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Landscape photography now on display at the Rogel Cancer Center

August 15, 2019

One of Gaynor's photos from U.S. national parks. Raymond Gaynor, from Ann Arbor, has been practicing art photography for more than 25 years. A current exhibition of his work — now on display at Michigan Medicine — shows off photographic works from 12 U.S. national parks, capturing both iconic and unique landscape scenes. Gaynor chooses subjects that have a sense of solace and rejuvenation. One of his goals is to give the viewer an opportunity to imagine what it would be like to be the one looking through the camera lens while composing and capturing an image. He hopes to…

Finding balance, building resilience: Take steps to protect your mental health

August 15, 2019

Resilience — the capacity of adapting and recovering when faced with trauma, adversity, stress or hardships.  Every day, employees are faced with situations that test their emotions and abilities to cope.…

Udall Center for Parkinson’s Disease Research to host 5th annual symposium

August 14, 2019

The 5th annual U-M Udall Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s Disease Research Symposium will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 4 from 8:30 a.m. – noon in the Biomedical Sciences Research Building (BSRB) - Kahn Auditorium. A complementary luncheon will follow the symposium. The symposium will be headlined by the internationally recognized researcher Bernard Balleine, Ph.D., from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. As head of the Decision Neuroscience Laboratory in the School of Psychology at UNSW, his research focuses on the neural mechanisms of decision-making, which is often impaired in those with neurodegenerative disorders. The title of…

Plan ahead: Fletcher parking structure project

August 14, 2019

Please be advised that beginning on Friday, Aug. 16, the Fletcher St. parking structure is scheduled to undergo maintenance work. Plan ahead if you will be parking in the area. Here’s what you need to know: From 9 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 16 until Monday morning, Aug. 19, the Level 5 Fletcher St. entrance is expected to be closed for repairs.Permit parkers will be directed to use the Palmer Drive entrance.Weekend event/guest parkers will be directed to use the Plaza level entrance.Additionally, from 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22 until Monday morning, Aug. 26, the Plaza level exit ramp is…

How to spot a phish

August 13, 2019

Phishing emails are some of the most common online threats, so it is important to be aware of the revealing signs and know what to do when you encounter them. Here are five ways to spot phishing attacks. Lesson #1: Watch out for emotions It is common for phishing emails to play on emotions in the recipients. The email may claim that your account has been hacked and you must reset your password by clinking a link. The email may also state that your account will be closed if you do not act immediately. Emails conveying greed, urgency, curiosity or…

Get moving this fall with Active U Autumn

August 13, 2019

Maybe it’s the team support and sense of community ... or being accountable for reaching a weekly exercise goal. Maybe it’s the friendly competition among units. Whatever the reason, each year…

Parking and transportation update

August 12, 2019

Please be advised that a number of changes took effect this morning as the organization seeks to improve parking and transportation for patients and employees alike. During the transition, signage in the P4 parking structure made it unclear where blue and gold parking spaces were available to employees. Thanks to the feedback of faculty and staff, this issue was identified and remedied early this morning. To clarify, gold spaces can now be found on floors 1 through 3 of the P4 parking structure, while there is accessible blue parking on multiple floors of the structure. Additionally, blue permit parking starts…

OHS to close early on Tuesday, Aug. 13

August 12, 2019

Occupational Health Services is scheduled to close early on Tuesday, Aug. 13. The office will be closed beginning at 1 p.m. OHS will resume normal business operations on Wednesday, Aug. 14.

Alert: UMHS-GlobalUser to be updated; what to watch for in your email inbox

August 12, 2019

Please be advised that the UMHS-GlobalUser email address will soon be retired. In the coming weeks, employees will begin receiving emails from two new email addresses: MM-Headlines@med.umich.edu and MM-EmployeeMessage@med.umich.edu. The new addresses are easier to identify and more accurately reflect the name of the academic medical center. The addresses also fall in line with the types of messages they will be sending. Of course, MM-Headlines will be sending out Headlines, the daily Michigan Medicine employee newsletter. MM-EmployeeMessage, meanwhile, will be alerting faculty and staff to important information that they should be aware of. These two addresses will not be sending…