Information and Technology Services (ITS) this summer will replace the CTools technical infrastructure. To complete the work and testing, a service interruption is scheduled for June 30-July 1. During this time CTools, UM.Lessons and the U-M Infrastructure for Academic Computing environment will be unavailable. Plan ahead by saving necessary documents elsewhere or by completing work early. Share this information with students, faculty and staff. Direct questions to the ITS Service Center.
The U-M Health System’s Surgical Intensive Care Unit and Trauma Burn Intensive Care Unit have received an outstanding achievement and leadership award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Critical Care Societies Collaborative for eliminating ventilator-associated pneumonia, a healthcare-associated infection. The award was announced on Medicine That Speaks (www.medicinethatspeaks.org), the website of Dr. Ora Pescovitz, executive vice president for medical affairs and professor of pediatrics and communicable diseases, Medical School.
As the 2012 election season gears up, members of the U-M community have asked about their rights and responsibilities as public employees in campaigning for or against a candidate or ballot initiative. Comprehensive guidelines explain activities in which members of the campus community may engage, and those restricted by law. For more information go to www.vpcomm.umich.edu/guidelines.
The Board of Regents will have its monthly meeting at 3 p.m. June 21 in the Rogel Ballroom, Michigan Union. To offer public comment at the meeting, sign up in advance at www.regents.umich.edu/meetings/publform.html. Public comments on agenda items will be taken prior to their consideration. Comments on nonagenda items will follow the regular business agenda. People with disabilities who need assistance should contact the Office of the Vice President and Secretary of the University in advance at 734-764-3883. For more about regents meetings, go to www.regents.umich.edu.
Mark Haviland, program manager, Center for Campus Involvement, on working with students to produce a show: “I have a real ‘show-must-go-on’ mentality. It will happen … I’m a cheerleader.”
Orson Welles New Acquisitions exhibit, Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library, Special Collections Library, through June.