Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Miguel Sossa-Mardomingo, a student in the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise and student envoy for the U-M team attending the U.N. Climate Change Conference, presents Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the conference, with a U-M delegation T-shirt. Thirty students, alumni, faculty and friends are attending the conference, which runs through Friday in Cancun. Mexico. (Photo by Juan Cespedes)

U-M poet, translator named among top in generation
Poet, teacher and translator Khaled Mattawa, associate professor of English language and literature, has been awarded a United States Artist Fellowship for 2010. It is one of 52 awards presented to visual, design, performing and literary artists from 18 states and Puerto Rico.

Work/Life Resource Center celebrates more than 20 years at U-M
The U-M Work/Life Resource Center (WLRC) is celebrating more than 20 years of promoting work/life balance at U-M. The WLRC's mission is to help provide an environment that is supportive of, and sensitive to, the healthy balance between work life and family/personal life by providing services and information that every university community member can use.

University bus service for Big Chill at the Big House
U-M buses will provide transportation to and from North and Central campuses for people attending the Big Chill at the Big House hockey game against Michigan State on Saturday.

CRIME ALERT: Armed robbery
Near Hill and Oxford streets.

The Michigan Difference

Sounding the alarm
As concerns about the possible invasion of Asian carp in the Great Lakes continue to grow, Law School alumnus Noah Hall is doing his part to keep people informed about the legal issues surrounding the threat with his blog, Great Lakes Law. Hall has called for aggressive legal action to combat the crisis, but says time may not allow for effective options in time to keep the harmful species from establishing a foothold in Lake Michigan.