Tilly Shames, associate director of Jewish campus organization Hillel, left, joins Helen Aminoff, a member of Beth Israel Congregation in Ann Arbor, and Hillel leader Miriam Goldberg, a Syracuse, N.Y., junior in the School of Education, at the new historic marker replacing a plaque found damaged in July. The marker commemorates the site of the first Jewish cemetery in Michigan. Photo by Scott Soderberg, U-M Photo Services.
At a time when the university is launching a master’s degree in entrepreneurship and investing in university-based startup companies, President Mary Sue Coleman is taking center stage as a champion for innovation and entrepreneurship.
The fresh contributions by activists throughout the world to ongoing equality, economic, political and civil rights struggles are a key focus of the 26th Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium opening in January.
U-M senior Alex Carney is one of just 36 students in the United States to receive a prestigious 2012 Marshall Scholarship, which will enable him to study for two years in the United Kingdom.
The Stephen M. Ross School of Business will offer its 20-month Executive MBA Program in Los Angeles beginning in August 2012. Applications will be accepted in January.
Jewish community leaders and U-M officials say they’re pleased following the successful replacement of a damaged historic marker that commemorates the site of the state’s first Jewish cemetery.
The U-M Museum of Art has received a grant of $650,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support and expand a comprehensive initiative for collections-based teaching and learning.
2011 Form W-2 Wage and Tax Statements will be available in January by one of two delivery methods. An electronic version will be available on Jan. 6 that will provide early access to information. Alternatively, hardcopy Forms W-2 are scheduled to be mailed in late January.
Jonathan Larson, student organizations supervisor, on volunteering: “I may not be able to give money but I can give sweat equity or my time.”