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March 28, 2017

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March 16, 2017

Plans move forward for LSA addition to house Opportunity Hub

A new space in the LSA building will serve future University of Michigan undergraduates as the "hub" for connecting their passions to their education come summer of 2019.

The Board of Regents approved the schematic design for the LSA first floor renovation and addition project March 16.

March 13, 2017

Talks will examine impact of World War II on campus, community

World War II furthered the University of Michigan's transformation into a global institution, paving the way for a dramatic increase in enrollment thanks to the GI Bill, exponential growth in federal research funding, and an expanded and reconceived campus.

February 2, 2017

Next LSA bicentennial symposium looks at U-M during Reconstruction

The post-Civil War era was one of rapid social and technological changes, and the University of Michigan during that time was no exception. The last quarter of the 19th century saw U-M expand in size and scope as it embraced scientific research and began its evolution into a contemporary university.

September 15, 2016

LSA building to undergo significant renovation for Opportunity Hub

The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts building will undergo a significant renovation that will house the LSA Opportunity Hub, which includes the LSA Internship Program. The $35 million renovation project was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.

February 11, 2016

University researchers contribute to gravitational wave discovery

For the first time, scientists have observed ripples in the fabric of spacetime called gravitational waves, arriving at Earth from a cataclysmic event in the distant universe.

The discovery confirms a major prediction of Albert Einstein's 1915 general theory of relativity and opens an unprecedented new window onto the cosmos.

February 3, 2016

Focus on great apes creates research gaps in tropical Africa, Asia

Large national parks that are home to gorillas, chimpanzees and other great apes are focal points for much of the field research conducted in tropical Africa and Asia, resulting in crucial knowledge gaps and a biased view of broader conservation needs in those regions.

October 21, 2015

Students engage with the American South as they live the blues

Student Adrian Koch shows off a souvenir from the South: one of those metal bottle openers, the kind that with one upward motion would snap a crimped metal cap off the top of a bottle of pop or, rather, coke, as soft drinks are called in that part of the country.

July 21, 2015

Jeffrey Veidlinger named director of the Frankel Center

Jeffrey Veidlinger, Joseph Brodsky Collegiate Professor of History and Judaic Studies, has been named director of the Jean and Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies.

Veidlinger will succeed Deborah Dash Moore, the Frankel Center's director for the past decade.

March 23, 2015

As bicentennial nears, U-M offers courses in campus history

From learning about the first days of the university to examining campus protests against conditions at global factories producing maize-and-blue apparel, students are immersed in new courses designed to elevate an understanding of U-M's historic role in American higher education.

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