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Monday, March 30, 2015
CECS Engineering and Computer Science Experience
The thrill of victory was on full display during UM-Dearborn's 10th Annual Engineering/Computer Science Experience, held earlier this month. Nearly 250 high school juniors and seniors from more than 40 schools throughout Michigan competed in the event, which included competitions in robotics, programming, simulation and game design.
University of Michigan-Dearborn recognized nearly 90 students and six faculty members Tuesday, March 24, during the 33rd Annual Honor Scholars and Faculty Awards. The program honored students who have excelled academically and faculty who have distinguished themselves in teaching, research and service.
Kate Davy, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, is the recipient of the 2015 Leader of Change Award. The award recognizes individuals whose efforts have resulted in significant impact in their institutions and beyond and is conferred by the Network for Change and Continuous Innovation: Higher Education’s Network for Change Leadership (NCCI).
Have you noticed new UM-Dearborn billboards during your drive to campus? Strategically placed throughout the region, they are just one element of the spring advertising campaign launched in support of recruitment efforts.
Omid Dehzangi, assistant professor of computer and information science, is working to get the public ready for a future that includes autonomous vehicles. His current research looks at driver distraction and response time.
Learn more about UM-Dearborn's recent poverty simulations and how you can participate in this year's engagement inventory. 
Announcements
Nominations now are being accepted for the annual Chancellor’s Staff Recognition Awards. These awards recognize individual staff members and a staff team who have performed beyond expectation, making exceptional efforts toward achieving the university's mission.