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ISR boasts high Climate Survey response rate

June 21st, 2017

The response rates are in for the U-M Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Climate Survey, and ISR staff had a better rate than the university overall. The web-based survey was open to full and part-time regular staff from late March through…


Cognition, Rationality, and Culture: Celebrating Dick Nisbett’s Career

June 21st, 2017

In honor of Richard “Dick” Nisbett’s illustrious 46-year career as a researcher, professor, and world-class thinker, the U-M Department of Psychology held a day-long symposium on May 19 to celebrate his upcoming retirement.  Nisbett is the Theodore M. Newcomb Distinguished…

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Summer DE&I Courses from LPD

June 21st, 2017

Check out the latest free DE&I training courses offered by the U-M Learning and Professional Development’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training and Education program. Business Case for Diversity What is diversity? Why does it matter? And how can we increase…

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ISR’s Walking Club: Taking steps in the right direction

June 21st, 2017

Three times a week ISR faculty and staff gather in the lobbies of the ISR buildings for a 15-minute exploration of the area as part of the ISR Walking Club. Launched in May, the free club will meet through August…


Getting to Know ISR: Living on Almost Nothing in America

June 21st, 2017

In the May 16 seminar “Getting to Know ISR: Living on Almost Nothing in America,” H. Luke Shaefer discussed the rise of abject poverty in America, the plight of the families in its grip, and the failure of the policy…

Take the U-M All-Staff Climate Survey

March 28th, 2017

From March 28 to April 18, 2017, the U-M DE&I All-Staff Climate Survey will be available online to all ISR staff. We hope you’ll take the time to complete this important survey. Survey results will provide critical information about our…

New ISR Communications Guidelines

March 28th, 2017

The ISR Office of Communications has developed new guidelines to assist staff and faculty handling social media and publications for their centers and projects. The ISR Social Media Guide offers basic tips and best practices for those handling ISR-related social…

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ISR to open Market Twenty 4 Seven

March 28th, 2017

ISR will open a Market Twenty 4 Seven self-checkout kiosk meal option system in July at the site of the Glass House Café in the Thompson Building Atrium. The Glass House Café will close at the end of May and…

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SRC and Georgetown Celebrate Anniversary

March 27th, 2017

ANN ARBOR – Georgetown University Executive Vice President and Provost Bob Groves joined representatives from the ISR’s Survey Research Center (SRC) this month to celebrate the one-year anniversary of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The five-year agreement was designed to…


January 30th, 2017

March 2017 Jan van den Bulck received the 2017 Senior Scholar Award in the Children, Adolescent and the Media Division from the International Communication Association Elizabeth Moje was appointed dean at the U-M School of Education, effective March 1. She…

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