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June 17, 2018


March 16, 2017

Central Power Plant expansion expected to reduce emissions

A new combustion turbine at the University of Michigan's Central Power Plant is expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions significantly, lowering emission levels halfway toward the university's 2025 sustainability goal.

March 16, 2017

Plans move forward for LSA addition to house Opportunity Hub

A new space in the LSA building will serve future University of Michigan undergraduates as the "hub" for connecting their passions to their education come summer of 2019.

The Board of Regents approved the schematic design for the LSA first floor renovation and addition project March 16.

March 16, 2017

Kota to receive 2017 Distinguished University Innovator Award

Professor Sridhar Kota has been selected to receive the Distinguished University Innovator Award for 2017 for an approach to engineering design that has led to the invention, development, flight-testing and commercialization of revolutionary shape-changing aircraft wings.

February 16, 2017

Central Power Plant to receive upgrade

The Central Power Plant that heats and powers most of the University of Michigan's Central and Medical campus buildings will receive equipment upgrades focused on increasing reliability and safety.

The $23 million project was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.

February 16, 2017

Elizabeth Moje appointed dean at School of Education

Elizabeth B. Moje, associate dean for research and community education, has been appointed dean of the University of Michigan School of Education.

Her appointment, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, is effective March 1, and runs through June 30, 2022.

January 12, 2017

Newmans make $1M gift to support three programs at SMTD

Regent Andrea Fischer Newman and her husband, Frank Newman, have made a gift of $1 million to support three critical areas within the Department of Theatre & Drama at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

December 8, 2016

Regent Deitch praised for passion, commitment to U-M

Laurence B. Deitch on Thursday completed 24 years of service on the Board of Regents, with colleagues praising his passion for keeping the University of Michigan accessible to all students and his deep commitment to the university where he earned two degrees.

December 8, 2016

Regents approve schematic design for North Campus Recreation Building

The North Campus Recreation Building, a vital hub of the North Campus community, will receive its first renovation in 40 years. Addressing long-awaited infrastructure needs, the project will also modernize the building's fitness offerings and amenities.

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

October 24, 2016

Five regent candidates make their case at Senate Assembly forum

Candidates running to fill two seats on the University of Michigan Board of Regents presented their views during a forum Monday, and topics ranged from tuition and cost containment to whether U-M should rehang its Final Four banners from the Fab Five era.


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