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Old school: U-M in History

Topic: History

A loaded station wagon pulls up to a dorm in 1979 during student move-in days. (Photo courtesy of Bentley Historical Library)

This month in history (19 years ago)

"The time has come to lay a foundation for our castle in the air," said School of Social Work Dean Paula Allen-Meares, invoking Henry David Thoreau at the Aug. 3, 1995, groundbreaking ceremony for the new building to house the School of Social Work and the International Institute. Noting that the building was to be physically connected to the School of Education Building, President James J. Duderstadt said he looked forward to new, interdisciplinary projects between the two schools.

— The University Record

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