Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Friday, July 9, 2010

This is the second in a series of videos titled “Focus on the Faculty” on U-M’s YouTube channel. Each video profiles an Arthur F. Thurnau professor, showcasing his or her unique talents and research, and showing prospective students the kind of personalized instruction they will receive from leading faculty. This installment features Elizabeth Moje from the School of Education.

Public will be able to view Michigan Stadium renovations Wednesday
With the college football season just two months away, U-M will open the doors to Michigan Stadium on Wednesday to showcase the Big House renovations. The one-day event will run between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m.

U-M, Traverse City Film Festival form educational partnership
Faculty members from U-M will serve as moderators, panelists and jurors in the first formal step toward a broader participation in the international Traverse City Film Festival. The sixth annual documentary and narrative film competition will be held in northern Michigan, July 27-Aug. 1.

Faculty and staff invited to welcome reception for new provost
President Mary Sue Coleman is inviting all faculty and staff on the Ann Arbor campus to a reception Monday afternoon to welcome Provost Philip Hanlon. The reception is from 3:30-5 p.m. at the Clements Library, 909 S. University Ave.

Record Update e-mail will be sent weekly for next six weeks
This will be the last daily e-mail edition of the Record Update until Aug. 23. An e-mail version of the Record Update will be sent to subscribers each Wednesday for the next six weeks. Breaking campus news will be added to the Record Update website as it happens.

The Michigan Difference

Mastering the challenge
Teams of master's degree students at the School of Natural Resources are working to promote sustainable economic development on Detroit's lower east side and a plan for light-rail transportation in the city. They are among 10 master's projects profiled in the current issue of Stewards, the SNRE magazine.