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  1. Committee recommends Yost name for removal; feedback sought

    The U-M community is invited to provide feedback on the recommendation by the President’s Advisory Committee on University History to remove Fielding H. Yost’s name from Yost Ice Arena.

  2. U-M commits to carbon neutrality universitywide

    President Schlissel at May 2021 Regents meeting: U-M will achieve carbon neutrality across all greenhouse gas emission scopes, committing to geothermal heating and cooling projects, electric buses, and more.

  3. ‘A student I knew well was getting skinnier before my eyes’

    Transplant surgeon Michael Englesbe assumed anxiety was causing his research associate’s weight loss. But it was poverty. So he enlisted a crew to create the Shield Fund to support struggling medical students.

  4. Fourth-generation grad for the Balogh family

    The Wolverine blood runs strong in this Michigan clan, whose newest alum, Amanda Balogh, BS, is the 14th member of the family to attend U-M. The pioneer was her great-grandmother Helen Cortade, who received a Michigan master’s degree in the 1920s.

  5. State House proposal would slash budget for Ann Arbor campus

    A Michigan House committee moved forward a higher-education budget bill May 5 that would radically change state-funding for U-M Ann Arbor, including a loss of some $40M in the next fiscal year.

  6. University sourcing electricity from new wind parks

    Approximately half of the purchased electricity for U-M’s Ann Arbor campus will soon come from Michigan-sourced renewable resources.

  7. U-M board votes to censure Regent Ron Weiser

    For the first time in its history, U-M’s Board of Regents voted in a special meeting April 2 to censure member Ronald Weiser. He called three top state leaders “witches” and suggested assassination for political foes.

  8. Former U-M President Mary Sue Coleman recognized in building naming

    The building that houses the Life Sciences Institute will be named after President Emerita Mary Sue Coleman. It is the first academic building on the Ann Arbor campus named for a woman.

  9. Carbon neutrality commission submits final recommendations

    Focus is on scalable, transferable, and financially responsible strategies for U-M to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions across the Ann Arbor, Dearborn, and Flint campuses.