Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Thursday, October 21, 2010

The Environmental Law Society's recent weekend canoe trip down the Huron River drew dozens of students for a waterborne excursion on a crisp fall day. Click on the image for a slideshow of the trip. (Photo by Peter Smith Photography)

EMERGENCY ALERT: Armed robbery update
As of 3 p.m., suspects in an armed robbery at the Bank of America branch south of Central Campus are still at large.

Burton Tower clock stopped temporarily during renovation work
The clock on Burton Memorial Tower has been stopped for the next phase of the structure's renovation. It will remain set at 6:30 p.m. and should be functional prior to the end of the year.

Research Views Blog: The politics of research
While politics and research may seem an awkward mix, the contradiction is one that must be faced, says Stephen Forrest, vice president for research. In his latest blog entry, Forrest discusses how all research is political with deep social and moral dimensions.

Tale of squirrels’ tangled tails ends happily
Sometimes being a member of the university community means lending a hand to Mother Nature. UM-Flint students and a Facilities Management worker recently stepped in to rescue a quartet of young squirrels that had become ensnared in discarded fishing line.

The Michigan Difference

A leader in dentistry
The last 12 months have been a whirlwind for Dr. Raymond Gist. Last week, the 1966 School of Dentistry graduate became president of the American Dental Association after serving a year as president elect. In May, he delivered the commencement address to dental students at Hill Auditorium. He discusses his personal journey in dentistry and offers advice to dental students in a series of videos.