The U-M Work/Life Resource Center has announced 10 recipients of the first "Work/Life Champion Award for Supervisors." Selected from 150 nominations, the supervisors from across all U-M campuses and the health system were recognized for their exemplary support of work/life balance. Work/Life Champion Award for Supervisors 2011 recipients are, from left, Esrold Nurse, Vijay Nair, Todd Baily, Dr. Jose Antonio Diaz, Maureen Thum, Stephanie Gatica, Olidia Thomas, Sandra Iaderosa, Kate Pepin and Dennis Grimard. Photo by Matt Snyder, Human Resources Communications.
U-M has 29 students receiving Fulbright grants for the 2011-12 academic year, topping the list of U.S. institutions for the fifth time in the past seven years.
Two health leaders from U-M have been elected to the Institute of Medicine, the nation’s most prestigious body for professionals in health and medicine.
The Association of American Universities elected U-M President Mary Sue Coleman to a one-year term as its chair Oct. 18.
Enrollment on U-M’s Ann Arbor campus remains at record levels for the third consecutive year in fall 2011 with 42,716 students, according to the Office of the Registrar.
The Adjustment Matters Community Forum Series — one of several Institute for Human Adjustment programs designed to serve the university and the broader community — returns in November with a presentation on longevity and aging.
In recognition of his notable and sustained service and leadership as an advocate for disability issues, U-M alumnus Richard Bernstein has been chosen to receive the 2011 James T. Neubacher Award.
Medical residents face tremendous pressures during their professional development, enduring lengthy hours with little sleep as they work to meet the demands of clinical care, all while continuing to hone their skills and develop expertise in their chosen field.
Maj. Jonathan Liscombe, assistant professor of the Air Force Officer Education Program, on what inspires him: "People who sacrifice their well-being and wealth for others."