Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Two dozen undergraduates from across the United States assembled in Ann Arbor recently, preparing to become future leaders in addressing health disparities. They are participating in summer internships sponsored by the School of Public Health Summer Enrichment Program in Health Management & Policy. Click on the photo for more information about the program and a list of the participants pictured. (Photo by Peter Smith Photography)

LSI scientist Bing Ye named to the prestigious Pew Scholars program
Bing Ye, research assistant professor at the Life Sciences Institute and assistant professor of cell and developmental biology at the Medical School, has been named a 2010 Pew Scholar, along with 20 other outstanding early to mid-career biomedical scientists.

‘The Environment Report’ wins 2010 Murrow Award
“The Environment Report” from Michigan Radio has been recognized for excellence in broadcast journalism by the Radio Television Digital News Association with a 2010 National Edward R. Murrow Award.

School of Art & Design video series wins Emmy Award
The School of Art & Design’s ongoing video series “PLAY” received an Emmy Award as a top program in the arts and entertainment category. The award was given by the Michigan Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

New leaders named for Weiser Center, athletics
The Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia (WCEE) has announced that Anna Grzymala-Busse, professor of political science, will assume the Ronald and Eileen Weiser Professorship of European and Eurasian Studies and the directorship of the WCEE and the Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, effective July 1.
• Athletic Director Dave Brandon has announced the promotion of Rob Rademacher to associate athletic director, effective July 1.

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The Michigan Difference

Dental outreach to Kenya
Building on the Kenya Smiles initiative that launched in 2008, five School of Dentistry students went to the University of Nairobi earlier this year to provide oral health care and education. They examined hundreds of children and adolescents, and offered dental services in Kenyan villages.