Members of the men’s gymnastics team were honored at the May 20 Board of Regents meeting, where they were given a proclamation recognizing their 2010 national championship. The team won the NCAA national title last month for the first time since 1999 and the fourth time in its history. Photo by Ken Kettenbeil, UM-Dearborn.
Educating and developing the next generation of world-class naval systems engineers is the goal of a new Naval Engineering Education Center (NEEC) to be led by U-M.
The Emergency Department at the U-M Health System will undergo a $17.7 million renovation project.
After decades of gathering materials and hunting down leads for hard-to-find collectibles, Janice and Daniel Longone’s long investigative journey has yielded a treasure trove of more than 20,000 items relating to American culinary history.
A new MHealthy program provides support for faculty, staff and their spouses or Other Qualified Adults (OQA) who want to quit smoking before all U-M campuses go smoke-free in July 2011. The MHealthy Tobacco Independence Program (MTIP) offers free counseling focused on ending tobacco addiction. Benefits-eligible faculty and staff that complete a telephone intake questionnaire and a qualifying tobacco treatment program will receive a $100 before-tax incentive.
A task force charged with exploring an expanded array of nontraditional educational programs is recommending changes that could lead to significant increases in revenue from the programs over the next five years.
The Board of Regents at its meeting Thursday approved rates for residence hall room and board and University Housing apartment rentals for the 2010-11 academic year.
Despite the distraction potential of laptops in college classrooms, new research shows that they actually can increase students’ engagement, attentiveness, participation and learning.
James Plocki, strength and conditioning coach, Department of Athletics, on meeting his wife at work: “Neither of us had intentions of starting families here. Now we never plan on leaving.”
The Medical School has been awarded a $1.1 million grant from the American Medical Association in a national competition aimed at accelerating change in medical education.