• Student recruitment: Always engaging

    Aaron Dworkin, dean of the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, discusses the importance of being engaged in the student recruitment process when it comes to building a more diverse, inclusive and equitable university. This video is the final one in a series designed to engage the campus community in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Read more

  • African Studies Center welcomes the 2016-17 U-M African Presidential Scholars

    The UMAPS program, launched in 2008 with support from the U-M President’s office, to date has welcomed 119 early career faculty from Ghana, South Africa, Liberia, Uganda, Ethiopia, Cameroon, D.R.C and Tanzania  to campus for a four to six month residency to work with a U-M faculty member for mentorship or collaboration on projects that Read more

  • Michigan Ross Welcomes Its Strongest, Most Diverse Class of MBAs Yet

    This year’s class is made up of 40 percent women, and they’ll be joining one of the strongest women’s networks among top business schools. The women entering the class this year come from impressive backgrounds. They are former corporate strategy managers, senior investment analysts, disease surveillance coordinators, naval architects, Fulbright Fellows, chocolatiers, and professional beatboxers. Read more

  • For work that led to new disability archive, Alison Stroud is first recipient of ICPSR Staff Innovator of the Year Award

    Alison Stroud had an idea. The data processor mentioned it at a brainstorming session in early 2014. “ICPSR should have a disability archive,” she said. “It was one of many good ideas raised during that discussion,” recalled Amy Mehraban Pienta,  Acquisitions Director at the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR). “Alison was finishing Read more

  • Nominees sought for Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award

    Nominations are being accepted for the annual Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award, which recognizes individual staff members and staff teams that have demonstrated extraordinary achievement in supporting diversity at the university. Read the full story

  • U-M partnership with Detroit’s Cass Tech encourages youth to pursue careers in STEM fields

    For four Detroit Cass Technical High School incoming seniors, summer hasn’t been all about pool sides and campfires. Instead, it’s been mostly early morning labs, science symposiums and exploring the University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor campus. Since late June, Rashad Prendergast, Stephanie Camarena, Sharmylla Littleton and Ronnie Alvarez have been attending classes and conducting research Read more

  • CAPS partners with Mcard to enhance mental health and well-being accessibility for Michigan students

    The University of Michigan’s Counseling and Psychological Services center has taken yet another step toward its goal of ensuring the mental health and well-being of all students on campus. CAPS, a unit in Student Life, teamed up with the Finance Office to get the CAPS After Hours hotline phone number printed on the back of Read more

  • Student Recruitment: Always Engaging

    Aaron Dworkin, dean of the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance, discusses the importance of being engaged in the student recruitment process when it comes to building a more diverse, inclusive and equitable University of Michigan.

  • Student Support: Making Numbers Real

    Natalie Rodriguez, undergraduate student in LSA, speaks about the importance of seeing a diverse faculty to inspire undergraduates and the importance of a strong support system for minority students to succeed at U-M. This video is part of a series — presented periodically throughout the summer — designed to engage the campus community in the Read more

  • U-M staff member given President’s Volunteer Service Award at White House ceremony

    Chris Rutherford recalls a time growing up in Detroit when his house was the safe haven for children and families in the neighborhood. It was a place where people could hang out or get a hot meal if they didn’t have one to go home to themselves. “My mom was like a mother to so Read more