Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Todd Webb (center) and Dan Geiger (right) of Obtiva, a Chicago-based software company, speak with a student at the MPowered Career Fair. Obtiva joined other companies at Wednesday's fair at the Michigan Union because it is looking for interns and apprentices. The annual event is an opportunity for students from across the university to make contact with representatives from small companies and startups. (Photo by Scott Soderberg, U-M Photo Services)

MLibrary launches ArticlesPlus to ease online content search
MLibrary has introduced ArticlesPlus, a new tool to quickly find articles and other online library content via a single search box. The tool, which can be accessed on any MLibrary Web page, makes the library's wealth of materials more findable than ever.

First projects funded under Social Sciences Annual Institute
U-M social science faculty teams will organize two sets of novel, interdisciplinary research activities this year with funding from the Social Sciences Annual Institute, a recent initiative designed to provide initial support for unique and innovative projects that are as yet outside traditional funding streams.

U-M tops federal cancer research funding list
The Comprehensive Cancer Center received the most grant funding from the National Cancer Institute among all medical schools in the country during the federal fiscal year 2010.

The Michigan Difference

Great ideas change everything
U-M students Allen Kim, Entrepreneur magazine’s top College Entrepreneur 2010, and his partner Luis Calderon appear in this advertisement in the February Delta Sky magazine. Learn more about them on the university’s newly redesigned Innovate! portal, which spotlights faculty and student innovators and shows how to get involved in entrepreneurship and innovation at U-M. The series of ads showcases faculty, students and alumni whose creativity and entrepreneurial spirit enrich the U-M experience and contribute to the vitality of our society.