Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Joseph Lam, professor of music and director of the Confucius Institute, reflects on the institute's commitment to bringing Chinese arts to U-M and broadening the cultural horizons of students.

Housing announces Move-Out parking plans
University Housing will bag selected parking meters in the vicinity of the residence halls for students to use as they move out. There will be orange meter bags in place Thursday and Friday at several campus locations.

Coppola a finalist for $250,000 Cherry Award for Great Teaching
Brian Coppola, an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and professor of chemistry, is one of three finalists for the 2012 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching. Conferred biennially by Baylor University, the accolade is the only national teaching award presented by a college or university to an individual for exceptional teaching.

New U-M mobile apps available for Ann Arbor students
Students on the Ann Arbor campus now can view their class schedules for the current term or browse for classes in current and upcoming terms on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Those features are part of the new Student Academics app available on the iTunes App Store. Personal class schedule information is protected via the Single Sign-On app — also available on iTunes — that allows people to authenticate to view their information.

The Michigan Difference

Difference Makers at Dearborn
UM-Dearborn has named 50 students as 2011 “Difference Makers,” a designation that identifies a student as one of the most significant contributors to the campus community. From scholars with publications and national conference presentations to officers in campus organizations to others making a difference in the larger community, these recipients are being recognized for their academic achievements, integrity, leadership and creative contributions.