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June 15, 2019

Campus News

June 14, 2019

Obituary: Niara Sudarkasa

Niara Sudarkasa, née Gloria Albertha Marshall, affectionately known as “Madam President,” and former director of the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies at the University of Michigan, died May 31 after a long struggle with several chronic diseases.

June 10, 2019

Eleven faculty receive educational outreach funding

The Center for Educational Outreach has awarded nine faculty projects grants to promote educational outreach in the state of Michigan.

CEO’s Faculty Structured Outreach Support Fellowship Program provides financial and consulting support to U-M faculty interested in advancing their educational outreach activities.

June 10, 2019

Outreach efforts offer access to underrepresented students

Stephanie Camarena says she didn’t know anything about college before participating in a University of Michigan summer research program.

Before her senior year at Detroit’s Cass Technical High School, she joined D-RISE, an initiative that provides on-campus housing and research laboratory internships to Michigan high school students.

June 10, 2019

Police Beat: June 10, 2019

Sexual assault reported at University Hospital

On May 23, a nurse reported a patient touched another patient inappropriately. The patient refused to move forward with the complaint, and the case is closed.

June 10, 2019

Campus briefs

Election underway for union staff rep on police oversight panel

June 5, 2019

U-M research projects contribute $4.77B to economy over 15 years

The University of Michigan contributed $4.77 billion to the national economy through vendor contracts and subcontracts between 2002 and 2017, according to a new report.

More than 4,000 minority-owned, woman-owned and small businesses supplied goods and services to support the U-M research enterprise during that period.

June 5, 2019

Colorful Choices helps U-M employees eat more fruits, vegetables

Research shows that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can reduce the risk of heart disease and obesity, some cancers, diabetes, and hypertension, among other things. Despite knowing the benefits, it is still difficult for many people to get their recommended daily servings.

May 21, 2019

Town hall to focus on integration of arts, humanities and STEMM

The Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities, in partnership with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, will host a town hall meeting at the University of Michigan on May 28 to discuss unique opportunities for arts integration on campus.

May 20, 2019

Hardship program provided 43 grants to U-M colleagues in ’18

Imagine you are on the brink of losing your home. Or car troubles cause you to miss work, putting your job in jeopardy. Do you pay for repairs or buy groceries for your family? These situations are all too real for some members of U-M’s faculty and staff.

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