1. 2019 Spring Commencement

    May 4, 2019

    As prepared for delivery Class of 2019, Congratulations! I join your professors, family members and friends in expressing my utmost pride as we celebrate your accomplishments as the newest graduates of the University of Michigan. Graduates, you did it! Each one of you earned a place here – and you made the most of it. Read more

  2. An update from President Schlissel on U-M’s work to prevent and address sexual misconduct

    April 24, 2019

    To All Members of the University Community: Our university has taken several actions in recent months to prevent sexual and gender-based misconduct and improve how we address this pressing problem for members of our community. Earlier this semester, I mentioned that additional work was in progress, and as we honor Sexual Assault Awareness Month, I Read more

  3. Statement from President Schlissel and Provost Philbert on bombings in Sri Lanka

    April 23, 2019

    The sheer immensity of the tragic attacks in Sri Lanka is staggering and heartbreaking, with hundreds of people killed and many more individuals and communities devastated by such unconscionable acts of terror. Among the places targeted in the Easter Sunday bombings were Christian places of worship. With great sadness, we offer our sympathies to everyone Read more

  4. President’s Award recipient Sandra Wiley puts her stamp on international education

    April 18, 2019

    Sandra Wiley is a one-stop shop for all things international education at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design. Whether she’s helping students find a safe and enriching international education experience, advising a foreign-born student on structuring an independent study to better understand the culture they came from, or assisting students as they Read more

  5. Domenico Grasso inaugurated as UM-Dearborn chancellor

    April 15, 2019

    The morning’s cloudy skies and intermittent spring rains didn’t seem to dampen the excitement Friday, as campus celebrated the official installation of Domenico Grasso as the university’s sixth chancellor. Since beginning his tenure in August 2018, Grasso has continually challenged the campus to think big when charting out the vision for the university’s next few Read more

  6. Record: U-M joins National Academies in collaborative on sexual harassment

    April 10, 2019

    The University of Michigan has joined the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine as founding partners in an action collaborative working to prevent sexual harassment in higher education. The collaborative will facilitate partnerships and joint action to address and prevent sexual harassment. It will deal with the issue of sexual harassment in the context Read more

  7. Record: U-M to cut emissions through renewable-energy purchase from DTE Energy

    April 9, 2019

    The University of Michigan is on track to reduce greenhouse gas emissions significantly with an agreement to buy renewable energy through DTE Energy that will result in about half of the purchased electricity for the Ann Arbor campus coming from Michigan-sourced renewable resources.

  8. President Schlissel contributes to WCC’s On the Record in celebration of Community College Month

    April 4, 2019

    On behalf of the University of Michigan, I am honored to join our friends, neighbors and colleagues at Washtenaw Community College in celebrating National Community College Month. Our decades-long partnership is providing tremendous opportunities for the people we serve.

  9. DPTV video: President Schlissel introduces Hamilton producer and U-M alumnus Jeffrey Seller and WDIV News Anchor Devin Scillian at the Detroit Economic Club

    March 29, 2019

    A Conversation with Hamilton Producer Jeffrey Seller | Detroit Economic Club

  10. Statement at Regents Meeting on U.S.-China research collaborations

    March 28, 2019

    President Schlissel discussed U-M’s support of U.S.-China research collaborations during the March 28, 2019, Board of Regents Meeting (VP for Research) Jack (Hu) has also worked tirelessly to promote the value and enormous potential of international research collaborations. Just last Friday, he participated in a panel titled “U.S.-China Academic Collaboration in the Current Environment” with Read more