Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Sunday, April 18, 2010

President Mary Sue Coleman signs an agreement establishing a pharmacy admissions program for U-M and Grand Valley State University. The Pharmacy Preferred Admission Program will reserve up to eight positions annually in U-M’s four-year PharmD doctoral program for promising Grand Valley freshmen. Also shown in the photo are U-M Provost Teresa Sullivan, left, and Grand Valley Provost Gayle Davis. (Photo by Adam Bird)

BREAKING NEWS: Gymnastics team wins national championship
The No. 3-ranked U-M men's gymnastics team upset the field at the NCAA Championships on Friday night, winning its first NCAA title since 1999 and the fourth in its history.

BREAKING NEWS: The passing of C.K. Prahalad
C.K. Prahalad, the Paul and Ruth McCracken Distinguished University Professor of Strategy at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and one of the world's top management gurus, died Friday in San Diego after a brief illness. He was 68.

University sets employee parking permit rates for next three years
Annual rates for all employee parking permits will increase 3 percent each year beginning in FY 2011. The increases will aid in the development of new parking spaces on Central Campus and elsewhere as well as initiatives to provide alternative transportation options.

Big Ten Network to televise Obama’s commencement address live
The Big Ten Network will offer live television coverage of President Barack Obama’s commencement address at U-M on May 1. Live coverage of the event from Michigan Stadium will begin at 10:30 a.m.

ISR researcher part of effort to showcase NSF funding benefits
Frank Stafford, professor of economics and a research professor at the Institute for Social Research’s Survey Research Center, made a presentation in Washington, D.C., this week at an exhibition that sought to show Congress how investments in the National Science Foundation funding pay off for society.

CRIME ALERT: Suspicious fires
Four off-campus locations; all vehicle fires.

CRIME ALERT: Indecent exposure
Central Campus Recreation Building, 401 Washtenaw Ave.

The Michigan Difference

50 who are making a difference
Fifty UM-Dearborn students who are making a difference now and have the potential to make an impact as future leaders are being honored for their academic achievement, integrity, leadership and creative contribution. The "Difference Makers" award was created as part the campus’ 50th anniversary celebration.