Academics

Economic professor Edward Cho receives the Golden Apple Award during his lecture in Lorch Hall on Thursday.

Economic Prof. Edward Cho was teaching his Econ 102 class, macroeconomics, Thursday afternoon when a student raised his hand to ask a question. When called on by Cho, the student asked: “Do you like apples?” 

On Feb. 1, the Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships opened as a centralized office to provide information and advising on application processes for all University of Michigan students interested in postgraduate fellowship opportunities.

SACUA members are joined by Rob Sellers, Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer, at the Fleming Administration Building on Monday.

The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs met Monday evening to discuss working rights of graduate students on visas and the University of Michigan's

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LSA junior Ryan Gillcrist, academic affairs committee chair for LSA Student Government, has taken three Race and Ethnicity classes before this semester, but he said the one he is enrolled in right now feels a little different than the others.

Next semester, a new one-credit class titled "Fake News, Lies, and Propaganda: How to Sort Fact from Fiction" will be offered to undergraduate students by the University of Michigan library system.

The University of Michigan Department of Communication Studies announced via email to students last week that it will be making changes to its undergraduate major requirements, effective fall 2017.

Senate Assembly chair Bill Schultz (far right) speaks with former university president Jim Duderstadt and his wife Anne Duderstadt at the Senate Assembly meeting at Palmer Commons on Monday afternoon.

Former University President James Duderstadt and Anne Duderstadt, former vice president and secretary of the University and his wife, spoke on their experiences with the University at the Senate Assembly meeting on Monday as part of a bicentennial-themed conversation.

Elizabeth Moje, associate dean for research and community education, was confirmed as the new dean of the School of Education by the Board of Regents on Thu

University President Mark Schlissel joined the SACUA meeting to discuss the search for a new provost at the Fleming Building on Monday.

The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs met with University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel and the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Search Advisory Committee Monday afternoon to discuss the selection of the new provost.  

Anna Forringer-Beal, a 2016 University of Michigan graduate of LSA, won a Gates Cambridge Scholarship to study at Cambridge University next year.

When Anna Forringer-Beal, a 2016 University of Michigan graduate of LSA, found out she had won a Gates Cambridge Scholarship to study at Cambridge University next year, she had to take a minute to digest the news.

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