Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Faculty member Martin Walsh, left, and Gavi Savit, a Musical Theatre student, in the Residential College production of "The Life of Galileo." Performances of the production, part of the Winter 2009 LSA Theme Semester "The Universe: Yours to Discover," are planned today-Sunday in the Residential College Auditorium. (Photo by Sander Slomovits)

Statement on alleged morphine diversion
The U-M Health System offers a response to media reports about an alleged diversion of morphine from a patient.

Small fire reported in West Quad
A small fire occurred overnight in a room in the lower level of West Quad, according to the Department of Public Safety. The sprinkler system activated and extinguished the fire, police say. There were no reported injuries. Initial reports indicate that residents in several rooms may need to temporarily be relocated. Look for updates later on the DPS Web site.

Record Update: Connect for great prizes
There are only a few days left to sign up to win a smart phone, a four-month U-M Recreational Sports membership or a $50 gift certificate for The Glass House Café in Palmer Commons. Subscribe to the Record Update by March 31 to be eligible to win one of these great prizes.

Students visit Silicon Valley to rejuvenate innovation at home
More than 50 students from across the university recently visited the San Francisco Bay Area to connect with the start-up community on the other side of the country. The College of Engineering Center for Entrepreneurship sponsored the trip.

'You Go Lead' Symposium encourages political participation
UM-Dearborn's Institute for Local Government will help college students, recent graduates and other individuals 35 and younger to increase their participation and representation in state and local decision-making at the ‘You Go Lead’ Symposium.

The Michigan Difference

Vote for your favorite UMMA Art Pick
As the U-M Museum of Art gets set to reopen March 28, a few friends of the museum are offering their favorites from selected works of art featured in the collection, and the museum invites the community to vote, as well. Find out what piece Provost Teresa Sullivan notes for its “fantastic and colorful figures.”
Then vote for your favorite.