Monthly Archives: October 2011

Wendy R. Uhlmann receives Natalie Weissberger Paul National Lifetime Achievement Award

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Wendy R. Uhlmann, M.S., C.G.C. has received the Natalie Weissberger Paul National Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Society of Genetic Counselors at the 30th Annual Education Conference this week in San Diego. Uhlmann is the genetic counselor/clinic coordinator of … Continue reading

Posted in: Announcements

Sign up now for free Kick the Habit tobacco treatment program, starts Nov. 9

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Looking for assistance and support to help you kick tobacco for good? MHealthy Tobacco Consultation Service is offering a seven-week tobacco treatment group on Wednesdays, beginning November 9. The group will meet 5:30-7 p.m. at 2025 Traverwood Drive, Suite A3, … Continue reading

Posted in: Benefits & Perks, Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Your Health & Wellness

Glass & Mixed Media Sculpture by Katrina Ruby (Gifts of Art presents Fragility & Strength)

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Metro Detroit artist Katrina Ruby’s work is a juxtaposition of fragility and strength. The delicacy of the glass contrasts beautifully with the strength of the metal, and they work together to create a sense of stillness and calm. Ruby’s work … Continue reading

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Public Events

Poetry in Photography by Phyllis Perry, presented by Gifts of Art

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Ann Arbor fine arts photographer Phyllis Perry has enjoyed taking photos and writing since childhood. She combines these two passions in an exhibit of colorful photographs with merry menageries, country scenes and inspirational verse. With a Master of Fine Arts … Continue reading

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Public Events

Child Protection Team uniform sale (Oct. 31, Nov. 1 & Nov. 2)

The semi-annual Uniform Sale sponsored by the Child Protection Team will take place October 31 from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. and November 1 & 2 from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the Towsley Lobby. Two free drawings each … Continue reading

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students

Installation of John A. Williams Collegiate Professorship in Gastrointestinal Physiology (Nov. 1)

Dean James O. Woolliscroft, M.D., cordially invites you to attend the Tuesday, Nov. 1 inauguration of the John A. Williams Collegiate Professorship in Gastrointestinal Physiology and the installation of Linda Samuelson, Ph.D. as the first John A. Williams Collegiate Professor … Continue reading

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students

You can use flex funds for LASIK

Be sure to consider using your flex funds for LASIK during Open Enrollment 2012, Oct. 31 – Nov. 11. As a U-M employee, you are eligible for discounts on refractive surgery – IntraLase, or bladeless LASIK, phakic intraocular lenses and … Continue reading

Posted in: Benefits & Perks

Help fight hunger by donating to Food Gatherers! UMHS Food Drive ends tomorrow!

You can help fight hunger in your community by giving to the Michigan Harvest Gathering by November 1! The U-M Health System needs your help in this food drive to benefit the Food Bank Council of Michigan. All donated food … Continue reading

Posted in: You Can Make a Difference

Two days left! The FIGs deadline is Tuesday, Nov. 1

The FIGs deadline is Tuesday, Nov. 1! We have awarded funding to more than 216 projects at UMHS totaling over $1.3 million! Submit your innovative ideas today and you could be awarded seed funding for 1-2 year pilot project. You … Continue reading

Posted in: Funding/Award Opportunities

We’re growing! Announcing the newest Biomedical Research store location

The Biomedical Research Store provides University of Michigan research investigators with easy, on-site procurement of enzymes, reagents and kits used in molecular, cell biology, and protein chemistry. Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 1, you can visit our newest store at the North … Continue reading

Posted in: Basic Research, Clinical & Translational Research