Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

The School of Public Health's Summer Enrichment Program attracts undergraduate students from across the country for eight-week internships in a health care setting in Southeast Michigan. In this video and related story, participants and alumni discuss the program and how it has changed people's careers and lives.

New institute at U-M advances computational simulation
A new institute at U-M, the Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering, will advance the use of computational simulation in fields including information technology and biomedical and material engineering.

UofMHealth Blogs offer a variety of wellness information, other stories
The U-M Health System has launched UofMHealth Blogs, which serve as a hub for health and wellness information, patient stories, faculty and staff profiles and more. The posts, often written by faculty and staff, cover a variety of topics and are shared widely via social media.

Conference bringing international scholars to discuss TV studies
Television studies scholars from around the world will gather in North Quad Thursday-Saturday to discuss television's place in the 21st century during a conference hosted by the Department of Communication Studies.

UPDATED CRIME ALERT: Home invasion
Ann Arbor Police investigating the possibility a sexual assault occurred during a Sept. 20 incident in the 1100 block of South Forest Avenue.

The Michigan Difference

A break from prison life
Lora Lempert's workday is far from over when she exits the UM-Dearborn parking lot. The professor of sociology often heads west to the Women’s Huron Valley Correctional Facility in Ypsilanti. There she welcomes a new crop of students, incarcerated women who are part of the Women’s College Program. For them, the program is an opportunity to briefly escape from prison life.