1. Precision Health announces enhanced resources for researchers

    June 19, 2019

    Precision Health at the University of Michigan has selected nine recipients for its 2019 Scholars Awards. These grants of up to $80,000 each support the innovative projects of early-career researchers.

  2. Biosciences Initiative announces first faculty hire

    June 17, 2019

    The University of Michigan Biosciences Initiative is proud to announce the onboarding of Roland Kersten, Ph.D., as its first expert faculty hire.

  3. Statement by President Schlissel and the Board of Regents on the passing of Douglass Diggs

    May 18, 2019

    We are all greatly saddened by the passing of Douglass Diggs. We will always remember and cherish Douglass’ support of the University of Michigan and especially our students. A warm and generous person, Douglass was a Detroit native and longtime business and civic leader who was passionate about creating opportunities for talented but underrepresented students. Read more

  4. President’s Staff Awards of Distinction honor U-M staff members

    May 13, 2019

    Founding an international professional organization. Doubling student voter turnout. Creating a model of workplace flexibility. Teaching thousands of middle school students how to live healthy lives. These are a few of the remarkable accomplishments of the 2019 University of Michigan Staff Impact Award recipients.

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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