Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

While some features of Michigan Stadium have changed over the years, its stirring memories and rich traditions are timeless, as seen in this video that was shown on the scoreboard screen during the Nov. 20 game against the University of Wisconsin.

Martin Philbert appointed dean of School of Public Health
Martin Philbert, senior associate dean for research and professor of toxicology in the School of Public Health, has been appointed the new dean of SPH. President Mary Sue Coleman and Provost Phil Hanlon made the announcement Monday, pending Board of Regents approval. The appointment is effective Jan. 1.

Thirty from U-M at U.N. climate conference in Cancun
A group of 30 U-M students, alumni, faculty and friends are attending the United Nations Climate Change Conference, which began Monday in Cancun, Mexico. Students in the U-M contingent come from the School of Natural Resources and Environment, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences, and the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise.

The Stimulus: Was it worth it?
U-M is playing a prominent role in the research and innovation enabled by federal stimulus funding. In the latest posting on his "Research Views" blog, Vice President for Research Stephen Forrest explores how the university has stepped up to meet the challenges and opportunities posed by the stimulus.

The Michigan Difference

Creating the Cleveland Clinic (East)
Jenny Ho, MPH and MHSA, '00, has worked in Abu Dhabi since 2009 to help build the Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi into a fully functioning, 364-bed hospital and clinic. As one of several project managers for the clinic, Ho is helping to develop policies and procedures in the areas of human relations and marketing and communications, and to draft and implement a staffing plan for the facility at large — everything from facilities workers to nurses, physicians, and allied health professionals.