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September 2014 B&F Newsletter:

Feature

Employee Profile

News from Around B&F

B&F In Focus

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Other News and Awards

For the sixth straight year, U-M has been rated as one of the nation's top university workplaces in the Chronicle of Higher Education

U-M again rated one of the nation's top university workplaces

For the sixth straight year, U-M has been rated as one of the nation's top university workplaces in the Chronicle of Higher Education's 2013 listing of "Great Colleges to Work For." For more information, click here.

July 2014

 
The College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) has selected the University of Michigan Career Development Passport Pilot initiative as this year's recipient of the CUPA-HR Midwest Region Successful Practices Award.

University of Michigan recognized for career development practices

The College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) has selected the University of Michigan Career Development Passport Pilot initiative as this year's recipient of the CUPA-HR Midwest Region Successful Practices Award. The Career Development Passport is a recently completed 12-month pilot initiative designed to encourage U-M staff members to take more responsibility for their career development through opportunities such as career exploration, networking, professional development and self-assessments. For more information, click here.

June 2014

 
UHR's Donohoe among Hollenshead award recipients

UHR's Donohoe among Hollenshead award recipients

Kathleen Donohoe, Associate Director of Human Resources for Policy, was honored with the university's Carol Hollenshead Award for Excellence in Promoting Equity and Social Change for her work to prevent, recognize and respond to sexual harassment. For more information, click here.

May 2014

 
The New CIO: Strategist, Change Leader, Digital Guide

UHR recognized for reducing energy use, cutting costs

University Human Resources earned a Platinum Certificate for efforts to reduce waste, save energy and cut utility costs through simple equipment upgrades and behavior adjustments as part of the university's Sustainable Workplace program. For more information, click here.

May 2014

 
The New CIO: Strategist, Change Leader, Digital Guide

The New CIO: Strategist, Change Leader, Digital Guide

Associate Vice President for Information and Technology Services and Chief Information Officer (AVPITS-CIO) Laura Patterson and five other higher education CIOs discuss their changing role on campus. For more information, click here.

By David Raths

March 2014, Campus Technology

 
MHealthy's Project Healthy Schools

MHealthy's healthy schools initiative recognized for work with communities

MHealthy's Project Healthy Schools (PHS) was named U-M Hospitals & Health Centers' 2013 Support Services Program of the Year for its commitment to creating healthy school environments and bringing real value to local and regional communities. PHS partners closely with schools around the state to fight the obesity crisis affecting school children in the United States. The program has been implemented in 43 schools across the state, with more than 24,600 students receiving PHS lessons. For more information, click here.

February 2014

 
The New CIO: Strategist, Change Leader, Digital Guide

U-M named one of nation's healthiest employers

The University of Michigan has been named one of the 2014 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America. The award recognizes employers who have comprehensively incorporated the most effective employee wellness programs and practices. For more information, click here.

January 2014, Campus Technology

 
2014 MLK Convocation Flyer

2014 B&F MLK Convocation

The 2014 B&F MLK Convocation with keynote speaker Albert Mensah was held on Monday, January 20, 2014 from 1-3pm at Rackham Auditorium. For more information, click here.

January 2014

 
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Plant Building Services' (OS1) Program Awarded Silver for Green Cleaning

American School & University magazine, the Green Cleaning Network and the Healthy Schools Campaign awarded U-M Plant Building Services with the 2013 Green Cleaning Award (GCA) Silver for higher education for its green cleaning program. This is the third year in a row the program has been recognized by the GCA. For more information, click here.

December 2013

 
MHealthy Rewards 2012 Top Performers Award

B&F Areas Recognized as MHealthy Rewards 2012 Top Performers

More than 20,000 faculty and staff members participated in MHealthy Rewards 2012, and 46 percent completed both the annual health questionnaire and a wellness screening. Of the more than 45 schools, colleges and administrative areas that saw 50 percent or more of their employees complete Rewards, Business & Finance units ranked high among the top performers. For more information, click here.

November 2012

 
The Leadership Economy

The Leadership Economy

University directors and managers are retiring in unprecedented numbers. To increase the supply of the next generation of talented U-M administrative leaders, B&F has implemented an intensive leadership development program. To learn more, click here.

By Catherine L. Lilly, Senior Advisor to the EVPCFO

Fall 2012, The Higher Education Workplace

 
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Burton Memorial Tower: Rehabilitation Award from the Ann Arbor Historic District Commission

The City of Ann Arbor Planning and Development Services Unit together with the Ann Arbor Historic District Commission presented The Regents of the University of Michigan with a Rehabilitation Award for rehabilitating Burton Memorial Tower in accordance with good preservation practice. For more information, click here.

June 2012

 
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Armstrong International recognizes U-M Plant Operations for Steam Trap Program

Armstrong International recognized the University of Michigan Plant Operations for their excellent Steam Trap Program in June. Tom Hiatt of Armstrong International presented the award to Richard Robben, the Director of Plant Operations, and Eric Albert, Mechanical and Operations Engineering Manager. For more information, click here.

By Anuja Mudali

June 2012

 
Facilities Manager v27

U-M Law School building receives LEED Gold certification

The university has been awarded LEED Gold certification for the Law School South Hall academic building. The distinction recognizes the widespread sustainability initiatives that were designed, engineered and constructed into the building. For more information, click here.

By Jim Michels

May 2012, Record Update

 
Facilities Manager v27

U-M Law School building receives LEED Gold certification

The university has been awarded LEED Gold certification for the C.S. Mott Children's and Von Voigtlander Women's Hospitals. The distinction recognizes the widespread sustainability initiatives that were designed, engineered and constructed into the building. For more information, click here.

By Mary Masson

April 2012, Planet Blue

 
Facilities Manager v27

University Receives Silver Rating in Sustainability Tracking System

U-M scored a Silver rating in its first year participating in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS). The university is among 92 schools internationally to receive a Silver rating. Participating with 189 other institutions, the university's rating is based on data from all areas of the Ann Arbor campus, including the U-M Health System. For more information, click here.

By Dana Budzaj

February 2012, Record Update