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Week of April 22, 2013

Old school: U-M in History

Legendary alumnus

Arthur Miller, world-renowned playwright and Michigan alumnus, discusses his career with theater majors at U-M in 2004. Asked what is the hardest part of playwriting, Miller said, “Finding the end because most experience doesn’t end ... unless the guy dies, then it’s pretty clear.” — Photo by Martin Vloet, Michigan Photography

Extensive remodeling of the East Quadrangle residence hall at 701 E. University was authorized in April 1969 for a Residential College division of LSA. The concept of a Residential College developed through faculty committee studies begun in 1963. Associate Dean Burton Thuma was the first director and developed a comprehensive plan for education and facilities. — From “The University of Michigan: An Encyclopedic Survey.”

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Bob Bain, an associate professor in the School of Education and LSA’s Department of History, reveals his favorite spot on campus: "On the steps of Rackham, looking back out over the campus."


“Celebrating … artist, university, community,” the Rackham Graduate School Exhibition, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Friday through May 10, Rackham Building fourth floor.

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