Through their mouthpiece, the University Record, administrators are urging faculty and students not to walk out on Thursday: “Provosts urge instructors not to walk” See also:
> Daily: “Lecturer vote authorizes strike”
> AANews: “U-M lecturers’ union to strike”

Also, the Ginsberg Center has given the following people awards: Professors Larry Gant, William Schultz, Lecturer John McLaughlin, and students Monique Perry, Justin Peterson, Ingrid Spangler, Pete Woiwode, CJ Johnson, Christine Sauve, and Tim Reed. Student organizations recognized include: the Civic Mapping Team, Radical Arts Collective, Community Consulting Club, and U-M Reach Out!

Here’s some more winners:

” … The Outstanding University Programs award went to CAAS Pedagogy of Action Study Abroad Program in South Africa, for involving students in health activism in the country; and English 319: Theater and Social Change, for involving students in conducting writing and theater workshops for prison inmates.

The Ginsberg Center Program Awards went to Seth Galligan, Adrienne Gilbert, Emilie Rex and Cami Yuasa (America Reads); La Shaunda Webb, Patrick Merfert and Clara Hardie (Michigan Community Service Corps); Tessa Ditonto, AJ Zuniga and Vanessa Sanchez (Detroit Initiative); Katherine Wehri, Andre Brown and Kaellen Weld-Wallis (Michigan Neighborhood AmeriCorps Program); Melanie Bunce, Gabrielle Holmes and Alana Aaron (Project Community); and May Fung, Jie Liu, Smita Kahloke and Anna Skinner (SERVE).

The Ginsberg Center also nominated professors for state and national awards: Buzz Alexander, professor of English language and literature, Community Luminary Award; Bunyan Bryant, professor of natural resources & environment, Ernest A. Lynton Award for Professional Service and Academic Outreach; Janie Paul, assistant professor of art and design, Michigan Campus Compact Faculty Award for Community Service Learning; and David Scobey, associate professor of architecture, Thomas Ehrlich Faculty Award for Service-Learning.”

> Record: “Ginsberg Center bestows service and social action awards”

Other articles of note:

> URecord: “U-M holds strong in U.S. News graduate school rankings”
> Daily: “Rankings rise for some U-M schools”
> Daily: “New Ford School building to have more space for classes”

Also, police have caught two men accused with mugging a U-M student on North Main over the weekend.

Author: Rob