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Taubman announces new $22M gift
to University

Just over one year ago, retail pioneer A. Alfred Taubman announced a $22 million gift to U-M to endow a new research institute aimed at understanding, treating and preventing human disease. More >

Top U-M faculty garner annual awards

Twenty-seven faculty members will be recognized for their teaching, scholarship, service and creative activities Oct. 7 in Rackham Assembly Hall. More >

Spending hits record $876M; partnerships cited in rise

Research expenditures at the University of reached $875.8 million in Fiscal Year 2008, an all-time high and a 6.4-percent increase over the previous year. As usual, the federal government provided most (69.8 percent) of the funds. While the federal commitment edged up 2.7 percent last year, industry sponsorships surged 11.1 percent, following a 14.9 percent jump the previous fiscal year. More >

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