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New public art installed at Moore Building

The E.V. Moore Building, one of the School of Music, Theatre & Dance’s primary facilities, is the new home of the latest installation of public art on North Campus. A large colorful sculpture by artist Jun Kaneko was recently installed near the entrance. The work was made possible by an anonymous donor gift made to President Mary Sue Coleman’s office.

Nov. 1 open house showcases new Survival Flight base

The public can tour U-M Survival Flight’s new Livingston County base for helicopter and jet headquarters, called the Livingston County Public Safety Complex, during an Open House from 2:30-7 p.m. Nov. 1. The free, family-friendly event will feature a 3 p.m. ribbon cutting, tours, refreshments, a chance to see aircraft and ambulances up close, and activities. It will occur rain or shine.

Submit MLK Symposium events by Nov. 11

“Power, Justice, Love: Heal the Divide” is the theme for the upcoming 28th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium. Schools, units and organizations sponsoring symposium events should post them via the symposium website by 5 p.m. Nov. 11, for inclusion on the website and in the symposium booklet. (On the right side of the page click Submit Your Event and type in details.) Events submitted after Nov. 11 will be posted on the website but not the booklet. Direct questions to Lumas Helaire at [email protected].

UM-Flint’s former SDC has new name

UM-Flint’s Student Development Center is now Counseling, Accessibility, and Psychological Services. The change follows its recent major restructuring. The SDC was transformed into CAPS, an integrated, clinical setting with a sole focus on the mental health and disability needs of students. Staffing enhancements are designed to facilitate a full merger of CAPS policies and procedures, clinical documentation and reporting functions.

UM-Dearborn student develops plastic bottle greenhouse

Jessica Fabisiak, a graduate student pursuing a sustainability internship with UM-Dearborn’s Environmental Interpretive Center, recently built a greenhouse from plastic water bottles. Fabisiak contacted Absopure, which gave her nearly 1,300 misshapen plastic bottles. Fellow sustainability intern Mike Karbon helped build the greenhouse, which stands 7 feet and is located next to the EIC community gardens.


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