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Current, former U-M presidents talk politics in higher ed — MLive

April 7, 2017 — During a discussion, held under the topic of “The Evolving Bargain between Research Universities and Society,” former U-M presidents often mentioned the role universities have in having a political voice as well as the challenges they face at a time when facts are disputed and intellectualism is under attack.

Media coverage of the University of Michigan — September 2015

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.

Michigan education leaders fail Trump on budget — The Detroit News

April 6 — President Donald Trump’s plan to slash federal research funding in his first budget proposal is generating grave concern among Michigan’s higher education leaders who say the cuts could impede economic growth, slow health discoveries and forfeit the U.S.’s research prowess to other nations.

Media coverage of the University of Michigan — August 2015

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.

Media Coverage of the University of Michigan — July 2015

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.