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UMich200 Fall Festival

October 31, 2016

UMich200 Fall Festival

Special section

Topic: Bicentennial

Thursday, Oct. 26

A-maizing Building Tours, various times and locations. Behind-the-scenes look at some of U-M's newest facilities, including Mcity, the world's first controlled environment specifically designed to test connected and automated vehicles, and the UM3DLab, with demonstrations of virtual reality, rapid prototyping, motion capture, 3-D printing and more.

Student Project Showcase: "The Campus of the Future," 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Duderstadt Center. See related story.

President's Bicentennial Colloquium III: "The Campus of the Future," 4:30-6 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. See related story.

Feast of Ideas, 6-9 p.m., various locations. A showcase of U-M's academic excellence, with faculty from diverse disciplines presenting 20-minute talks throughout Ann Arbor restaurants, bars and retail shops.

Friday, Oct. 27

Tree-planting ceremony, 11:30 a.m., The Grove. A red oak sapling will be added to North Campus and the newly designed Eda U. Gerstacker Grove.

A Conversation with M-BARC: The Bicentennial Time Capsule Project, 1-2 p.m., Robertson Auditorium, Stephen M. Ross School of Business. An opportunity to meet the students who are designing and building a bicentennial time capsule, with plans to launch it into space for a 100-year orbit.

Carillon Concert, 1:30-2 p.m., Lurie Tower. A live performance from North Campus' Robert and Ann Lurie Carillon, with its 60 bells. 

A-maizing Building Tours, various times and locations. Behind-the-scenes look at some of U-M's newest facilities, including Mcity, the world's first controlled environment specifically designed to test connected and automated vehicles, and the UM3DLab, with demonstrations of virtual reality, rapid prototyping, motion capture, 3-D printing and more.

Third Century Expo, 4-7 p.m., Diag and Ingalls Mall. See related story.

HAILstorm! finale, 7 p.m., 8 p.m., 9 p.m., 10:45 p.m., Ingalls Mall.

Saturday, Oct. 28

Homecoming football game, time to be announced, Michigan Stadium. The Wolverines will play Rutgers University, with a bicentennial halftime show by the Michigan Marching Band.

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