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LSI’s Innovation Partnership targets deadly diseases through novel initiative

Cancer, diabetes, strep infections and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s are the first targets of the Life Sciences Institute’s Innovation Partnership, which shepherds promising biomedical discoveries from labs to the marketplace. Four projects recently were selected for first-round funding totaling $680,000. More >



Hughes named director of U-M Academic Success Program

Provost Teresa Sullivan announced today that Philip R. Hughes will head the University’s Academic Success Program in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. As assistant provost and associate athletic director, Hughes will lead the comprehensive network of academic support programs that ensure a top-quality academic experience and encourage a high level of achievement among student-athletes. More >



Health care and retirement savings plan changes

The university will go forward with increases to the health care costs paid by employees and retirees enrolled in U-M plans and will implement a waiting period for future employees to receive university contributions to retirement savings, university leaders said in a March 20 message to faculty and staff. More >



UMMA's grand promise transcends art

After years of planning, fundraising and construction, the future of the U-M Museum of Art is now. On Saturday doors opened to a museum more than twice the size of its former incarnation, riding an early wave of positive critical acclaim and an unmistakable feeling of hope and accomplishment. More >


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