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August 21, 2019

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April 18, 2019

‘Orion’ to be reinstalled at UMMA ahead of sculptor’s appearance

After a yearlong hiatus, an iconic work of public art — along with the artist who created it — will return to the University of Michigan’s Central Campus next week.

Mark di Suvero’s 53-foot high, 21,220-pound steel sculpture “Orion” will be reinstalled in front of the U-M Museum of Art on Tuesday.

April 16, 2019

UM-Dearborn launches campus bike-share program

With the warm summer months on the way, there’s a new campus option for outdoor exercise or running errands at UM-Dearborn.

The campus has partnered with the bike-share management company Zagster to launch a new bike-share program. The university — and its neighbor The Union at Dearborn — now is home to 15 new two-wheel cruisers.

April 12, 2019

Biological Sciences Building and Museum of Natural History dedication

The new Biological Sciences Building, which is also the new home for the Museum of Natural History, was in the spotlight recently with dedication ceremonies for both facilities. Check out photos from the April 11 event at the BSB and the April 14 grand opening of the museum.

April 15, 2019

Police Beat: April 15, 2019

Sexual assault reported at Crisler Center

A visitor was touched inappropriately at approximately 5 p.m. Jan. 20 after attending a women's basketball game at Crisler Center. The case was submitted to the Washtenaw County Prosecuting Attorney for review of possible charges.

April 15, 2019

Campus briefs

UM-Flint moves forward on Flint Promise

April 10, 2019

Three U-M professors awarded prestigious Guggenheim Fellowships

Three University of Michigan researchers have been named 2019 Guggenheim Fellows by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, chosen from a pool of nearly 3,000 applicants.

The U-M recipients, who are among 168 scholars, artists and writers appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, are:

April 10, 2019

Automotive Research Center funded with $50M through 2024

With a $50 million contract from the U.S. Army, the University of Michigan’s Automotive Research Center will shift its focus to autonomous technologies for military ground vehicles.

The funding extends the center’s 25-year partnership with the Army through 2024.

April 9, 2019

Golden Apple lecturer explores life lessons, human existence

During his “ideal last lecture,” Golden Apple Award recipient Mark Conger discussed the importance of empowering students, the societal ownership of humans’ greatest achievements, and how death does not erase one from the plane of human existence.

April 9, 2019

U-M to cut emissions through renewable-energy purchase from DTE Energy

The University of Michigan is on track to reduce greenhouse gas emissions significantly with an agreement to buy renewable energy through DTE Energy that will result in about half of the purchased electricity for the Ann Arbor campus coming from Michigan-sourced renewable resources.

April 8, 2019

U-M team triumphs in STAT Madness science competition

They may not shoot three-pointers, and only a few of them are over six feet tall, but a team of U-M scientists still took home the title in a March Madness-style competition Sunday.

Their cheering section included not only Michigan fans but also people around the world who have a hearing condition known as tinnitus.


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