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HITS consolidates, improves its online presence

June 30, 2017

Earlier today, Health Information Technology & Services — or HITS — launched a new public website. The new site provides essential information regarding the many products and services HITS provides, along with…

Week in Review: Week of June 26, 2017

June 30, 2017

The fireworks may be this weekend, but Headlines brought the boom this week with a series of colorful stories. In celebration of Pride Month, faculty and staff learned how to be…

Workshop: Recruiting to improve diversity and excellence

June 30, 2017

The U-M Medical School's STRIDE committee provides information and advice about practices that will maximize the likelihood that diverse, well-qualified candidates for faculty, fellowship and residency positions will be identified, and — if selected for offers — recruited to the university.The committee leads workshops for faculty and administrators involved in selection, recruitment and hiring. Much of the information is also relevant to retention and promotion of these individuals. STRIDE training has: Involved dozens of senior faculty members from across campus A decade of reading the research and thinking about its application to faculty searches Michigan-specific best practices and successful approaches to effective searching Please join this workshop…

Diversity Matters: Be an LGBTQ ally

June 29, 2017

June is LGBTQ Pride Month, a time to celebrate the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community and a great opportunity to learn how you can become more understanding and supportive…

Update: Independence Day parking, transit options

June 29, 2017

Please be advised that there will be some changes to the regular bus and parking customer service office schedule next week due to the Independence Day holiday. Here's what you need to know: Monday, July 3 U-M buses will run their normal schedules. The two parking customer services offices (located at UH South and 523 Division St.) will be open their regular hours (UH South, 7:30 a.m. until 3:45 p.m.; 523 S. Division St., 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.) Due to no bus service on July 4, Yellow AVI parkers may park in P3, P4 & P5 beginning Monday evening/night,…

Activate closed captioning on televisions in public areas

June 29, 2017

Effective Saturday, July 1, the City of Ann Arbor will require closed captioning to be activated on all televisions located in public areas. The new policy aims to improve the health, safety and welfare of city residents and visitors. This means that closed captioning, if available, must be activated on any television in a public area while the television is in use. Public areas include lobby areas, waiting rooms, outpatient clinics and other medical offices. Employees should also activate the closed captioning feature on televisions located in private patient rooms when patients who are deaf or hard of hearing request…

Fiber Musings on display at Cancer Center

June 29, 2017

Boisali Biswas is a studio artist working in mixed media fibers, currently residing in West Bloomfield, Michigan. She…

Plan ahead: Brief Fuller Pool parking lot closure

June 28, 2017

Please be advised that the gravel portion of the Fuller Pool parking lot is scheduled to be closed for necessary regrading from Monday, July 3 until Wednesday, July 5. Alternative parking options during that three-day period include: M71 Lot (across Fuller Rd.) Mitchell Field (M75) Lot and NC78 Lot (across Fuller Rd. from Mitchell Field)* Glazier Way (NC51) Lot* Orange Permit commuter lots in the Hubbard/Hayward area of North Campus, including NC46, NC53, NC90 & NC91* *— there will be no bus service on Tuesday, July 4 Parking options on Tuesday, July 4: M27 Lot: On Ann St. at Zina Pitcher…

Keep patients, colleagues safe during National Safety Month

June 28, 2017

At Michigan Medicine, keeping patients and colleagues as safe and healthy as possible is the top priority. That’s why reviewing and staying familiar with the organization’s safety protocols should become a…