Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Traditions welcome faculty, students to new year

New Faculty Orientation

New faculty

Above: From left, Marya Green-Mercado, assistant professor of romance languages and literatures, and Eric Kort, assistant professor of atmospheric, oceanic and space sciences, speak with Katy Downs, assistant director of the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program, during the New Faculty Orientation and Information Fair Wednesday at the Michigan League. Below: New faculty visit booths offering information on a wide variety of U-M programs. (Photos by Eric Bronson, Michigan Photography)

New faculty
New faculty
Andrew Jones, assistant professor of environmental health sciences, learns about Planet Blue from Nicole Berg, coordinator of the Planet Blue Ambassadors program for the Graham Sustainability Institute. (Photo by Eric Bronson, Michigan Photography)


A welcome treat

ice cream
From left, Vice President for Development Jerry May, Provost Martha E. Pollack and Dean of Students Laura Blake Jones pass out free ice cream to students outside of East Quad. The annual event, in which senior U-M officials welcome students back to campus, took place Wednesday and was sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs. (Photo by Martin Vloet, Michigan Photography)