My colleague Lauren Opatowski wrote a great post yesterday on how strategically UM is spending its money. She concludes that while fancy new buildings like North Quad are lovely, the University should focus less on these frills and more on funding programs that satisfy more concrete, urgent student needs: “Now, I wouldn’t have complaints about the $175 [...]
Just two weeks ago, the Board of Regents came out with U-M’s Financial Report. Considering the school’s endless construction and beautiful new facilities, it should be no shock that the University remains financially strong. President Mary Sue Coleman exclaims this financial success highlights the University as a "vibrant and forward-moving research university with a deep [...]
Kill-a-Watt, a new student program to encourage energy reduction in the residents hall does just that. Starting just this past Wednesday (Oct. 19th) Kill-a-Watt is a month long energy reduction competition between 9 residence halls here on campus.