Academics

SACUA Vice Chair Joy Beatty discusses university affairs at weekly SACUA meeting in Fleming Monday afternoon.

The University of Michigan Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs met Monday to deliberate on a faculty meeting conference with other Big Ten schools, rotating locations of SACUA meetings, engaging the Board of Regents in SACUA decisions and topics for the next Senate Assemb

Ciara Sivels is the first Black woman to get a doctoral degree in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Throughout much of her life, Ciara Sivels had dreams of becoming a chef. Now she is the first Black woman to get a doctoral degree in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Michigan.

 

David Chesney, a lecturer in computer science and engineering at the University of Michigan, has been named this year’s recipient of the James T.

In their new statement, SACUA said Cole’s response could possibly create “a chilling effect on members of the academic community who may, for legitimate and deeply held personal reasons, feel uncomfortable about providing letters to certain organizations

In a statement released early Monday morning, the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs at the University of Michigan addressed the recent letter

The four individuals are scheduled to receive their honorary degrees on Dec. 16 at the Crisler Center.

Four individuals have been recommended to receive honorary degrees at the University of Michigan’s 2018 Winter Commencement: Lynn Conway, a transgender activist and computer scientist; Rita Dove, a former U.S.

Over the last couple of years, many standardized tests have moved over to a digital formatting system. Now, the last of the graduate school admissions tests — the Law School Admission Test — joins them in this technological advancement.

The Daily’s data estimates PSYCH 225 is the only course in LSA that uses a true normal distribution centered at B-/C+.

This is the first installment in a series of articles from The Michigan Daily that explore course evaluation and grade data at the University. To explore the data on your own, visit gradeguide.com

SACUA Chair Neil Marsh speaks with other members of the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs at the Fleming Administration Building Monday afternoon.

The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs met on Monday to discuss initiatives to better engage Senate Assembly members and incentivize attendance of assembly meetings.

A downside of active learning is that the format is enacted through another class, thus failing to replace the traditional lecture model.

A new form of teaching dubbed “active learning” has started to slowly make its way into a variety of classrooms at the University of Michigan.

Over the course of two years, three different unions — the University of Michigan Professional Nurse Council, the Lecturers’ Employee Organization and Graduate Employees’ Organization — have threatened to strike in response to budget cuts and staffing levels at the University.