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Campaign Starts: October 14, 2013
Have Some FunAnn Arbor Farmers Market , Join us Saturdays 8am-3pm for a wide variety of produce, dairy, honey, salsa, breads, coffee, prepared foods, crafts and much more.
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Matthaei Botanical Gardens
Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum Calendar of Events is full of exciting events for the whole family. Look around the site for Community Education, and sign up for the quarterly newsletter.
Not sure who your elected officials are? You can look them up by entering your address on the Alumni Association’s Legislative Advocacy site. Under “Other,” select “District Lookup.” You can also find contact information for Michigan’s federal and state elected officials.
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Ann Arbor, Lansing, Michigan
and Washington, D.C.
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Business Link - How Real-Time Seed Funding Grows Innovationy
Tony Fadell, Founder and CEO, Nest, symposium keynote
Learn about U-M’s vital role in stimulating innovation and the value of barrier-free research opportunities at the MCubed Symposium taking place on November 15th from 8am to 5pm at the Michigan League.
The symposium will feature keynote speaker Tony Fadell, creator of the iPod, and will showcase the 222 “cube” projects from multidisciplinary U-M faculty. Business leaders are encouraged to attend and network with researchers while having the opportunity to learn about emerging areas of research and scholarly excellence at U-M that are well-positioned for major funding.
Read more in the newsletter Here
Or, register here mcubed.umich.edu/symposium/.
Driverless, networked cars on Ann Arbor roads by 2021
Nov 08, 2013 Contact Nicole Casal Moore, Ann Arbor,
By 2021 Ann Arbor could become the first American city with a shared fleet of networked, driverless vehicles. That's the goal of the Mobility Transformation Center, a cross-campus University of Michigan initiative that also involves government and industry representatives. Link to article
U-M jumps to No. 10 in ranking of schools with most students abroad
Nov 11, 2013 Contact William Foreman, Ann Arbor The University of Michigan surged to No. 10 in a ranking of U.S. schools with the most students studying abroad in 2011-12—a big jump from the No. 16 spot last year, a key survey of global education trends said Monday.
The strong growth reflects U-M's ongoing commitment to helping students go overseas. The university had 2,060 students studying abroad in 2011-12—a 6 percent increase from 1,946 in the previous period, according to the Open Doors Report by the Institute of International Education, a New York-based nonprofit group. Read more here
Visit the Global Michigan website: http://global.umich.edu/
Cities like Ann Arbor Can Change the World
09/11/13. Michael Masserman, Executive Director for Export Policy, Promotion & Strategy at the International Trade Administration and proud alumnus of the University of Michigan.
"Ann Arbor, a city that has generated more than $1 billion in annual exports for a number of years and home to the University of Michigan, is harnessing its innovative spirit to expand globally in sectors from transportation equipment to electronics products." Read More
Jim Kosteva, Director of Community Relations, tells AnnArbor.com about "some of the community economic impacts of the university in Ann Arbor."
Answering a February 10, 2013 article in the Ann Arbor.com newspaper about acquisition of property by the University of Michigan and the resultant tax base, Director Kosteva shows that there are many positives to the city and the community from U-M growth. Read both articles including charts here.
U-M Highlights Sustainability Achievements in Multimedia Report. The University of Michigan shows immense growth and engagement in sustainability education, research and operations, according to a new report designed to track and measure progress. More
Learn More About Stem Cell Research
The University of Michigan has recently emerged as a national leader in the three main types of stem cell research: embryonic, adult, and reprogrammed cells known as iPS stem cells. At the U-M Center for Stem Cell Research you will find information on stem cell research, events, and videos.
North Campus Research Complex
From vacant to vibrant: 2,000th person moves to U-M's new research campus as more scientists are recruited. U-M has transformed a vacant former pharmaceutical company campus into a vibrant hub for research . More here
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