Ken Broschart, (second from left) assistant Men’s Lacrosse coach, and Chris Cooper, a lacrosse coach with Michigan State University, guide a Michigan Lacrosse Camp session at Mitchell Field on North Campus. Over the summer, roughly 8,200 youths attend more than 200 academic and sports camps at U-M. Photo by Martin Vloet, U-M Photo Services.
Some summer camps are about swimming in the daytime and roasting marshmallows at night. But at U-M, a growing number of summer camps give high school students an opportunity to get a head start learning about a field of study, and student athletes a chance to boost chances for success in their chosen sport.
In 2005 President Mary Sue Coleman launched the U-M Child Care Initiative with the goals of increasing child care capacity, broadening opportunities for infant and toddler care, and improving university’s child care facilities. That vision now is a reality with the consolidation of five Ann Arbor campus centers into three state-of-the-art children’s centers, providing U-M faculty, staff and students with flexible care options for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
Several hundred staff members soon could become extra eyes and ears for the police, and help co-workers be more diligent about safety in response to recent sexual assaults near campus.
The university is launching a new Web portal this month that ties together continuing education offerings from units across campus.
U-M faculty and staff will be able to see 2012 benefit plan rates on Wolverine Access as soon as Aug. 22.
The Center for Southeast Asian Studies has spearheaded a new study abroad opportunity in partnership with Lehigh University of Bethlehem, Pa., and Gadjah Mada University of Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
A radical new approach to thwarting Internet censorship would essentially turn the whole Web into a proxy server, making it virtually impossible for a censoring government to block individual sites.
Mary Bagwell, laundry feeder folder, U-M Health System Laundry Services, on the key to great spaghetti: “You add a little bit of sugar or a little bit of mint to take out the bitterness.”
William Faulkner’s Artifacts of Authorship exhibit, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, Special Collections Library
Dr. Steven E. Gradwohl, known as a "physician's physician" devoted to high-quality patient care and training future physicians, was killed Saturday in a car crash on I-94 west of Ann Arbor.