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Update: Fuller Rd. parking options this weekend

May 12, 2017

This Saturday and Sunday, a soccer tournament will be hosted in Fuller Park and Mitchell Field. For that reason, the following parking lots are expected to have tournament guests parking in them. Please plan ahead if you will be parking in the area: Fuller Pool (Yellow) lot M71 (Yellow) lot on south side of Fuller Rd. M75 Mitchell Field (Orange) lot NC78 (Orange) lot across from Mitchell Field For staff members who use those lots on weekends, there are alternate parking areas to consider. No permit is required in the following lots until Monday morning at 6 a.m.: M27 lot: Ann…

Nominations sought for those who champion disability issues

May 11, 2017

Nominations are now being sought for the 28th annual James T. Neubacher Award.The award is presented to a faculty or staff member, student, or alumna/alumnus for significant achievements in promoting acceptance and awareness of people with disabilities, advocating for the civil rights of people with disabilities, or removing barriers to full participation in programs and services for people with disabilities.The award includes a stipend provided by the Office of the President and is sponsored by the Office of Institutional Equity, University Human Resources, Michigan Medicine, the U-M Council for Disability Concerns and the Office of the President.Established by the U-M Council for Disability…

Update: CVC bridge connector detour project

May 11, 2017

Good news! The maintenance work on the floor 3 bridge connector between the Frankel Cardiovascular Center and UH South was completed ahead of schedule! That means the connector is now open…

Plan ahead and expect delays: Island Dr. construction project

May 10, 2017

Please be advised that an upcoming construction project on Island Dr. is expected to close a portion of the road beginning Monday, May 15.Plan ahead and expect delays and alert patients if they will be traveling in the area.Here’s what you need to know:The work — which involves repaving the road and installing a new curb to separate the road from the walking path to Riverside Park — is scheduled to close Island Dr. from Wall St. to Canal St.Due to the road closure, service access to the Kellogg Eye Center will need to come from the west.The work is…

Taubman Institute symposium to address academia gender gap

May 9, 2017

Accelerating the careers of women in academia will be the focus of a free public symposium hosted by the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute. The symposium — entitled “Strategies to Empower Women to Achieve Academic Success” — aims to close the historic gap that leaves females consistently behind their male counterparts in salaries, grant awards and opportunities for advancement. It runs from 8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 7 in the Kahn Auditorium in the A. Alfred Taubman Biomedical Science Research Building. Attendees will confront the reality of today’s status quo: Despite comparable numbers of women and men that…

Submissions now open for 2017 Quality Month posters

May 9, 2017

October is Quality Month at Michigan Medicine — a perfect opportunity to renew your commitment to creating an environment of excellence where patients and families receive the ideal health care experience…

Grief Week events help faculty, staff acknowledge and address loss

May 9, 2017

Next week is Grief Awareness Week at Michigan Medicine, an annual series of events, presentations and unit-based activities that help faculty and staff acknowledge and address losses in their professional or…

Reminder: Green Rd. water main project underway

May 8, 2017

Please be advised that an ongoing water main project is expected to cause traffic delays near the intersection of Green Rd. and Plymouth Rd. in Ann Arbor.Plan ahead and expect delays and alert patients if they will be traveling in the area.Here’s what you need to know:As part of the project, workers are expected to remove pavement, replace water mains, upgrade sidewalks and repave the Green Rd./Plymouth Rd. intersection.Traffic along Green Rd. is expected to be reduced to one lane in each direction.Left turning traffic from Green Rd. onto Plymouth Rd. will be directed to Commonwealth Blvd. and then Plymouth.…

Get support for managing long-term health problems

May 8, 2017

Are you struggling with fatigue or pain? Are you experiencing symptoms that are affecting your daily life? Are you feeling overwhelmed with managing a health condition? Join PATH — Personal Action Toward…