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Week of September 10, 2012

Record Update Recap

These items ran in recent editions of the Record Update. To find specific issues of the Update, go to ur.umich.edu/update/archives.



FRIDAY, Aug. 31

More than 80 inventors and entrepreneurs participated in the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps, an eight-week program at U-M designed to fast-track research from the lab to the real world.

❚ www.ur.umich.edu/update/archives/120831/icorps

 

THURSDAY, Sept. 6

Vice President for Research Stephen Forrest outlines how a reorganized Office of Research and Sponsored Projects provides an administrative system to best support the research efforts of the faculty.

❚ research.umich.edu/blogs/vpr/2012/09/04/research-is-a-big-tough-business/

 

The university is asking employees to park all personal and university vehicles at off-site locations away from Michigan Stadium starting at 11 p.m. Fridays prior to home football games.

❚ www.ur.umich.edu/update/archives/120906/fbparking

 

The College of Engineering is producing a “Video Time Capsule,” a series of short videos in which students describe how they hope to make a difference at U-M and in the world.

❚ www.engin.umich.edu/newscenter/feature/video-time-capsules-new-students-share-their-dreams

 

FRIDAY, Sept. 7

New MBA students at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business were given seven days to create a new for-profit business to add social and economic value to the city of Detroit.

❚ www.bus.umich.edu/NewsRoom/ArticleDisplay.asp?news_id=24417

 

STAFF SPOTLIGHT

Kathy Goldberg, dietitian at MHealthy, on pursuing healthy foods: “I try to encourage people to visit farmers markets, even go to a grocery store that features organic food.”

EVENTS

“While the Cat was Away, the Ninth Annual A&D Staff Show,” noon-7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday at Work • Ann Arbor, 306 S. State.

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