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Family’s $55M in gifts results in renaming of University of Michigan School of Education

UM’s Board of Regents approved naming the school the Marsal Family School of Education during its meeting Thursday, Feb. 16, in recognition of a new $50-million gift that will support initiatives to prepare and support a diverse population of teachers, build partnerships with schools and communities and conduct research in collaboration with education professionals.
Published 2.21.2023

Environmental justice expert is U-M’s first U.S. Science Envoy

University of Michigan environmental justice expert Kyle Whyte is one of seven distinguished scientists in the country named U.S. Science Envoys by the U.S. Department of State. Through the Science Envoy Program, eminent U.S. scientists and engineers travel to foreign countries as private citizens, leveraging their expertise and networks to forge connections and identify opportunities for sustained international cooperation.
Published 12.7.2022

SEAS Assistant Professor Brian Weeks receives Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation announced today the 2022 class of Packard Fellows in Science and Engineering. This year’s class features 20 innovative early-career scientists and engineers—including University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS) Assistant Professor Brian Weeks—who will each receive $875,000 over five years to pursue their research.
Published 10.20.2022
  • University of Michigan Foundation Relations University of Michigan Foundation Relations
    RT @UMichPrezOno: Thanks to the historic $50M commitment by the Marsal family to @UMichEducation, and the incredible efforts of Dean Elizab…
    5:24pm - February 21, 2023 view tweet
  • University of Michigan Foundation Relations University of Michigan Foundation Relations
    5 U-M professors were elected to the National Academy of Medicine, the highest honorary society for researchers in the fields of health and medicine. Congrats to Dr. Katherine Gallagher, Dr. Michele Heisler, Dr. Sachin Kheterpal, Dr. Anna Suk-Fong Lok & Dr. Bhramar Mukherjee!
    1:29pm - October 20, 2022 view tweet
  • University of Michigan Foundation Relations University of Michigan Foundation Relations
    This morning, Robin Roberts with Good Morning America surprised our very own Dr. Feranmi Okanlami with $1 million from the Craig H. Nielsen Foundation in support of his work surrounding adaptive sports. "Dr. O" inspires others every single day and we are so proud of him! #GoBlue
    1:27pm - October 20, 2022 view tweet
  • University of Michigan Foundation Relations University of Michigan Foundation Relations
    RT @UM_MICHR: U-M reported a record $1.71B in #research expenditures, fueling innovations to address critical challenges, making us the #1…
    5:31pm - September 14, 2022 view tweet