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Jacques Nör reappointed chair of CRSE department

June 10, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., June 9, 2020 – Jacques Nör, the Donald A. Kerr Collegiate Professor of Dentistry, has been reappointed as chair of the Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences and Endodontics, effective Sept. 1, 2020, through June 30, 2025.  He has led the department since 2015. In making the announcement, Dean Laurie McCauley noted that faculty and …

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Standardized Patient Educators award presented to Margaret Liu

September 19, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Sept 19, 2019 – A School of Dentistry assistant program director has received an international award for her work in the field of standardized patient instructor (SPI) education. Margaret Liu, PhD, MBA, received the Emerging Leader Award from the Association of Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE) at its annual conference in Orlando in June. …

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Dean Laurie McCauley receives national award for research

September 16, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Sept. 16, 2019 – The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research has announced that School of Dentistry Dean Laurie McCauley will receive one of the society’s top awards at its annual meeting later this week. ASBMR will present the 2019 Stephen M. Krane Award to McCauley to recognize her outstanding research program …

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White Coat Ceremony launches Class of 2023

July 30, 2019

Reading Time: 6 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., July 30, 2019 — Newly arrived first-year students received their official welcome to the dental profession Friday at the annual White Coat Ceremony at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. One by one, the 109 students in the Class of 2023 crossed the stage at Rackham Auditorium to put on their personalized …

School hosts free mouth guard clinic Saturday, July 27

July 18, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mouth guards offer protection from sports injuries Ann Arbor, Mich., July 18, 2019 — Athletes who will participate in sports this fall and winter can have a free, customized mouth guard made for them during the University of Michigan School of Dentistry’s annual Mouth Guard Clinic on Saturday, July 27. Athletes ages 5 and older, including …

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School retains No. 1 world ranking

June 26, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Latest Shanghai Ranking is second top ranking this year Ann Arbor, Mich., June 26, 2019 — The University of Michigan School of Dentistry is again rated as the top dental school in the world by Shanghai Ranking Consultancy, an international organization that annually rates universities and their programs. The U-M dental school is ranked as No. …

Commencement 2019: Celebrating achievement, still moving forward

May 14, 2019

Reading Time: 7 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., May 14, 2019 -– The world needs more empathy. Setting goals, one after another, can lead to remarkable achievements. Earning a degree is just the beginning of a person’s educational journey. Flexibility and the ability to change are essential to success. Those were some of the messages delivered to graduates Friday during …

Keynote speaker Dr. Abdul El-Sayed

Dental school still ranked No. 1 in U.S. in latest QS survey

February 27, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 27, 2019 -– The University of Michigan School of Dentistry is rated as the top dental school in the United States for the fifth consecutive year by an international publication that rates universities. The 2019 QS World University Rankings also lists U-M as the fifth best dental school in the world. QS …

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What Will We Find This Time?

December 1, 2018

Reading Time: 5 minutes Casket found during construction project in 1966 linked dental school to city and state history This story was originally published in the Fall 2018 Dentalum alumni magazine. Ann Arbor, Mich., Dec. 1, 2018 — As excavation and construction move forward on the School of Dentistry’s $140 million renovation and addition, it seems unlikely that workers will …

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Donor Profile: Dr. Steve Dater of Rockford, Mich.

November 27, 2018

Reading Time: 9 minutes Service to dentistry, community, country and more This profile is one in a series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. Ann Arbor, Mich., Nov. 27, 2018 — Dr. Steve Dater spent the first 25 years of his professional life representing dentistry in many ways, from the local level in west Michigan where he practices …

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