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August 19, 2019

Campus News

August 12, 2019

Revised Board of Regents Ordinance available for public comment

A revised University of Michigan Board of Regents’ Ordinance has been proposed and is now being posted for public comment. The ordinance covers the regulation of parking and traffic, and the use and protection of U-M buildings and property.

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 9, 2019

Team led by U-M selected to manage national estuary research

A collaborative, multisector team, led by U-M’s Water Center at the Graham Sustainability Institute and the School for Environment and Sustainability has been awarded a five-year, $20 million cooperative agreement to help oversee research at a nationwide network of 29 coastal reserves.

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.

August 12, 2019

Obituary: Joy Alexander Blouin

Joy Alexander Blouin, former head of the Visual Resources Collection in the Department of History of Art, died peacefully on July 17 at age 74, surrounded by her family. The cause was complications from pneumonia.

August 12, 2019

Campus briefs

Revised Board of Regents Ordinance available for public comment

August 7, 2019

Classroom door-lock project launches in Mason Hall

The University of Michigan this week began installing door locks in all general-purpose classrooms and class labs in Mason Hall as part of a pilot project to enhance campus safety and emergency preparedness.

The new door locks will help faculty, staff and students facilitate a faster lockdown in the case of an emergency.

August 6, 2019

Employees encouraged to get moving with Active U Autumn

It could be the team support and sense of community, or being accountable for meeting a weekly exercise goal, or the friendly competition among units. Whatever the reason, each year thousands of U-M faculty and staff return to Active U Autumn and get moving with their co-workers and friends.

July 30, 2019

University near top of Kiplinger’s Best Values in Public Colleges list

The University of Michigan is ranked No. 6 on Kiplinger’s list of Best Values in Public Colleges, again making U-M one of the nation’s best values in higher education for in-state students.

The ranking highlights colleges and universities that combine outstanding education with economic value.

July 29, 2019

Michigan Drug Discovery awards new round of funding, assistance

Michigan Drug Discovery has awarded early-stage funding for three new drug discovery projects by faculty across the University of Michigan, as well as project-management support and mentoring assistance for three early-stage cancer projects funded by the Rogel Cancer Center.

July 29, 2019

Events this week cap 30th anniversary of UROP program

From a leader of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s effort to tackle the opioid crisis, to a recent graduate working with current students on campus while looking for the next learning opportunity, to four undergraduates who came to the University of Michigan not quite sure what to expect from their college experiences, a similar s

July 29, 2019

Campus briefs

Demolition of South Fifth Avenue property underway

July 29, 2019

Eight new LSA Collegiate Fellows named

LSA has selected eight new fellows for its third cohort of LSA Collegiate Fellows.

The eight fellows were chosen from among 812 applications for their outstanding research accomplishments and agenda, as well as their sustained commitments to working on issues of diversity, equity and inclusion.

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