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Early Fall 2005 numbers show increases
in minorities, freshmen

Preliminary figures for admission of new freshmen show that the Ann Arbor campus likely can expect another large freshman class in the fall. And, included in that incoming class will be a significantly greater number of minority students, reversing a drop in African-American enrollment that occurred last year after the undergraduate admissions process was revised. More>

Batter up: Summer exhibit celebrates presidents, national pastime

For almost a century, U.S. presidents and major league baseball have had a connection.

In 1909, William Howard Taft inaugurated the tradition of throwing out the first pitch at a season-opening game. That tradition included the mad scramble, in which players from both teams would fight for the ball tossed by the president. More>

U-M study shows devotion to Islam is not linked to terror

Personal devotion to Islam is unrelated to support for suicide bombing among Palestinian Muslims, according to a U-M study presented May 27 at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Society in Los Angeles. But the more often Muslims attended mosques, the more likely they were to support suicide terrorism. More>

News Update:
U-M Credit Union Member Alert - Phishing Scam

Some members of the campus community have received a fraudulent e-mail from a source pretending to be the University of Michigan Credit Union. Recipients of this e-mail are asked to click on a link to provide personal information to confirm identity.

The U-M Credit Union says: “THIS E-MAIL IS NOT FROM YOUR CREDIT UNION.  WE WOULD NEVER ASK YOU TO CONFIRM YOUR IDENTITY IN THIS MANNER. Please delete the fraudulent e-mail. If you did click on the link and have entered any personal information, please call us immediately at 734-662-8200 or 800-968-8628."

U-M lends a SPARK to A2 development

U-M has pledged up to $1 million over five years to support a group of entrepreneurial, university, business, government and community leaders who have banded together to form SPARK—an economic development and marketing organization for the greater Ann Arbor region. More>

Regents approve
Mosher-Jordan renovation

Mosher-Jordan has been selected as the first residence hall in the Hill area to undergo a major renovation as part of the University's Residential Life Initiatives (RLI). The renovation plan was approved by the Board of Regents May 19. More>

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