Academics

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With about two months left until the Lecturers’ Employee Organization’s current contract ends on April 20, the union’s bargaining team continues to meet weekly with a University delegation to negotiate a new agreement regarding wages, performance evaluations and other factors.

For students like LSA sophomore Sari Grossman, who suffers from Crohn’s disease — a chronic gastrointestinal ailment resulting in frequent complications and trips to the bathroom — not a moment goes by without the thought her disease might flare up during class or a test.

On Sunday, Pontiac native Lawrence S. Bacow was named Harvard University’s 29th president, beating out University of Michigan’s own president Mark Schlissel for the role. Bacow was the former president of Tufts University and chancellor of Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

This week, the University of Michigan’s Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships announced Public Policy senior Gabriel Lerner and LSA alum Megan Cansfield as scholars of Yenching Academy’s 2018 fellowship program, which sponsors students through a two-year master’s degree of China Studies

Provost Martin Philbert launched a new task force this semester to investigate the undergraduate education experience at the University of Michigan.

As of January 2018, students minoring in Community Action and Social Change through the School of Social Work are now eligible for a Poverty Solutions, Action & Engagement certificate.

As of January 2018, students minoring in Community Action and Social Change through the School of Social Work are now eligible for a Poverty Solutions, Action & Engagement certificate.

Professor David Cho speaks to his sports marketing class at the Undergraduate Science Building on Thursday evening.

Each Wednesday, Lecturer David Cho flies from his home in Portland, Oregon to Ann Arbor to teach his Thursday sport management course in the School of Kinesiology. A little over 24 hours later, he flies back to Portland Friday morning.

Carol Bradford, executive vice dean for Academic Affairs at the Medical School, discusses civility and wellness for all personnel at the SACUA meeting in the Medical Building Monday.

Monday, the University of Michigan’s Senate Advisory Committee on Undergraduate Affairs took their weekly meeting to the Medical School to talk about academics at the Medical School with Carol Bradford, the Medical School’s executive vice dean for Academic Affairs and Michigan Medicine’s Chief Ac

Second-year Law student Megan Brown has spent the past seven years at the University, first for her undergraduate education and now for Law School.

Second-year Law student Megan Brown has spent the past seven years at the University, first for her undergraduate education and now for Law School.

Starting this fall, the University of Michigan’s English Department will offer a new English minor.
Starting this fall, the University of Michigan’s English Department will offer a new English minor that requires 15 credits. Prior to this minor, a student could either major in English or minor in Creative Writing through the department.