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March 28, 2019

Regents Roundup — March 2019

The Board of Regents approved the following items at its meeting March 28.

Ann Arbor campus Named professorships

Robert Axelrod, William D. Hamilton Distinguished University Professor, effective March 1, 2019.

March 28, 2019

Observatory to add multi-use classroom, improved accessibility

A historic campus building that served as the university’s first scientific research laboratory is one step closer to adding needed classroom space and improved accessibility.

The Board of Regents approved design plans Thursday for a new addition to the 165-year-old Detroit Observatory.

March 28, 2019

President reaffirms U-M commitment to achieving carbon neutrality

President Mark Schlissel on Thursday reaffirmed the university’s commitment to achieving carbon neutrality and thanked the U-M community for its longstanding support of sustainability.

He made his remarks at a public meeting of the university’s Board of Regents.

March 28, 2019

BSRB vivarium will expand to accommodate research growth

The A. Alfred Taubman Biomedical Science Research Building has 20,000 square feet of expansion space set aside for future research, which will undergo construction later this year.

The building project, led by the Medical School, was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.

February 21, 2019

Regents approve design for Alumni Center renovation

The Alumni Center will undergo a renovation project on the basement, first and second floors to improve public entry and circulation.

The Board of Regents approved a schematic design for the work Thursday.

December 6, 2018

Board recognizes outgoing regents Newman, Richner

Andrea Fischer Newman and Andrew C. Richner were celebrated for their substantial service and commitment to the University of Michigan during Thursday’s Board of Regents meeting. Their tenure on the board ends Dec. 31.

December 6, 2018

U-M to sell tech park parcel for KLA-Tencor expansion

The University of Michigan will move forward with a plan to sell a parcel of university-owned land in the Ann Arbor Technology Park that will allow a company to increase its local employment by up to 500 new jobs.

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