VOICES of the Staff provides a means for staff members to share ideas with university executives on campus community issues. The group is seeking volunteers to join six network groups. Staff with at least one year of service can volunteer to serve on the group of their choice. Members are chosen to create a microcosm of the larger U-M staff community, and meet for 1 1/2 hours each month. Apply by March 31 at www.voices.umich.edu.
For the second straight year, the Michigan Union has been named among The Knot Best of Wedding Venues 2013 in Michigan. The Knot is a wedding planning website (www.theknot.com) and magazine that asks brides to rate and review their wedding vendors. This summer, more than 60 couples will celebrate weddings in the union or Michigan League.
The Board of Regents will have its monthly meeting at 3 p.m. March 21 in the Anderson Room, 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.
Dr. David Aronoff, an associate professor and medical doctor in internal medicine-infectious diseases, on what he can't live without: "My family. That’s the most important thing for me."
Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, 7:30 p.m. March 14, Hill Auditorium, sponsored by the University Musical Society.