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July 22, 2017

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October 3, 2016

First female faculty member

Dr. Eliza M. Mosher graduated from U-M in 1875 and later became dean of women and professor of hygiene.

July 11, 2016

Dr. Dock

Dr. George Dock, with percussion hammer, demonstrates proper procedure in an amphitheater-style classroom in 1898, in the Medical School.

March 8, 2016

Shannon centennial celebrants recall U-M grad's advances, societal impact

The greater mathematical community hails University of Michigan alumnus Claude Shannon as the "Father of Information Theory," for revealing the potential for digital communications and inspiring advancements that followed.

But even Shannon, himself, couldn't remember where the theory originates from.

March 7, 2016

International reach

Barbour Scholars 1942-43. (Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library)

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