University of Michigan
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August 19, 2019


August 15, 2019

Obituary — Jonathan Bulkley

Jonathan Bulkley, Peter M. Wege Professor Emeritus of Sustainable Systems, died July 14 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, at age 81 from lung cancer.

August 12, 2019

Campuswide New Faculty Orientation set for Aug. 28

A campuswide New Faculty Orientation, designed to introduce all new faculty to U-M, will take place Aug. 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., on the second floor of the Michigan League.

August 12, 2019

ITS Intern Showcase highlights innovative projects

The fifth annual ITS Intern Showcase took place Aug. 9 at the Michigan League, with 47 ITS interns, fellows and academy interns demonstrating the innovative work they accomplished this summer.

August 12, 2019

Spotlight: Professor helps men redefine masculinity, explore mental health

Daphne C. Watkins considers herself a witness to black men’s pain. The associate professor of social work dedicates her scholarship to studying “men, masculinities and mood,” with a specific focus on black men, and how men and boys define themselves as men and boys, and how that influences their mental health.

August 12, 2019

U-M in History — Aug. 12-Sept. 2

The University of Michigania, which later became the University of Michigan, was founded in Detroit on Aug. 26, 1817. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the weeks of Aug. 12-Sept. 2.

August 12, 2019

Campus briefs

Short news items from around the university.

August 9, 2019

Obituary: Elmer Grant Gilbert

Elmer Grant Gilbert, professor emeritus of aerospace engineering, died June 16 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, at age 89 from congestive heart failure.