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Week of November 12, 2012

In Brief

East Stadium on South Campus to reopen

The East Stadium Boulevard Bridges Replacement Project is scheduled to be complete Wednesday, and East Stadium Boulevard will be reopened to vehicular and pedestrian traffic. For more information on this project, go to Information about event road closures and other City of Ann Arbor traffic updates are at

U-M partnership creates opportunities in sustainable development

The Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise at U-M and the World Environment Center have announced a partnership to directly engage graduate students in planning and implementing sustainable development initiatives with leading global companies. The program, known as the Erb/WEC Fellowships, will be supported by IBM as part of its long-term commitment to environmental sustainability and developing next-generation skills for the 21st-century workforce. The Erb Institute/WEC partnership will provide cross-disciplinary curriculum and training for eight graduate student fellowships during 2013. For more information, go to

Submit holiday closing hours to Record

The University Record will compile a list of holiday closing and reduced service reminders to print in the Dec. 10 issue. Units that wish to be included in the publication must send information by 5 p.m. Nov. 27 to The Record does not publish Nov. 26.



U. Sean Vance, assistant professor of architecture, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, on what inspires him: “The quality of space. The ability of emptiness to move us and inspire us.”