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March 27, 2017

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January 9, 2017

The Second City alumnus talks comedy and IM sports

What do you get when you cross stuffed unicorns and recreational athletes? You get Andy Boehnlein, The Second City alumnus and coordinator of intramural sports at the University of Michigan.

January 9, 2017

MLK Symposium 2017 calendar of events

Jan. 13

Linguistics MLK Colloquium with Lenore Grenoble, 4-5:30 p.m., 4448 East Hall, 530 Church St. Grenoble is the John Matthews Manly Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Chicago.

January 6, 2017

Deer-management program on U-M property limited to Jan. 30-Feb. 2

The city of Ann Arbor on Friday announced the dates of its deer-management program that will include some University of Michigan property.

Earlier this fall, university officials agreed to participate in the city’s 2017 deer-management program as an act of good citizenship.

January 9, 2017

1960s Music and Rebellion: The Soundtrack of Our Lives

The U-M Detroit Center will host the panel "1960s Music and Rebellion: The Soundtrack of our Lives" at 12:30 p.m. Jan. 16 as part of its annual MLK Day activities.

The panel is open to the public at no charge and includes complimentary parking.

January 9, 2017

Dr. King's fight must become our fight

It's been more than 30 years since the University of Michigan began celebrating the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through our annual MLK Symposium.

January 9, 2017

Junot Diaz to give Institute for Social Research lecture

Renowned author Junot Diaz will deliver the 2017 Institute for Social Research MLK Lecture at noon Jan. 18 in the Rackham Auditorium.

The free lecture is open to the campus community and the public, and will conclude with a 30-minute Q-and-A session.

January 9, 2017

Panel to discuss language's impact on health disparities

As part of the 2017 Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium, the University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security will host a panel discussion on how differences in language among cultures can affect the care African-American patients and families receive in health care settings.

January 9, 2017

Galvanizing Social Justice through Comics: Joe Sacco

Leading graphic historical novelist Joe Sacco will chronicle how and why he uses the graphic novel format to catalyze social justice and human rights struggles in the U.S. and around the world.

December 13, 2016

President appoints Paul Courant as interim provost

Paul N. Courant, professor of public policy, economics and information, will serve as interim provost and executive vice president for academic affairs as Martha Pollack makes the transition from U-M provost to president of Cornell University in early 2017.

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