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The University of Michigan’s Theme Semester for Winter 2020 will center around the Great Lakes.

SACUA Chair Joy Beatty discusses potential policies on sexual and gender-based misconduct at a SACUA meeting in the Fleming Administration Building Monday.

The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs addressed lingering questions regarding faculty free speech and University sexual misconduct policies in a meeting on Monday.

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In the past few weeks, Chicago students have dealt with the consequences of an 11-day teacher’s strike, while

SACUA Vice Chair Colleen Conway speaks to University faculty at the SACUA meeting in Fleming Administration Building Tuesday afternoon.

The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs met to discuss the impact of international influence on research and electronic voting in faculty governance Monday afternoon. 

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Officials at the ACT — a college admissions test taken by more than 1.9 million students each year — announced a policy change earlier this month that will allow students to retake single sect

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The international studies major, run by the University of Michigan Program in International and Comparative Studies, is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

Faculty Senate members gather to discuss current events happening at the University in the League Monday afternoon.

The University of Michigan Senate Assembly held its monthly meeting Monday, Oct. 21, in the Michigan League. There were approximately 30 faculty assembly members present and the Assembly was chaired by Joy Beatty, member of the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs.

Women Also Know Law, a new initiative spearheaded by University of Michigan Law School faculty, aims to create more representation of those who identify as women or gender nonconforming in legal academia.

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When LSA junior Zoe Garden arrived on campus this semester as a transfer student, she had completed many beginner and upper-level courses in communications — including an entry-level communication studies course — at her previous school.

SACUA Assembly Chair Joy Beatty leads the discussion at a SACUA meeting September 30.

Provost Martin Philbert joined the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs to discuss the creation of a faculty group to recommend amendments to policies on the dismissal of tenured faculty, as well as President Mark Schlissel’s new arts initiative.