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 has served as interim dean since July 2016.  MORE->

Sioban Harlow was honored with the 2017 Sarah Goddard Power Award for commitment to women’s health from the U-M Academic Women’s Caucus.

February 2017

James S. Jackson among campus leaders featured in U-M video, “A True University: 200 Years of the University of Michigan.” Jackson says of the University’s history at its bicentennial: “The idea has always been that we could be first-rate in everything.”

January 2017

James S. Jackson received the Award for Distinguished Service to Psychological Science from the American Psychological Association in October 2016.

Robert Sellers was named the first U-M Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer.

Alison Stroud was the first recipient of ICPSR Staff Innovator of the Year Award.

Jukka Savolainen and Torjborn Skardhamar were awarded the American Society of
Crimonology’s Outstanding Contribution to Developmental and Life Course Criminology Award for their article, “Changes in criminal offending around the time of job entry: A study of employment and desistance.” published in Criminology in 2014.)

H. Luke Shaefer was named the inaugural director of Poverty Solutions, a new initiative launched by U-M to prevent and alleviate poverty.

Shinobu Kitayama received the Outstanding Achievement Award for Advancing Cultural Psychology from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology and in January became editor for the American Psychological Association’s Journal of Personality and Social Psychology – Attitudes and Social Cognition Section.

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