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January 20, 2014

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News from around the university.

January 13, 2014

Jackson to discuss tumor angiogenesis at Marjorie Lee Browne Colloquium

Motility — random, directed and collective — is a fundamental property of cells. Unfortunately, this same process of cell motion that is an integral part of physical development can become deadly when deregulated, said Trachette Jackson, professor of mathematics, LSA, and cancer researcher.

January 13, 2014

Poetry slam and performance event seeks to revive King’s dream

Today, many civil rights-related accomplishments of previous generations have come under fire, notes Tyler Edwards, organizer of “A Tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Art Expression & Poetry Slam,” from 5-7 p.m. Jan. 20 in Stamps Auditorium in the Walgreen Drama Center.

January 13, 2014

Black student activism to be examined at forum

Student activism has played a powerful role at U-M over the years. Particularly from the 1960s to the present, students have spoken out about issues on campus and across the country.

January 13, 2014

Inspirational speaker to share his journey of overcoming barriers

The Business and Finance Department and its partners are featuring Albert Mensah at the Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation. The event takes place at 1 p.m. Jan. 20 at Rackham Auditorium, with a reception immediately following in the lobby. The theme for this year’s convocation is “Raising the Bar.”

January 9, 2014

Wind energy, global engagement among latest Third Century projects

Using the arts to increase understanding of issues surrounding wind energy, and helping meet student interest in hands-on learning when global travel may be out of reach are two of the most recent Third Century Initiative projects to receive funding.

January 7, 2014

MDetroit Center Connector adds third service day, other updates

After a successful inaugural fall semester, the pilot phase of the MDetroit Center Connector will expand its service and features for the 2014 winter term.

The MDCC now offers weekly bus service on Wednesdays, in addition to Fridays and Saturdays.

January 6, 2014

Scenes from a snowy campus

In the wake of the weekend's snowy deluge, much of the activity around campus on Monday centered around either digging out from, or making one's way through, the snow. Here are a few scenes from U-M's winter wonderland.

December 19, 2013

Ann Arbor, Dearborn campuses ask state for capital outlay funds

The U-M Ann Arbor and Dearborn campuses each submitted requests for capital funding and a five-year capital plan to the State of Michigan.

When a project is made possible through capital outlay funding, the cost is allocated between the university and the State of Michigan.

December 19, 2013

Regents approve renovation of Pierpont Commons Cafe

The Board of Regents on Thursday approved renovation of the Pierpont Commons Cafe, which will provide a new dining experience on North Campus with more seating and study space for students, faculty and staff.

December 15, 2013

Winter Commencement

President Mary Sue Coleman greets a graduate at Sunday's commencement ceremony.

 

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