Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Mike Rutkofske (left) and Ben Tatara of Plant Buildings and Grounds Services remove limbs from a diseased American elm near Angell Hall before cutting it down Wednesday. (Photo by Austin Thomason, Michigan Photography)

Elm trees being removed due to disease, safety concerns
Two American elm trees on Central Campus are being removed this month due to disease and structural issues that have raised concerns over pedestrian safety. The first tree, located near State and William streets, was removed Wednesday. A second one, located in the Law School's main courtyard, is to be removed later this month.

UMHS refurbishing, distributing still functional used medical equipment
The U-M Health System is giving old medical equipment a second life. The Michigan CPAP Bank accepts old and unused sleep-breathing equipment and redistributes it to patients who otherwise might not have access. Other medical devices, including pacemakers, can be sterilized and refurbished for use by patients in need.

UM-Dearborn announces campuswide recycling program
UM-Dearborn officials have announced the launch of a new campuswide recycling program set to roll out in full by this summer. The campus has joined other leading universities in implementing single-stream recycling, a system that simplifies recycling for the entire campus community.

The Michigan Difference

One degree, many paths
Diversity of career paths leads many students to the College of Pharmacy. Since graduating in 1976 Mary Moy-Sandusky has worked in hospitals, retail, consulting and government services. In 2011, Gov. Rick Snyder appointed her to the Michigan Board of Pharmacy. She also runs a pharmacy consulting business and speaks to future U-M pharmacy grads about their career options.