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June 22, 2018


November 20, 2014

School of Public Health adds nutrition department

Citing growing student interest and an increasing national emphasis on nutrition as a key to good health, the Board of Regents on Thursday approved a School of Public Health request to establish a new Department of Nutritional Sciences.  

November 20, 2014

Regents will have January strategic session

The Board of Regents is canceling its formal session in January and will instead have a strategic session to focus on the future of higher education. The session will be in Ann Arbor.

November 20, 2014

Regents Roundup — November 2014

The Board of Regents meeting Thursday in the Michigan Union was adjourned for public safety reasons, according to a statement read by President Mark Schlissel.

October 16, 2014

Athletics, CSG reach collaborative agreement on tickets, other matters

U-M students will pay less for season football tickets next year and facility rental fees will be eliminated for student groups with a charitable focus as part of a collaborative agreement announced Thursday between Central Student Government and Michigan Athletics.

October 16, 2014

President Schlissel outlines key goals for athletics at U-M

President Mark Schlissel said he was "deeply disappointed" with the athletic department's initial response and handling of quarterback Shane Morris' mild concussion, but he also said he would focus on four key goals as he takes the time to understand the broader issues affecting athletics.

October 16, 2014

Endowment has quadrupled during life of Investment Office

In the 15 years since the Board of Regents established an Investment Office to manage the university endowment, the total endowment has nearly quadrupled to $9.7 billion and distributions in support of campus operations have topped $3 billion.

September 18, 2014

Campus geared up quickly for large freshman class

Provost Martha Pollack said Thursday the Ann Arbor campus moved quickly over the summer to add class sections, hire additional instructors and secure housing for a larger-than-expected freshman class.

September 18, 2014

Regents OK Athletics South Competition and Performance Project

The Board of Regents Sept. 18 approved the Athletics South Competition and Performance Project, located along South State Street on the Stephen M. Ross Athletic Campus. This project addresses needs identified at the launch of the athletic department’s portion of the Victors for Michigan campaign last fall.

September 18, 2014

Regents approve renovations to Intramural Sports Building

The Intramural Sports Building, a heritage structure on the U-M campus and the iconic heart of the Department of Recreational Sports, will undergo a comprehensive renovation. The Board of Regents approved the project Thursday.

September 18, 2014

U-M Health System plans operating room expansion

To meet the growing demand for high-quality surgical care, the U-M Health System will renovate its surgical suites to create four new operating rooms in University Hospital.

September 10, 2014

Nominations sought for honorary degree recipients

The valuable contributions that people from outside the U-M community make to better the world are important to consider and to recognize.

That is why President Mark S. Schlissel is encouraging members of the university community to nominate worthy individuals for consideration by the university's Honorary Degree Committee.

July 17, 2014

Fireworks denied for two football games

Football fans will see not fireworks displays during home football games against Miami (Ohio) on Sept. 13 and Penn State on Oct. 11. A request for the use of fireworks at Michigan Stadium for those games was denied Thursday by the Board of Regents.

July 17, 2014

Schlissel notes U-M's academic excellence in first board remarks

President Mark S. Schlissel got a round of applause Thursday when he started the Board of Regents meeting saying, "Welcome to our July Board of Regents meeting and my first as president of the University of Michigan. It feels really good to say that."

July 17, 2014

Alumni gifts help fund new U-M Golf Course clubhouse

Although both are U-M alumni, neither Rich Postma nor Mary Petrovich played varsity golf while at the University of Michigan. But the sport of golf has played a pivotal role in both of their lives.


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