1. Record: Student input sought in search for next vice president for student life

    October 10, 2019

  2. Supporting our global research community

    October 9, 2019

    Dear Faculty, Postdoctoral Researchers and Graduate Students: During the Q&A that followed the President’s leadership breakfast last week, a community member asked about the challenges we face in the context of recent federal concerns of “foreign influence” on research at U.S. universities. This issue is very front of mind for many of us in leadership Read more


  3. 2019 Leadership Breakfast

    October 3, 2019

    (As prepared for delivery) Good morning, colleagues, students and friends. It’s a pleasure to welcome you to this year’s leadership breakfast. I also thank everyone in our community watching on the live stream. In April, we ushered in a new era of discovery, education and service at the University of Michigan, as we celebrated the Read more


  4. U-M launches Firearm Injury Prevention Research Initiative

    The University of Michigan will launch an initiative that encourages and coordinates research across disciplines to develop new knowledge and data on firearm violence, a public health problem that causes about 100 deaths per day across the United States. U-M researchers in fields such as public health, medicine, social sciences, engineering, public policy and the Read more


  5. Schlissel announces plan to grow academic innovation

    Saying it is time for academic innovation at the University of Michigan to take a step forward, President Mark Schlissel has announced a plan to support new models for education and provide learning experiences that are global, engaged and lifelong.


  6. Campus arts initiative to ‘unleash imagination and creativity’

    A comprehensive presidential arts initiative designed to “unleash imagination and creativity” at the University of Michigan was announced Oct. 3 by President Mark Schlissel. A working group of arts leaders on campus will collaborate with all parts of the university in creating the initiative. Schlissel said a two-year startup phase will produce a roadmap through Read more


  7. Michigan Medicine to build adult hospital that will transform medical and surgical care

    September 20, 2019

    Michigan Medicine will build a new adult hospital that will increase patient access and transform medical and surgical care at the academic medical center of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.


  8. University seeks nominations for honorary degree recipients

    The campus community is being asked to nominate individuals who have contributed to their field or society to be considered for honorary degrees. “Honorary degrees give us the opportunity to celebrate with pride the accomplishments of those whose contributions have changed the world,” President Mark Schlissel said.


  9. Nominations sought for president’s awards for public engagement

    University of Michigan leaders are encouraging campus community members to nominate faculty members who have demonstrated a commitment to public service for the president’s awards for public engagement.


  10. Record: University forging ahead on carbon neutrality work

    September 18, 2019

    As individuals across the globe rally for urgent action on climate change, the University of Michigan is moving forward on its path toward carbon neutrality with several actions, including joining a coalition of universities working on climate change solutions.