November 11, 2014 — University of Michigan president Mark Schlissel is concerned about the role of academics in the athletic programs, so he’s carefully assessing candidates to replace athletic director Dave Brandon, who resigned last month.
AD David Brandon resigns…U-M extends M-Cubed program…U-M economist Wolfers: one of 10 “tweeple” you should follow…U-M prof Prabal Dutta named one of “Brilliant 10″…Artifact from 1800s found while moving massive oak on campus…U-M’s Howard Markel on the history of quarantine…Detroit’s exit from bankruptcy…Fracking’s unexpected benefits.
November 11, 2014 — Inside a laboratory at the University of Michigan, researchers have been injecting stem cells into the brains of mice engineered to have Alzheimer’s disease, and making remarkable discoveries.
Why federal college ratings won’t rein in tuition … What happens when we all live to 100? … U-M tops U.S. public universities in global ranking … Mad men: How to change the tide of domestic violence … Toxic algae cocktail brews in Lake Erie … Baby steps toward driverless cars deliver huge leaps in safety … More breast cancer patients should keep their healthy breasts.
November 7, 2014 — Less than three months after the Food and Drug Administration approved a University of Michigan-developed drug, the university made $65.6 million by selling some of the worldwide royalty interest of the licensing agreement for a drug that treats a rare disease.
Large freshman class challenges U-M housing…U-M builds fake city to test driverless cars…Teenage girls face sexting dilemma…Cutting the poor out of welfare…Why daughters are better than sons, financially, that is…22 devastating effects of climate change…U-M forms technology consortium with other universities.