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OTHER RESOURCES

ADVANCE-selected Resources from U-M and Beyond

U-M Resources

U-M BUILDING INFORMATION 

Information about ramp access, elevator access around the campus.

U-M LACTATION ROOMS

Lactation and Personal Care Rooms located on the U-M Ann Arbor campus and at Michigan Medicine facilities in Ann Arbor.

U-M GENDER INCLUSIVE RESTROOMS

Here is a Google map marking Gender Inclusive Restrooms around campus.

Here are several resources to find locations of inclusive facilities across campus.

SALARY EQUITY STUDIES

In 2001, 2007, and 2012, the University of Michigan Office of the Provost commissioned a group of faculty and academic administrators to conduct an econometric analysis of salaries of tenured and tenure-track faculty at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Further Reading

DISABILITY LANGUAGE STYLE GUIDE

Style guide on appropriate and accurate language to use when writing or talking about people living with disabilities.

CELEBRATING (DIS)ABILITIES IN THE WORKPLACE

A UC Berkeley student interviews faculty with disabilities to understand how they overcame perceptions about their disability and to understand how they became productive and successful faculty members.

YOU DO NOT NEED TO WORK 80 HOURS A WEEK TO SUCCEED IN ACADEMIA

by Meghan Duffy, Associate Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

There is a persistent myth (some might even call it a zombie idea) that getting tenure in academia requires working 80 hours a week. There’s even a joke along the lines of “The great thing about academia is the flexibility. You can work whatever 80 hours a week you want!”

The idea that you need to work 80 hours a week in order to publish or get grants or tenure is simply wrong. Moreover…

THE AWESOMEST 7-YEAR POSTDOC OR: HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE TENURE-TRACK 

Scary myths and scary data abound about life as a tenure-track faculty at an “R1” university. Scary enough to make you wonder: why would any smart person want to live this life?…