Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

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Slide show: U-M from the air in Michigan Today features aerial shots of the campus taken by Scott Galvin, U-M Photo Services. (Click on the photo left to view slide show)

Dingell: Health care reform needed now
The stars are aligning like no other time in history to reform our health care system, U.S. Rep. John Dingell, D-Dearborn, said Monday at the University. “There is no question that the time is right for the most developed country in the world to catch up with our competitors around the world,” he said.

Economic policy must balance short-term gains with long-term stability
Policymakers could face long-term challenges with the country's financial stability as the new stimulus plan provides short-term solutions to the economic collapse, a U-M researcher says.

Registration extended for WCTF career conference
Registration for Enhancing U: Education, Empowerment and Equity has been extended until Feb. 19. The 27th annual Women of Color Task Force career conference Feb. 27 at the Michigan League will feature workshops and a keynote address by Howard Adams, the founder and president of H.G. Adams and Associates Inc.

The Michigan Difference

Literacies in the 21st Century
Students today might be texting on cell phones, receiving and sending photos and videos, reading blogs, listening to podcasts, googling, consulting Wikipedia, visiting social networking sites, and checking movie times or the weather. But contrary to some notions, adolescents in the twenty-first century do read and write.