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Week of June 7, 2010

Old school: U-M in history

Crisler Arena completed

Laborers work on the Crisler Arena roof as the structure is constructed, from September 1965 to May 1967 (exact photo date unknown).  (Photo courtesy Bentley Historical Library)

This week in history (100 years ago)

After going on sale at 10:55 a.m. June 6, 200 copies of The Michiganensian yearbook sold in the first 15 minutes. As a fife and drum played nearby, the yearbooks were sold from a booth set up outside the old Chemical Building. Seven hundred yearbooks were sold the first day, and the remaining 400 were expected to sell the following day. The Chemical Building, on the Diag, was destroyed by fire on Christmas Eve 1981. — The  Michigan Daily

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Vince Chmielewski, applications programmer/analyst, Medical School Information Systems, on applying triathlon training to his job responsibilities: “To do triathlon training you have to handle long hours and you have to be a good scheduler.”


  • Shakespeare in the Arb 10th anniversary performances, 6:30 p.m. June 10–13, 17–20 and 24–27, Nichols Arboretum.

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