great Colleges to Work For" survey of faculty and staff.
Prescription drug spending is an important driver of health care costs nationwide, but the University of Michigan drug plan has contained costs better than many employers.
Teri Grieb, senior director for research in the Medical School Office of Research, and a team from LSA and Information and Technology Services are the individual and team winners of the 2017 President's Staff Innovation Awards.
Most people know that eating plenty of vegetables and fruits is a smart idea — research shows doing so can reduce risk of heart disease and obesity, some cancers, diabetes and hypertension, among other things. Despite the benefits, many still do not get the recommended daily servings.
The election to fill the union representative staff position on the university’s Police Department Oversight Committee will take place June 12-16.
Members of the Graduate Employees Organization, the union representing some graduate student employees at the University of Michigan, have ratified a new three-year contract with the university.
The University of Michigan will pilot a summer employment program to pair economically disadvantaged youth with faculty and staff to help them gain work experience, mentorship and life skills training.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the typical American diet exceeds the recommended levels in calories from solid fats and added sugars, refined grains, sodium and saturated fat.
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 now accepting applications.
Apply to join Voices of the Staff by March 31.