Academics

Faculty committee to create academic agenda ahead of presidential debate

The Presidential Debate Academic Advisory Committee, a new faculty committee, will create a “Democracy and Debate” themed academic semester for Fall 2

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First-year applicants to the University of Michigan now have the option to submit an additional essay separate from the three required as part of the application.

Approximately 100 students attended the first Great Lakes Theme Semester speaker series at the University of Michigan Museum of Art Monday evening.

Approximately 100 students and faculty attended the first session of the LSA 2020 Great Lakes Theme Semester speaker series on Monday evening.

SACUA Chair Joy Beatty shares University updates at the Senate Assembly meeting in the Michigan League Monday afternoon.

The University of Michigan Senate Assembly met Monday afternoon at the Michigan League to discuss the structure of faculty governance, changes to policy regarding faculty pay during University misconduct trials, the status of U-M Flint and the purpose of University Ombuds.

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In an effort to broaden public engagement, the University of Michigan Center for Academic Innovation is launching a new project support program titled the Public Engagement Faculty Fellowship

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After repeated student interest, undergraduate students will be able to apply for a minor in public policy through the Ford School.

Starting this April, students can apply for one of roughly 25 spots offered for the minor. The minor is meant to give students an added option to take a curriculum in public policy, previously offered only to Ford School public policy majors.

Senate Assembly Chair Joy Beatty, Associate Professor of Management at UM Dearborn, speaks to the Senate Assembly at Palmer Commons Monday afternoon.

The University of Michigan Senate Assembly convened Monday afternoon to finalize a list of proposed amendments to be considered for the University's

University of Michigan students involved in the Don’t Leave Us Behind Campaign have taken action to advocate against a controversial state reading law.

University of Michigan students involved in the Don’t Leave Us Behind Campaign have taken action to advocate against a controversial state reading law.

Amy Dittmar, vice provost of academic and budgetary affairs, discusses University finances and proposals during a SACUA meeting in Fleming Administration Building Monday.

The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs met Monday to discuss their agenda for the larger Senate Assembly and have a conversation with Amy Dittmar, vice provost of academic and budgetary affairs, on upcoming events. 

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Engineering sophomore Conner Hein, who studies Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, went into backpacking for next semester’s classes with a plan.