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Money Smart Week is April 22-29

The University of Michigan-Dearborn’s School of Management will participate in Money Smart Week, a series of seminars devoted to combat financial illiteracy and provide greater education to consumers in southeast Michigan. Full Story...

 

 

Transfer students have 'advantage' during upcoming admissions events

The Office of Admissions and Orientation at the University of Michigan-Dearborn will host events geared toward transfer students in the coming weeks as part of a program called "Transfer Advantage." Full Story...

 

 

Arab American feminist poet to speak on campus April 13

Renowned Arab American feminist poet Mohja Kahf, professor of comparative literature at the University of Arkansas, and co-founder of Muslimswakeup.com, will present "The Sweetness of (Written) Intercourse" from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 13 in Room 1030 of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Building at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Full Story...

 

 

Speakers set for April commencement

Former Ford Motor Co. group vice president of global manufacturing Roman J. Krygier and Anthony Viscogliosi, co-founder and principal of Viscogliosi Bros. LLC, will be the featured speakers at commencement ceremonies at the University of Michigan-Dearborn on April 30. Full Story...

 

 

School of Education launches new Teacher Academy with talk by Richard L. Simpson, noted scholar in the field of autism spectrum disorders

Richard L. Simpson, professor of special education at the University of Kansas, will present "Effective Practices for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 6 as part of the new Teacher Academy series at the University of Michigan-Dearborn's School of Education. Full Story...

 

 

Center for Arab American Studies to host international conference

The Center for Arab American Studies at the University of Michigan-Dearborn will host the first international conference in which scholars, public intellectuals, officials, cultural workers and activists will discuss the current and historical experiences of displacement and exile. Full Story...

 

 

Poet Lawrence Joseph to read at UM-Dearborn

Poet Lawrence Joseph will read and discuss his work at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 20 in Room 1030 of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Building at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Full Story...

 

 

Hands-on gardening programs for children at environmental center

The Environmental Interpretive Center at the University of Michigan-Dearborn is offering hands-on gardening programs for children ages 4 to 9 this summer. Full Story...

 

 

Environmental Interpretive Center seeks volunteers to help remove invasive plants

Environmental enthusiasts are invited to help remove invasive plants that are crowding out native wildflowers and tree seedlings from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 22 at the Environmental Interpretive Center on the campus of the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Full Story...

 

 

Experts to discuss "Detroit After the Super Bowl" in panel discussion at UM-Dearborn April 5

Journalist and author John Gallagher and law Prof. John Mogk will discuss "Detroit After the Super Bowl: Reflections on the City's Future" in a panel discussion at the University of Michigan-Dearborn on April 5. Full Story...

 

 

New Testament scholar Jane Schaberg to discuss recent interpretations of Mary Magdalene in talk at UM-Dearborn on April 4

Jane Schaberg, professor of religious studies and women's studies at the University of Detroit-Mercy, will discuss recent interpretations of Mary Magdalene in April 4 presentation at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Full Story...

 

 

Prof. Maureen Linker named Susan B. Anthony award recipient

Maureen Linker, associate professor of philosophy and director of the Women's and Gender Studies Program at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, has been chosen by the campus's Commission for Women as the recipient of the 28th annual Susan B. Anthony award. Full story...

 

 

Mary Koch receives community award from UM-Dearborn's Commission for Women

The Commission for Women at the University of Michigan-Dearborn will present its 3rd annual Susan B. Anthony Community Award this month to Mary A. Koch of the League of Women Voters of Dearborn-Dearborn Heights. Full Story...

 

 

High school juniors and seniors to experience engineering opportunities

Local high school juniors and seniors will get to explore opportunities in the fields of engineering and computer science from 8:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 18 at the College of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Full Story...

 

 

Nature enthusiasts can welcome Spring at UM-Dearborn

The Environmental Interpretive Center at the University of Michigan-Dearborn will host "Spring Saturdays" each weekend from April 8 through May 27. The program, which is free and open to the public, will run each Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and allow visitors to watch spring progress each week. Full Story...

 

 

Robert Smock, professor emeritus of sociology at UM-Dearborn, died Feb. 25. He was 80.

Robert B. Smock, professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, died Feb. 25 in Plymouth, Mich. He was 80 years old. Full Story...

 

 

Child Development Center to host open house March 22

The Child Development Center at the University of Michigan-Dearborn will showcase its programs and specialized day camps during an open house from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 22 in Room 104 of the Academic Support Center, located off of the campus's Fair Lane Drive. Full Story...

 

 

Campus to host national debate tournament

The University of Michigan-Dearborn will host the 21st annual American Debate Association National Tournament March 10-12. Teams representing universities from around the country will participate in the six-round tournament. Full Story...

 

 

UM-Dearborn targets transfer students with 'Transfer Advantage' events

The Office of Admissions and Orientation at the University of Michigan-Dearborn will host two events geared toward transfer students in the coming weeks as part of a program called "Transfer Advantage." Full Story...

 

 

1,500 middle- and high-school students will participate in Wayne County Science Olympiad

Months of hard work by approximately 1,500 students and their teachers will culminate in the Wayne County Science Olympiad to be held at the University of Michigan-Dearborn on March 4. Full Story...

 

 

Registration now open for 'Women on the Move'

"Women on the Move-College is an Option!" a free outreach program that introduces socially and economically disadvantaged women to post-secondary education opportunities, will be held from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, and then again on Thursday, April 6, at Fairlane Center-North on the campus of the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Full Story...

 

 

Black, Arab poets and spoken word artists to appear at UM-Dearborn

Black and Arab poets and spoken word artists will celebrate Black History Month with a poetry exchange called "Over the Counter, Under the Skin" beginning at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22 in Room 1030 of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Building on the campus of the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Full Story...

 

 

Media critic to discuss ethnic stereotypes in Hollywood films

Author and media critic Jack Shaheen will visit the University of Michigan-Dearborn as part of the Center for Arab and Arab American Studies program "Hollywood's Arabs and Muslims after 9/11: Images as Lesson Plans, Teaching Us Whom to Love, Whom to Hate" beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Lecture Hall B of the campus's Social Sciences Building. Full Story...

 

 

UM-Dearborn professor emeritus Joachim Bruhn died Dec. 12

Joachim Bruhn, professor emeritus of German and humanities at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, died Dec. 12 in Munich, Germany, from complications from a fall. He was 78 years old. Full Story...

 

 

Prof. Rabab Abdulhadi to report on Palestinian election

Sociology Prof. Rabab Abdulhadi, director of the Center for Arab American Studies at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, will give a talk on "Palestinian Legislative Elections: Report and Analysis" from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8 in Room 1030 of the campus's College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Building. Full Story...

 

 

Volunteers are needed to help with maple sugaring activities in the Natural Areas at UM-Dearborn

It's almost maple syrup season for the Natural Areas at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, and volunteers are needed to assist with several maple sugaring activities. Full Story...

 

 

Free exhibition at U-M's Detroit Center will showcase similarities between modern Detroit and ancient Rome

Student researchers at the University of Michigan-Dearborn will showcase similarities between modern Detroit and ancient Rome through a window display exhibition at U-M's Detroit Center on Woodward Avenue beginning Feb. 4. Full Story...

 

 

UM-Dearborn professor emeritus Paul Carter died Jan. 27

Paul Carter, professor emeritus of education at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, died of heart failure in Dearborn on Jan. 27. He was 96 years old. Full Story...

 
   
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