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November 24, 2014

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November 24, 2014

Don't Miss: Matthaei exhibit celebrates how nature inspires poetry

“Letters & Leaves, A Holiday Exhibit at Matthaei Botanical Gardens” Nov. 29-Jan. 4 celebrates how nature inspires poetry through writing activities, a nature photography exhibit, and holiday decorated trees and faerie houses in the Matthaei conservatory.

November 24, 2014

Dr. Marschall S. Runge recommended as EVPMA

President Mark Schlissel today announced he will recommend the appointment of Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D., to become U-M's executive vice president for medical affairs March 1, pending approval by the Board of Regents in December.

November 24, 2014

Tauber Institute workshops for factory floor managers draw praise

It's not Hollywood. But the staged factory floor setting just 4 miles south of Central Campus and the workshops presented there are drawing great reviews. The Tauber Institute's new Operations Leadership Factory workshops debuted in February. 

November 24, 2014

History professor studies political activism, stays involved

As a freshman reporter at U-M, Howard Brick was in the press section at a 1971 rally to free leftist poet John Sinclair. Now the Louis Evans Professor of History, Brick says he remains "interested in helping to document the history and heritage of political movements, and the idea that the radical left might yet have a future in the United States."

November 24, 2014

Old School: Vintage high tech

The Michigan Digital Automatic Computer, pictured in 1954 at U-M’s Willow Run Research Center, was built the previous year with $500,000 of U.S. Air Force funds for Air Force research. It also was available to civilian industry.

November 24, 2014

Campus briefs

News from around the university.

November 24, 2014

Higher ed briefs

News from other Michigan public universities and U-M peer institutions across the nation.

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