Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 3:41pm
Nadine Jawad is the 27th Truman Scholar from the University.

Public Policy junior Nadine Jawad, vice president of Central Student Government, was named a Truman Scholarship, an award that celebrates a commitment to public service. She will be the 27th candidate at the University of Michigan to receive this prestigious award. 

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 6:19pm
Ginsberg Center Director Mary Jo Callan discusses the importance of community engagement in the Fleming Building on Monday.

Representatives from the University of Michigan Ginsberg Center presented on their new efforts to improve community outreach at the weekly Monday meeting of the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs. SACUA also appointed its next vice chair, discussed the possibility of “immediate past chair” as a sanctioned position and passed a resolution supporting faculty education on student mental health.

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 6:32pm
University president Mark Schlissel considers current events, including the upcoming bicentennial graduation ceremony, during the SACUA meeting in the Fleming Administration Building on Monday.

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel addressed students concerns about commencement, President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts to research funding, the reorganization of Michigan Medicine formerly known

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 3:46pm

The University of Michigan Digital Innovation Greenhouse, housed within the Office of Academic Innovation, released a new version of Academic Reporting Tools earlier this week, which will make course evaluation data more readily available to students.

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 6:12pm
University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel announces new methods of dialogue between Michigan faculty and public in the Michigan League on Monday.

The first of the University of Michigan’s Teach-Out Series will be released online on March 31 and will focus on how countries transition from democratic to authoritarian rule. University President Mark Schlissel announced this online Teach-Out Series on Monday at the Academic Innovation Forum hosted by the Office of Academic Innovation.

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 6:34pm
University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel announces new methods of dialogue between faculty the public in the Michigan League on Monday.

The introduction of a Teach-Out Series on topics ranging from “fake news” to the rise of increasingly authoritarian governments was announced by University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel at an Innovation Forum hosted by the University’s Office of Academic Innovation on Monday night.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 3:52pm

On Feb. 1, the Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships opened as a centralized office to provide information and advising on application processes for all University of Michigan students interested in postgraduate fellowship opportunities.

Monday, February 20, 2017 - 6:36pm
Senate Assembly chair Bill Schultz (far right) speaks with former university president Jim Duderstadt and his wife Anne Duderstadt at the Senate Assembly meeting at Palmer Commons on Monday afternoon.

Former University President James Duderstadt and Anne Duderstadt, former vice president and secretary of the University and his wife, spoke on their experiences with the University at the Senate Assembly meeting on Monday as part of a bicentennial-themed conversation. They also discussed issues currently facing the University, with Senate Assembly Chair Bill Schultz facilitating the conversation.

James Duderstadt said the University’s decentralized system distinguishes it from other universities in the nation.  

Monday, February 6, 2017 - 6:37pm
SACUA chair William Schultz leads the discussion of Faculty Senate and campus affairs at the Fleming Administration Building on Monday.

The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs discussed strategies on how to gauge social climate within the faculty and staff through surveys soon to be released. The committee also debated how to promote diversity without undermining Proposal 2, Michigan’s 2006 legislation that prevents universities from using affirmative action — including special preferences based on factors such as ethnicity, race and gender — in admissions and hiring.

Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 3:45pm

As part of a national movement to preserve various data sets stored on government websites,  University of Michigan students, faculty and Ann Arbor community members have begun working together to prevent the loss of important data.