Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Monday, May 16, 2011

The Dana Building, which houses the School of Natural Resources and Environment, is the greenest building on U-M's campus. This video highlights features of the gold LEED-certified facility.

Addressing mental health concerns in post-disaster Japan
Sheila Rauch, assistant professor of psychiatry and adjunct assistant professor of psychology, recently traveled to Japan as part of a team that conducted workshops to help health care professionals and community leaders address mental health concerns in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami, including preparing for future cases of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Wolverines take fourth straight women's softball Big Ten title
The U-M women's softball team won its fourth straight Big Ten Conference title with an 8-0, five-inning win over Michigan State on Saturday. The No. 2-ranked Wolverines have an 18-2 league record and drew the No. 10 seed in the NCAA tournament.

Law School launching improved loan repayment program
The Law School is rolling out an improved Loan Repayment Assistance Program for public-service graduates and others whose legal careers provide lower salaries. The plan is designed to help ensure Michigan Law graduates aren't deterred by student debt from using their top-tier legal educations to pursue their dreams.

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Blogging around China
The U-M Symphony Band is in the second week of its historic China tour. Many of the participants are chronicling their trip on blogs, with selected entries compiled on a special page created by the School of Music, Theatre & Dance.