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U-M pitches in to help Hurricane Katrina victims

The University community is mobilizing to offer assistance to the victims of Hurricane Katrina, including establishing an online relocation system to match victims with those who can provide them with a place to live, and offering displaced university students a chance to begin their fall semester at U-M. More>

Carol T. Mowbray, 1948-2005

Professor of Social Work and Associate Professor of Psychology Carol T. Mowbray died Aug. 23 of cancer. She was co-director of the School of Social Work (SSW) Center for Poverty, Risk, and Mental Health. More>

Variety of plans, Web enrollment available
during selection period

University personnel will find the same mix of health insurance plans they currently enjoy when Open Enrollment—the time for faculty, staff and retirees to update or make changes to their benefits packages for 2006—takes place Oct. 10-21. More>

Genotyper could identify new flu in less than two hours

With the threat of a flu pandemic looming, researchers are racing to develop tools that will help them diagnose and identify new flu strains quickly.

The Genotyper, a portable lab-on-a-chip developed by a multidisciplinary team at the University, eventually could make it possible for doctors to decode the genetic makeup of flu viruses in less than two hours. More>

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