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November 22, 2017


December 16, 2013

Boiler Rats, 1917

The Central Power Plant was erected in 1914. Coal was delivered to the plant by a small locomotive towing a coal car and was shoveled by hand by staff members known as stokers or “boiler rats.”

December 16, 2013


Honors and awards given to U-M faculty and staff.

December 16, 2013

Campus briefs

News from around the university.

December 16, 2013

Higher ed briefs

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

December 13, 2013

U-M researchers: Turn down the volume

As the nation continues to focus on health care prevention through reform, one cause of serious illness and even death gets ignored — environmental noise pollution.