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June 23, 2014

Observatory nights stir awe, sense of adventure

In Victorian steam-era Ann Arbor of the mid- to late 19th century, the most extraordinary stargazing took some work.

To see stunning detail of the moon, Jupiter, Saturn and other celestial bodies, one had to reach up, grab thick ropes, and pull.

June 23, 2014

Munger Residences utilize modular design

Today is delivery day at the Munger Graduate Residences construction site, as 109 pre-assembled bathrooms packed in steel crates arrive three at a time on semi-trailers.

June 23, 2014

Campus briefs

Hill documentary wins Emmy Award


June 23, 2014

Ross social media specialist cooks up a storm

Christopher Ankney can trace his lifelong love of cooking back to afternoons of after-school TV.

"We didn't have cable growing up, and when I got home from school the only thing to watch was cooking shows on PBS. Julia Child and I went through a lot of awkward years together," he says.

June 18, 2014

ITS offering new easy-to-use videoconferencing service

Imagine the ease and benefits of crisp video and audio during conference calls. Imagine being able to connect with collaborators and meeting attendees from across the world, and not needing to worry about compatibility of software and hardware platforms and devices.

June 13, 2014

Legislature approves increased funding for higher education

The state Legislature has concluded its work on the state budget for higher education for fiscal year 2015, approving legislation that would increase overall state funding by 5.9 percent.

Increased funding to the state’s 15 public universities ranges from 3.9 percent to 9.2 percent.

June 12, 2014

New Wall Street Parking Structure set to open July 7

The new Wall Street Parking Structure is scheduled to open July 7, adding 720 Blue and Gold spaces for U-M employees, a net gain of 509 spaces from the old Wall Street lot where the structure was built.

June 11, 2014

University part of consortium to strengthen digital education

The University of Michigan and three other major U.S. research universities have formed a technology consortium to improve the way in which educational content is shared across universities and ultimately delivered to students.

June 9, 2014

Top of the Park offers fun and unique campus experience

Free live music and movies are back as the Top of the Park series returns to Ingalls Mall June 13-July 6 as part of the 31st Ann Arbor Summer Festival.

But music and film are only part of the show, attracting more than 75,000 annually.

June 3, 2014

Frankel Institute announces new cohort of 14 fellows for 2014-15

Biblical sacrifices, European imperial borderlands, Roman architecture, and Iberian Conversos. Those are a few of the topics the 14 fellows at U-M's Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies will research in 2014-15, when they gather around the theme of "Jews and Empires."


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