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Plan ahead: P4 parking structure repairs

June 6, 2019

Please be advised of construction repairs at P4 scheduled to begin on Friday, June 7. Plan ahead if you will be parking in the area. Here’s what you need to know: Starting Friday, June 7, the roof will be mostly closed for deck coating work. The P4 annex will be completed first. Any remaining sections of the roof will be completed on following weekends, as well as an area on Level 2. Signage will be posted notifying parkers of any space closures on these weekends.

High-energy blues show kicks off Summer Courtyard Concert Series

June 5, 2019

Come rediscover the tradition of the Bluescasters at Thursday’s Michigan Medicine Gifts of Art Summer Courtyard Concert Series opener! This well-known Ann Arbor group has four award-nominated albums and was formed in 2004 by Doug Wolgat (bass/vocals) and multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Phil Ryski. They are now joined by local pros Pete Bullard (guitar/vocals) and Tom Twiss (drums/vocals). The Bluescasters bring their original, high-energy music to festivals and nightclubs throughout Michigan. Look for live stream video on the Gifts of Art Facebook page. What: Gifts of Art free…

Trauma Burn Center seeks candidates for Leland Gayheart Prevention Award

June 5, 2019

Leland Gayheart was a 23-year-old firefighter who lost his life due to a devastating burn injury in 1991. As a tribute, the Leland Gayheart Prevention Award was created to encourage prevention programs within local fire departments. An honorarium is awarded annually to fire departments whose innovative efforts have demonstrated a statewide, countywide or citywide impact on prevention and fire safety. This award is presented in joint effort by the Gayheart family and the U-M Trauma Burn Center. The prestigious honor includes an $800 honorarium and a plaque. Click here for entry requirements and to find the nomination form. Please note, all…

Symposium to explore climate change and health

June 5, 2019

According to the World Health organization, climate change will account for 250,000 more deaths per year — due to heat stress, diarrhea, malnutrition and malaria — between 2030-2050. This rise is estimated to cost countries around the world billions of extra dollars per year by 2030. A multidisciplinary symposium on the U-M campus will explore the impact that climate change will have on the health of future patients and people worldwide, and also advance the study of behavior change and the psychology behind climate change. Members of the Michigan Medicine community are invited to tackle these issues with graduate students across disciplines at the…

Reminder: Wall Street West parking structure construction to begin soon

June 5, 2019

Please be reminded that construction of the new Wall Street West parking structure is set to begin! The construction — expected to start on or around June 10 — will likely last until late Fall 2020. The new deck will include more than 1,000 parking spaces for employees and will be built over the existing surface parking lots at M76, M91 and M92. These surface lots will have to be closed to parkers beginning the weekend of June 7. Here’s what else you need to know in anticipation of the construction: Beginning June 10, Michigan Medicine will introduce new direct…

Next Frontier Seminar to highlight research on aging

June 4, 2019

Throughout Michigan Medicine, there are remarkable stories of discoveries and achievements in basic science, clinical and translational research. The Frontier Seminar Series provides a platform for storytelling and sharing of important work by the many investigators at U-M. The next seminar in the series will be held Monday, June 10, at noon in Kahn Auditorium at the Biomedical Science Research Building. The event will highlight the latest in research on aging from Scott Leiser, Ph.D.; Richard Miller, M.D., Ph.D.;  and David Lombard, M.D., Ph.D. The seminar will be followed by a catered reception. Learn more or RSVP here. Website: https://umfrontierseminars.splashthat.com/

Have high-flying fun at upcoming butterfly release

June 4, 2019

This Thursday, all Michigan Medicine faculty, staff, patients and families are invited to a butterfly release in the courtyards of C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and University Hospital. The special event will…

Plan ahead: M71 maintenance project

June 4, 2019

Please be advised that the M71 parking lot is expected to be partially closed from approximately 10 p.m. on Sunday, June 9 until 5 a.m. on Monday, June10. City crews are scheduled to restripe the lot. Signage will be posted to notify parkers. A partial closure may be required on a subsequent weekend to complete this work.

Cyber Safety – Review in 2: Secure your personal device by enrolling in Intelligent Hub

June 4, 2019

Workplace mobility is increasingly important to the continued growth and security of Michigan Medicine. Faculty, staff and students often want to stay connected from wherever they are — and from whatever device they choose. “Allowing employees to use personal devices for work presents a unique security challenge,” said Molly McPhall, education and awareness lead with Michigan Medicine’s Information Assurance team. “It’s important that we hold personal devices to the same high standard of security that Michigan Medicine managed devices are.” Intelligent Hub empowers employees to use their own device to access Michigan Medicine networks, data and applications. Previously known as…