Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Thursday, June 13, 2013

From the nightlife of Main Street to the peaceful surroundings of the Huron River, Ann Arbor is the destination for those whose collegiate journey brings them to U-M. This video by the student group Filmic Productions encourages everyone to "Explore Ann Arbor."

Return to Work helps staff find transitional work during recovery
Returning to work after an extended illness or injury can be challenging, but staff members who have come back to work in transitional assignments say the program fostered new skills and helped the healing process. Return to Work is an integrated, supportive and coordinated approach to help employees safely return to work.

Small electrical incident affects East Medical Campus
An incident with an electrical transfer switch on the East Medical Campus on Wednesday resulted in a temporary loss of power and computer networks for some areas of the complex. The incident created smoke and disrupted a connection to a backup power generator. One building lost power, which was restored at 12:19 p.m.

All U-M teams meet NCAA standard for academic progress
All 28 U-M varsity athletic teams reporting multi-year scores as part of the NCAA Division I Academic Performance Program were above the threshold required by the NCAA. The women's basketball and women's tennis teams had perfect multi-year scores, and 13 teams recorded perfect 2011-12 scores.

The Michigan Difference

A family for Feleke
Law Professor Kyle Logue and his family decided they could take in Feleke, a boy from Ethiopia, for a few weeks while he was being treated in Michigan for Hodgkin's lymphoma. Weeks turned to months, and a plea from one father to another, from one side of the world to the other, changed everything — including the way the Logues defined "family."