Academics

Chemical Engineering Chair Sharon Glotzer discusses previous feedback in regards to the regents bylaws during a Senate Assembly Town Hall in Palmer Commons Monday.

Members of the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs hosted the faculty tenure bylaw working group at Palmer Commons on Monday.

SACUA Chair Joy Beatty shares various updates at a SACUA meeting in Fleming Administration Building Monday afternoon.

The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs met Monday to discuss restructuring committees and the upcoming debate. 

One of the historical houses on E. Huron St. that could be demolished to make way for a new College of Pharmacy building.

Three historic homes located on the corner of East Huron Street and Glen Avenue, currently owned by the University of Michigan, may be demolished for a new College of Pharmacy, according to November 2019

Sam Epstein, a linguistics and cognitive science professor at the University, passed away on November 29, 2019.

When remembering Sam Epstein, linguistics and cognitive science professor, who passed away on Nov. 29, colleagues and students reflected on his brilliance. 

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Following a recent change that allows nursing students to select their own clinical shift dates instead of being assigned them, students have begun to sell and buy shifts for as much as $400 to be able to work their preferred hours or locations.

Amid students’ frustrations, Bonnie Hagerty, associate dean for undergraduate studies at the School of Nursing, notified students that trading shifts may result in disciplinary action.

The School of Social Work addresses students concerns regarding the curriculum taught in a mandatory course.

After a group of students in the School of Social Work penned an op-ed criticizing the curriculum taught in a mandatory course, the school is working to address the authors’ concerns.

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.