Academics

Professor of Physics Gus Evrard discusses the launching of Art 2.0, an online tool offering data about course enrollment, at the SACUA meeting in the Fleming Building Monday.

The University of Michigan’s release of course evaluation data continued to be a topic of controversial discussion among faculty at Monday’s Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs meeting.

Just in time for backpacking and class registration, a new tool that displays course data from the past five to six years — Academic Reporting Toolkit 2.0, or ART 2.0 — has become available to students.

Sara Ahbel-Rappe, Professor of Greek and Latin, campaigns for a seat on Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs (SACUA) at Palmer Commons on Monday.

The Senate Assembly voted on new members to replace up to six open positions on the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs at their meeting Monday.

Laura Kipnis, author and professor at Northwestern University, delivers a lecture on present day sex culture in higher education environments as a part of the Faculty Governance Conference in the UMMA Auditorium on Monday.

Kipnis discussed her ideas about sexual assault, student-faculty relationships and sexual repression to faculty from around the country at a faculty governance conference on campus hosted by the University of Michigan Faculty Senate Assembly Monday.

SACUA Chair Silke-Maria Weineck discusses the need for a Senate Assembly that is representative of the entire university in the Fleming Building on Monday.

At its Monday meeting, the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs discussed the Faculty Governance Conference occurring next Monday and Tuesday at the Michigan League.

Silke-Maria Weineck, SACUA chair, discusses the revamped student teacher evaluation questions set for Fall 2016 in Palmer Commons on Monday.

The Senate Assembly voted on procedures for how new SACUA are nominated at their Monday meeting. SACUA will lose six members by the end of this year due to ending terms, sabbaticals and leaves of absence.

Professor David E. Meyer, director of the Brain, Cognition, and Action Laboratory, gives his Henry Russel Lecture on advances in Mathematical Psychology and Cognitive Science in Rackham Amiphitheater on Monday.

David Meyer — this year’s Henry Russel lecturer as presented by University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel — dissected the process of thinking and discussed the importance of idea creation during his lecture at Rackham Amphitheatre on Monday.

Silke-Maria Weineck, chair of the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, discussed student course evaluations at Monday's Senate Assembly meeting, updating the assembly on their initiatives to create policies for the release of evaluations.

Central Student Government president Cooper Charlton presents recent CSG initiatives at the Regent's Meeting in the Michigan Union on November 19th, 2015.

LSA senior Cooper Charlton, Central Student Government president, said headway has been made in the release of course evaluation data for student use.

Last week, the Ross School of Business announced, in collaboration with Nielsen Holdings N.V., that MBA students will gain access to Nielsen’s Answers on Demand Core platform and point-of-sale data.