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UMich president defends free-speech after Justice Department criticism — MLive

June 15, 2018 — The University of Michigan is firing back against its critics, including the U.S. Department of Justice, who say the university isn’t protecting free speech.U-M President Mark Schlissel on Friday discussed the issue in an interview with The Ann Arbor News and MLive. U-M also filed a legal response Friday, June 15, to SpeechFirst’s lawsuit against U-M, describing the organization’s depiction of the university’s speech code and policies as “a false caricature.”

U-M applications rise 10 percent, another record high — The Detroit News

June 15, 2018 – A record number of hopeful Wolverines buried the University of Michigan in freshman applications for the upcoming fall semester. The University of Michigan Office of Undergraduate Admissions reviewed 65,684 freshmen applications — a 10.6 percent increase from last year’s record 59,407, officials said.The Ann Arbor school’s application volume has increased every year for the last 12 years, said university spokesman Don Jordan. In 2016 and 2017, the university saw 7 percent increase in applications.

Is social media changing the doctor-patient relationship? — AAFP

June 8, 2018 — Results from two recent surveys reaffirm longstanding trends in the ways patients of different ages use social media and the internet to access health information and communicate with physicians. The surveys’ findings also illustrate the growing importance of social media in the doctor-patient relationship and underscore the communication challenges family physicians face while trying to meet the needs of a diverse patient base.