Aug. 9, 2017 — There was a time for Thomas Pomarico when making a mistake could trigger the wrath of thousands. Death threats. Calls for the long snapper to kill himself. As Pomarico puts it, this “disturbing” fallout from top-tier college football was a weight to work under. The possibility of fan scrutiny and harassment were always a botched play away from the three-year University of Michigan starter. Mistakes today seem more like happy accidents for the South Bend artist, having left “The Big House” about six years ago upon graduation. Errant decisions can be corrected with an extra brush stroke. Chants won’t follow a choice in color scheme.
First look inside U-M’s $50M state-of-the art nursing school … New hand transplant program debuts … U-M is world’s fifth-most innovative university … U-M regents give praise — and a raise — to President Schlissel … Former U-M president is named next leader of AAU … Michigan gets $9.5M for study of impact of environmental factors on children’s health … U-M computer model shows Straits pipeline break would devastate Great Lakes … A million thanks: Pro athletes are sharing the wealth with their alma maters … Researchers finish study of Michigan oil, gas fracking.
Aug. 8, 2017 — U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings, today released the 2017-18 Best Hospitals rankings. In their 28th year, the rankings and ratings compare more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers ranks No. 6.
A ‘diary’ unlocked: Stamps professor’s coming-of-age story put on film … States are racing to attract self-driving car industry. How does Michigan compare? … Little big black hole is supermassive oxymoron … What you need to know about toxic algae blooms … U-M unveils state of the art medical library … U-M sets school record with nearly 52,000 freshman applicants … Clean energy expected to power up more jobs in Michigan.
Aug. 3, 2017 — As private college sticker prices and tuition discount rates edged ever higher in recent years, there has been much hand-wringing and debate over whether the cost of college has reached a breaking point. Tuition resets were under the microscope Tuesday during a session at the National Association of College and University Business Officers annual meeting. And the debate over the strategy could be easily found at other times during the several-day meeting as well, in other sessions as well as discussions with tuition pricing consultants.
Money magazine ranks U-M as 5th-best public school … U-M to test driverless 3-D printed carts … Rethinking exercise as a source of immediate rewards … U.S. News names best hospitals: 7 in Michigan, 4 in metro Detroit … Obama picks Michigan professor for Fed board … Inside the fake town in Michigan where self-driving cars are being tested.