U-M Health System recognized as a National Top Workplace
The U-M Health System has been recognized among 319 companies as one of the top places to work in the nation by WorkplaceDynamics Inc. U-M employees were especially positive about pay and benefits, career opportunities and working conditions.
Report: URC schools provide innovations, talent for auto industry
The University Research Corridor schools — which include U-M — confer more than 3,600 degrees annually in auto-ready careers and have spent more than $300 million on auto-related research in the past five years, according to a new report released today. "The URC's Contributions to Automotive Innovations" is the URC's fifth annual report that quantifies and assesses industry sectors where the universities' research and development play a major role.
'Monitoring the Future' receives $35M to continue for another five years
"Monitoring the Future," one of the largest and longest-running studies of American youth, as well as of college students and young adults, will receive a $35 million award to continue for another five years. The project is conducted annually at the Institute for Social Research.
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International man of history
His start at U-M helped alumnus Chris McLaurin achieve as much as he has done so far. An article in LSA Today describes how, shortly after graduating magna cum laude in 2009, McLaurin served a year as a Fulbright Scholar, helping underprivileged children with the transition into college life. This inspired him to create his own mentoring program matching such students with local university mentors.