After 42 years at the University of Michigan, Ron Holz will begin the process of phased retirement later this year. To honor his intellectual contributions to the university, the larger scientific community, and the many other ways in which he has influenced and inspired us, a symposium will be held on May 31, 2019. The symposium will feature talks from Daniel Axelrod (University of Michigan), Manfred Lindau (Cornell University), Thomas Martin (University of Wisconsin), Stephen Smith (Allen Brain Institute), and Joshua Zimmerberg (NIH). RSVP
There’s another major hoops matchup this March, and it’s happening right here at the Crisler Center. On March 30, the University of Michigan Army vs. Navy Wheelchair Basketball Game returns, celebrating its 14th year! The game is open to the public at no charge with free parking and tickets are not required. The Crisler Center doors open at 2 p.m. to music by DJ Ell, tip-off is 3 p.m. "We do this to emphasize the ABILITY within 'disability,' to honor veterans and active-duty military, especially student veterans, and to raise awareness of and appreciation for the spirit of inclusion. We also just want…
The Frankel Cardiovascular Center invites you to a special event honoring cardiac sarcoma patients. The event includes a special film screening of the documentary “Maire’s Journey” which chronicles the last months of Maire Kent’s life, one of the Center’s cardiac sarcoma patients, who shares her treatments, travels and ultimately, her one-of-a-kind memorial. Maire’s dying wish was to have her ashes sail from the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean. Her desire to reach the ocean came to be after she met a blind carpenter, George Wurtzel, who crafted Maire’s small sailboat. The film “Maire’s Journey” takes the audience on a…
Retirement Party in Honor of Jacki Roehm! Jacki is retiring after 17 very dedicated years! Please join us on Monday, February 4th, 2019 from 2pm-4pm in C&W, Room 12-745D to wish Jacki the very best on her well-deserved retirement.
The Office of Patient Experience is hosting an art and storytelling event, Journeys in Health Care, designed to showcase the stories of Michigan Medicine’s employees, advisors and peer mentors. Spend the evening browsing art pieces and listening to stories of these individuals’ journeys managing their health care.
Happy National Nutrition Month! Check out the Healthy Eating Tip of the Month display in the UH cafeteria to learn all about National Nutrition Month and how you can celebrate with us! By visiting the display, you can also enter a drawing to win a National Nutrition Month themed reusable tote bag along with an apple shaped wooden cutting board. For more information on this month's tip and healthy eating throughout the year visit Michigan Medicine's Healthy Eating Tip of the Month website.
The University of Michigan Women of Color in the Academy Project (WOCAP) will present its 8th Annual Shirley Verrett Award on February 12 in the Stamps Auditorium. The Shirley Verrett Award was created in 2011 by the Office of the Senior Vice Provost in honor of the late Shirley Verrett, a teacher who “would have walked the world over for her students.” The award is administered by WOCAP at the Center for the Education of Women, and recognizes a faculty member whose teaching, performance, scholarship or service supports the success of female students or faculty in the arts who come from diverse…
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration – Reclaiming Our Right to Safe Water: Unraveling the Social Justice and Moral Implications of our Failing Water Systems
Date: Saturday, January 19, 2019 Time: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm Location: Bethel AME Church, 900 John A. Woods Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 Speakers Rev. Diane Smith, M.Div, BCC, Director of Mission Integration, Angela Hospice Sarah Page, Ph.D., Drinking Water Quality Manager, City of Ann Arbor The Honorable Debbie Dingell, U.S. Congresswoman (MI-12) Special Guest Prof. George Shirley, Tenor, Joseph Edgar Maddy Distinguished, University Emeritus Professor of Voice, University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance Admission is FREE! Lunch served. For information and registration, please call (734) 998-9353. http://www.med.umich.edu/multicultural/pdf/MLK%20%20flyer_2019.pdf
After over 30 years working at UMHS, John Armelagos will be retiring as of December 28, 2018. Please join us for a reception and wish John well in retirement!