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April 20, 2019

April 18, 2019

Sandra Wiley puts her stamp on international education

April 23, 2018

Cadaver collector

August 17, 2015

West Quad renovation

December 30, 2014

Harbaugh comes home

April 26, 2019

Paper Crumpling Dynamics

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Workshop and seminar with Omer Gottesman, Harvard University, 12-1 p.m., Weiser Hall, Room 747

April 24, 2019

UROP Annual Spring Research Symposium

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A showcase of UROP students’ work, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Michigan League, second floor

April 18, 2019

Panel explores how scholars can influence policy amid politics

April 19, 2019

Michigan in the News

Research by Elizabeth Bruch, associate professor of sociology and complex systems, and Mark E. Newman, professor of physics and complex systems, shows that single men and women search for an online dating match close to where they live: “Whether or not the influence of geography is exacerbated by the setup of online dating sites, however, depends on how local dating is to begin with. My sense from cell-phone studies of routine activity is that people typically stay within a given urban area, which suggests that offline dating is also fairly local,” Bruch said.

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April 19, 2019

Michigan in the News

A floating city concept to cope with climate change, put forth by startup Oceanix, earns cautious praise from Geoffrey Thün, associate professor of architecture: “(It) offers an ideal model for how we should be thinking about the metabolism of our cities … but they seem to exclude much of the gritty realities of complex urban life.”

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Monday, April 22, 2019 - 02:00
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April 19, 2019

Michigan in the News

“We (should) acknowledge that they are doing something but it remains not enough and not effective at stemming the tide of malicious behavior that happens on Twitter,” said Libby Hemphill, associate professor of information, on Twitter’s claims that it’s getting better at finding and removing abusive tweets.

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Monday, April 22, 2019 - 02:00
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