Academics

Provost Martin Philbert accepts new core statement explaining faculty-student interactions must be based on academic performance.

Provost Martin Philbert has accepted a new core statement of principles for faculty-student interactions, which states faculty members “must base their actions solely on educational and professional reasons,” barring the most unusual circumstances.

Spring Commencement 2019 at Michigan Stadium Saturday.

Students, parents, faculty and guests filled Michigan Stadium Saturday morning for the annual University of Michigan Commencement ceremony. The event celebrated graduating students and featured Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as the commencement speaker.

Bill Schultz, professor of mechanical engineering reads a statement written regarding the passing of SACUA member Sarah Lippert at the Fleming Administration Building Monday.

Monday afternoon, the University of Michigan’s Senate Advisory Council on University Affairs met for the last time this semester in the Fleming Administration Building to discuss an updated form where faculty members can bring forth their grievances against administrators or other staff.

Cynthia Wilbanks, Vice President of Government Relations, discusses the work that she oversees in the government relations office at the SACUA meeting in Fleming Monday.

On Monday, the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs was joined by Cynthia Wilbanks, vice president for government relations for the University of Michigan, and held elections for chair and vice chair for the new academic year during the meeting.

The University's history department announced that Graduate Record Examinations scores will no longer be used as a criteria for admission into the PhD program in a press release Friday.

The University of Michigan’s Department of History announced in a press release Friday that Graduate Record Examinations scores wil

The Ross School of Business was featured in four categories by QS World University Rankings for MBA programs in a report released Tuesday.

The Ross School of Business is featured on the QS World University Rankings for MBA programs for four of its specialties including marketing, technology, consulting and information management. The rankings were released Tuesday.

Rackham student Cherline Bazile won the 2019 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Rackham student Cherline Bazile won the 2019 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, making her one of 30 students across the country to be selected for the scholarship.

The University of Michigan Senate Assembly voted to table a resolution that would support the faculty open letter on climate change action.

In its final meeting of the semester, the University of Michigan Senate Assembly voted to table a resolution that would support the faculty open letter on climate change

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LSA sophomore Nisreen Khokhar is currently enrolled in Arabic 402 and has taken various Arabic courses at the 100 and 200-levels throughout her college experience.

Faculty Ombud Robert Ortega speaks at the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs about his work helping faculty members with conflict resolution at the Fleming Administration Building Monday.

The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs met Monday afternoon in the Fleming Administration Building to discuss the faculty open letter on carbon neutrality, v