Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Monday, May 23, 2011

Dana Muir (left), Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and professor of business law, meets with several Benton Harbor High School students who will be attending U-M in the fall. Friday's visit, to meet faculty and staff and connect them with campus resources, was organized by Amber Williams, a member of the Michigan College Advising Corps, with assistance from the Center for Educational Outreach and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. From right are Tenisha Jones, Darren McCormick, Jeremy Jones Jr., Amber Williams, and Jessica Williams. (Photo by Marie Ting, Center for Educational Outreach)

U.S. and China must work together to build a sustainable world, conferees say
The United States and China must work together to tackle one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century: how to develop sustainable societies. That was the message from several speakers Friday at a conference that drew about 200 participants — about half of them from China — to U-M for a two-day discussion.

Evans named vice chancellor for business affairs at UM-Dearborn, pending regental approval
Jeff Evans has been named vice chancellor for business affairs at UM-Dearborn pending approval by the Board of Regents. Chancellor Daniel Little described Evans as an integral part of the campus' senior officers/deans leadership group for nearly eight years, noting he has been involved in most significant issues addressed by the senior leadership of the campus.

This week in the University Record
• Institute for the Humanities names fellows for 2011-12
• Question of the Week: Are gas prices affecting your travel plans?
• Spotlight: Financial aid officer has passion for martial arts
Read these stories and more in the University Record, available on racks across campus.

The Michigan Difference

Hooked on Haiti
Haiti is the Western Hemisphere's poorest nation, plagued by poverty, violence, and disease. But for School of Public Health alumnae Sarah Hackett and Rosemarie Rowney, the Caribbean country is a place of hope, and they can't stay away.