January 6, 2014
Scenes from a snowy campus
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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.
Heavy machinery moves snow from a parking lot new Lurie Tower on North Campus. (Photo by Austin Thomason, Michigan Photography)
As returning students and others made their way through the snow, U-M’s ubiquitous squirrels were also out and about. (Photo by Eric Bronson, Michigan Photography)
Grounds Services worker Sasha Platt, left, uses a snowblower to clear a sidewalk near the School of Education. (Photo by Eric Bronson, Michigan Photography)
This traffic sign along Division Street near the Fleming Administration Building was a casualty of the storm. (Photo by Scott Soderberg, Michigan Photography)
A U-M worker blows snow from the sidewalk along South State Street in front of the LSA building. (Photo by Scott Soderberg, Michigan Photography) A couple holds hands as they walk near Angell Hall. (Photo by Eric Bronson, Michigan Photography)
My daughter will be driving back from Ludington, MI tomorrow. We have been having blizzard conditions today with temperatures in the negatives. During most of the day we have had white out conditions and I’m very nervous about her driving back tomorrow. Her first class starts at 8 am on Wednesday and she has three more classes after that. From what I’m hearing the weather is not going to be a whole lot better tomorrow. If it isn’t what is your policy if she were to miss the first day of classes? This is my question. Regardless of the weather she has no intention of not driving back tomorrow so she can be at classes on Wednesday.