Academics

SACUA members discuss the possibility of surveys to faculty for reporting grievances at a meeting in Fleming Administration Building Monday.

The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs met Monday and continued to revise their agenda to prepare for the larger Senate Assembly meeting consisting of 70 people on Dec. 16. 

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The Knight-Wallace Fellowship — a program for accomplished journalists to study at the University of Michigan — has expanded to include two fellowship positions for

Saudi Arabian journalist Safa Al Ahmad speaks after accepting the Wallenberg Medal from President Mark Schlissel Tuesday night.

Saudi Arabian journalist Safa Al Ahmad gave a talk after accepting the Wallenberg Medal from President Mark Schlissel Tuesday night. She spoke in Rackham Auditorium to a crowd of a few hundred community members and students. 

The University's Faculty Senate Assembly discussed the new sexual misconduct policy in Hutchins Hall Monday.

The University of Michigan Faculty Senate Assembly met Monday to discuss and vote to implement the new umbrella sexual misconduct policy. However, because they didn’t have a quorum, they were unable to vote on any of the issues.

University Librarian and Dean of Libraries James Hilton speaks about library open access at a SACUA meeting in the Fleming Administration Building Monday afternoon

The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs representatives met in the Fleming Administrative Building to discuss University of Michigan funding and challenges facing the University library system and the University Press on Monday afternoon.

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Engineering senior Ryuji Arimoto is on the tail end of the stressful cycle of medical school applications. After multiple rounds of online applications and 10 interviews, he’s finally started to receive acceptances.

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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.