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Week of August 15, 2011

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.

 

WEDNESDAY, July 27

University leaders sent a message to faculty, staff and students regarding a series of assaults near campus, and offered safety measures that should be taken.

❚ www.ur.umich.edu/update/archives/110727/safety

FRIDAY, July 29

Two U-M faculty members have been awarded National Science Foundation grants as part of an initiative to integrate and digitize information for biologists, policy-makers and the general public.

❚ www.lsa.umich.edu/eeb/news_events/news/newsDetail.asp?ID=70

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3

Former Ford School Dean Rebecca Blank has been named acting secretary of the U.S. Commence Department.

❚ www.fordschool.umich.edu/news/?news_id=579

FRIDAY, Aug. 5

The new C.S. Mott Children’s and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital will feature a $1.8 million dollar museum-quality art collection.

❚ www.uofmhealth.org/news/art

THURSDAY, Aug. 10

President Mary Sue Coleman has been elected chair of the Internet2 board of trustees and will serve until July 2012.

❚ www.ur.umich.edu/update/archives/110811/internet2

 

STAFF SPOTLIGHT

Mary Bagwell, laundry feeder folder, U-M Health System Laundry Services, on the key to great spaghetti: “You add a little bit of sugar or a little bit of mint to take out the bitterness.”

EVENTS

William Faulkner’s Artifacts of Authorship exhibit, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, Special Collections Library

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