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October 24, 2017

President's Bicentennial Colloquium

October 23, 2017

Events and activities for the UMich200 Fall Festival

The UMich200 Fall Festival, which also coincides with the third and final President's Bicentennial Colloquium, will run Thursday through Saturday. Here is a list of stories about related activities. Click the headlines to read more.

October 23, 2017

Third colloquium to highlight 'Campus of the Future'

At the third University of Michigan President's Bicentennial Colloquium, students will showcase their innovations that reimagine higher education, teaching and learning at U-M, and the future university experience.

June 26, 2017

Higher ed leaders consider compact between universities, society

Leaders from some of the world's leading research universities gathered Monday to consider the intersection of the college campus and open discourse, why universities should better publicize their positive impact on society, and strategies to make them more effective engines of social mobility.

January 30, 2017

Sotomayor, Baer discuss community at bicentennial colloquium

At the first President's Bicentennial Colloquium, U.S. Justice Sonia Sotomayor and German Justice Susanne Baer discussed how respect and compromise can create and strengthen community, stressed the importance of developing diversity in higher education, and urged students to understand the law.  

October 31, 2016

Bicentennial exhibits

Groups across the campus are planning bicentennial events of all styles and formats, from dance and art to photo exhibitions, scholarly colloquia and national conferences. The following plans are a sampling, with more to come as 2017 draws closer.

October 5, 2016

Justice Sotomayor, German Justice Baer to be part of bicentennial

The University of Michigan celebrates its bicentennial with a January 2017 colloquium that features two of the world's leading jurists and legal scholars whose pioneering visions for justice have transformed the United States and German court systems.

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