Prospective high school students can learn more about UM-Dearborn during free open house event

March 31, 2009

DEARBORN / March 31, 2009---The University of Michigan-Dearborn will host a spring open house called “Maize and Blue Day” from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 18.

The event will give prospective high school students the opportunity to attend a college class, learn about more than 90 degree programs at UM-Dearborn, and talk with faculty, alumni and students. In addition, attendees will tour campus and learn about university resources. Prospective students may bring family and friends to the event.

“Maize and Blue Day is an open house that showcases the best that the University of Michigan-Dearborn has to offer,” said Christopher W. Tremblay, director of admissions and orientation. “We also will be awarding a one-time $1,000 scholarship to a randomly selected Maize and Blue Day participant.”

Space is limited. To register for the event online, visit www.umd.umich.edu/maizeandblue, or for more information, contact the Office of Admissions and Orientation at 313-593-5100.

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CONTACT: Jennifer Thelen

PHONE: 313-593-5644

The Office of University Relations

Room 1040, Administration Building

University of Michigan-Dearborn