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Journey toward home
begins for Ford School

Former President Gerald R. Ford recalls that when he was a U-M student in the 1930s, he used to stroll past the large lot on State and Hill streets that soon will become the new home of the school that bears his name.

“I had to wonder why that was so vacant,” Ford said during a Nov. 12 groundbreaking for the Joan and Sanford Weill Hall that will house the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy when the building opens in fall 2006. More>

Hiring of female professors doubles in science and engineering

The number of successful offers made to female professors has doubled since 2001 in science and engineering, according to a new report monitoring the progress of the ADVANCE project at its midway point. More>

American culinary history center
comes to Clements Library

A large slice of Americana has found a new home at the William Clements Library.

The donation of thousands of items related to American culinary history comes from Daniel and Janice Longone of Ann Arbor, the result of a lifetime of collecting artifacts and literature on gastronomy. More>


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