Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Slide show: Students study in one of the common areas of the Ross School of Business designed to support collaborative culture. The school’s new 270,000-square-foot building opened for classes in January. Click the image to view the slide show. (Photo by Scott Galvin, U-M Photo Services)

Committee recommends non-renewal
of apparel license

University leaders will consider a recommendation from the President’s Advisory Committee on Labor Standards and Human Rights to end U-M’s licensing agreement with a company after that corporation’s repeated freedom of association violations.

Congressman Dingell visits U-M
to discuss health care reform

Health care reform, one of the hottest topics in the nation, takes center stage at the School of Public Health next week with Congressman John Dingell leading a public discussion. Dingell, who today becomes the longest-serving House member in congressional history, has been asked to take the lead on crafting legislation that would provide health care coverage for all Americans.

Cover Michigan health care report shows state system in distress
A new report on healthcare coverage in Michigan shows the state losing ground in several critical areas, including the number of children and adults who are uninsured and the percentage of the population covered by private insurance. The report, Cover Michigan, was released by the Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (CHRT), a think-tank created by the University and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan to develop and test new ideas for promoting evidence-based care, improving population health, and expanding access to care.

The Michigan Difference

Community Outreach -
A School of Dentistry tradition

Helping those in need in communities across Michigan is nothing new for the School of Dentistry. Talk to the school's fourth-year dental students and it’s likely they will say that their community outreach experiences were the highlight of their years in dental school.