Week in Review: Week of Aug. 21, 2017

August 25, 2017  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

This week got off to a cool start as Headlines recapped the annual Ice Cream Social and Researchpalooza employee recognition events.

Faculty and staff also got the scoop on the newest Michigan Medicine facility, West Ann Arbor-Parkland Plaza; Headlines dished some tips to help employees prepare for next week’s student move-in; and the cherry on top: In honor of Diversity Awareness Month, members of the organization learned about opportunities to enhance diversity, equity and inclusion on campus.

In all, it was a sweet week! Check out the latest:

Employees give ‘two thumbs up’ to Ice Cream Social, Researchpalooza

The 2017 Ice Cream Social and Researchpalooza events were star-studded affairs as Michigan Medicine recognized the outstanding work and dedication of faculty and staff. Click here for a full recap of the Hollywood-themed events, including a look at the winners of fabulous gift baskets and a photo gallery of colleagues caught by the paparazzi!

Expanding Michigan Medicine’s footprint: West Ann Arbor-Parkland Plaza takes shape

In just a few months, patients will have even more options when it comes to obtaining world-class care from a Michigan Medicine specialist. That’s because this week, many of those who prefer to be seen away from the primary medical campus can schedule appointments at the new West Ann Arbor Health Center-Parkland Plaza. Find out more about the state-of-the-art facility, slated to open Nov. 27.

Plan ahead: Student move-in set for next week  

From parking alterations to temporary changes in traffic patterns, employees will see a flurry of activity around Ann Arbor next Wednesday, Thursday and Friday as students return to campus. Click through for a full breakdown of what to expect during Student Move-In 2017.

Diversity Matters: Diversity Awareness Month

It’s up to everyone to help Michigan Medicine create a culture where each member of the community feels valued and respected, regardless of their background or viewpoint. In honor of Diversity Awareness Month, learn about some upcoming opportunities you can take advantage of to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in your unit or department!