• Campuswide design charette to brainstorm Ebola solutions

    Designers, heath care researchers and African scholars at U-M will work in teams this month to generate creative responses to critical areas of the ongoing Ebola crisis in West Africa. A campuswide design charette Jan. 16-18, hosted by the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, will include the School of Public Health, Medical Read more

  • Solar car race teams students from U-M, United Arab Emirates

    In vehicles powered by the sun, students from Abu Dhabi University and the University of Michigan will join forces in a grueling, four-day race across the United Arab Emirates. The inaugural Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge takes place Jan. 15-19. Teams from six continents will compete for 745 miles in custom cars they designed and built Read more

  • End of Fall Semester 2014 Letter

    “My first semester as president has been busy, enlightening and invigorating. It has been a true pleasure getting to know the faculty, staff, students, alumni, parents and supporters of this outstanding university.” Read the full story

  • Marc Lamont Hill to deliver MLK Symposium keynote

    Marc Lamont Hill, a leading intellectual voice and the host of HuffPost Live and Black Entertainment Television News, will present the keynote lecture for the 29th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium in January. Read the full story

  • Some executive actions on immigration expected to affect U-M

    Some of the Executive Actions on Immigration, recently announced by President Obama, are expected to directly affect U-M, although specific details of their impact are yet to be determined. Read the full story

  • University joins national effort to expand college access

    The University of Michigan was invited to join President Obama and hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders Thursday to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college. Read the full story

  • Staff members honored for contributions to diversity at U-M

    To fully grasp the sixth annual Distinguished Diversity Leadership Awards event on Dec. 2, it’s best to start at the end, when Laurita Thomas, associate vice president for human resources, exhorted the room to truly celebrate the moment. Read the full story

  • DDLA honorees

    10 staff members were among those honored Tuesday with the 2014 Distinguished Diversity Leadership Awards. The individual awardees were joined by 36 others from five teams that received team awards. Read the full story

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  • University launching new minor in intergroup relations education

    A new minor in intergroup relations education, which starts next semester, will allow students to develop their abilities to relate to others in inclusive and socially conscious ways. The Program on Intergroup Relations, a partnership between LSA and Student Life, will offer the new minor with courses that prepare students to become leaders in promoting Read more