Findings magazine published by the School of Public Health has received two 2013 Circle of Excellence awards from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education for its special issue “Why Michigan Matters.” Findings is published twice annually and distributed to more than 17,000 SPH alumni and friends. Past issues are at www.sph.umich.edu/findings.
The Board of Regents will have its monthly meeting at 3 p.m. July 18 in the North Campus Research Complex, Building 18, North Atrium. 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.
Stephen Stefanac, associate dean for patient services at the School of Dentistry, on what inspires him: "I am genuinely inspired by our students. They are extraordinary people — talented, motivated and eager to learn."
Noam Chomsky: “Language Use and Design: conflicts and their significance,” 7 p.m. July 11, Rackham Auditorium, part of the 2013 Linguistics Institute.