• U-M joins coalition promoting access, affordability, success in higher ed

    The University of Michigan on Monday joined a diverse coalition of public and private colleges and universities that are coming together to improve the college admission application process for all students. The Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success was formed to develop a free platform of online tools to streamline the experience of planning for Read more

  • Sexual assault exam available at University Health Service

    The University Health Service now offers a specialized exam for those seeking medical treatment following sexual assault. Individuals who believe they have experienced sexual assault are recommended to have a sexual assault exam within five days of the incident, and the sooner the better. Read the full story

  • ISR helps create new survey tool on sexual harassment, assault

    The Institute for Social Research has partnered with SoundRocket, an Ann Arbor-based social science research firm, to provide the nation’s college campuses with a scientifically designed survey on student sexual assault and harassment. The National Campus Climate Survey is based on a survey of sexual misconduct that was successfully tested at U-M in January. Read Read more

  • Former Ethiopia hospital CEO to lead global women’s health center

    While an obstetrics and gynecology resident in Ethiopia, Dr. Lia Tadesse saw too many women suffer and die simply because they didn’t have access to proper care. She vowed she’d pursue a path in ob-gyn to help prevent such deaths in her home country. Now, the former hospital executive will play a key role in Read more

  • AAU survey results echo earlier U-M study on sexual misconduct

    The University of Michigan on Monday released the findings of a second campus climate survey of students on the Ann Arbor campus regarding sexual misconduct. U-M was one of 27 universities across the nation to participate in a survey sponsored by the Association of American Universities, of which U-M is a member. Earlier Monday the Read more

  • $6M grant will allow U-M to advance youth violence prevention work

    A center at the University of Michigan focused on preventing youth violence has received $6 million from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention to continue studying what happens when blighted neighborhoods that contribute to violence are transformed. The Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center, part of the School of Public Health, will study how improving Read more

  • Regents recognize President Schlissel’s work with 3 percent raise

    President Mark Schlissel received his first-year grades during Thursday’s Board of Regents meeting coupled with a 3 percent pay raise. Regents said the president made excellent hiring decisions, initiated important programs that leverage the university’s academic strengths, and traveled throughout the state and around to globe to meet alumni and build important relationships. Read the Read more

  • Ross School receives national award for diversity, inclusion efforts

    The Stephen M. Ross School of Business has received the 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award in recognition of its efforts to ensure diversity and inclusion are infused in all of the school’s activities. The HEED award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine is a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an Read more

  • U-M presents at National Sexual Assault Conference

    The university’s approach to educating leaders of the athletic community and other groups regarding sexual assault prevention was highlighted as a best practice among higher education at the National Sexual Assault Conference earlier this month. U-M staff presented the session, “Coaching to a Winning Prevention Season: Strategies for Developing and Delivering a Universal Coach Education Read more

  • President Schlissel ready to tackle year two and beyond

    It has been one year since the university community officially welcomed President Mark S. Schlissel to campus as the 14th president of the University of Michigan. And what a year it has been. The president spent much of his freshman year at Michigan listening and learning as he met with faculty, staff and students on Read more