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Physics student awarded Marshall Scholarship

Some high school students like to drive around with music cranked up loud. Jacob Bourjaily's favorite drive-time entertainment during his senior year was the taped lectures of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman. So it's not surprising that Bourjaily has been selected for the highly competitive Marshall Scholarship for 2005 and will study mathematics at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. More>

 


Engineering student wins
prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

Joseph Jewell, a graduate student in aeronautical engineering, is one of 32 U.S. students awarded a Rhodes Scholarship this year. In addition to being an honors student who scored a perfect 1600 on the SAT, the 23-year-old is an accomplished musician and student government leader. More>

 

$44M gift aims to accelerate search for Type I diabetes cure

U-M is announcing today (Nov. 22) that it will launch a new and comprehensive initiative aimed at accelerating the search for a cure for Type 1 diabetes.

The initiative will be enabled by a private donation from Bill and Dee Brehm of $44 million—the largest gift ever for the U-M Health System (UMHS), and the second-largest gift in the University's history. More>

 

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