Reprint deal to make U-M rare books widely available to the public
Thousands of books no longer under copyright — including rare and one-of-a-kind titles — will be available as reprints on demand under an agreement between the university and a company owned by Amazon.com. The agreement will enable the public to buy reprints of a wide range of titles in the U-M Library.
Refurbished morgue will increase learning opportunities at UMHS
The U-M Health System has refurbished its morgue, which could double the number of autopsies in which students and residents can participate and observe. The project, budgeted for $1.35 million, was accomplished through an unusual partnership with the Washtenaw County Medical Examiner.
High school students compete at UM-Dearborn’s Entrepreneurship Academy
UM-Dearborn recently hosted more than two dozen high school students from Southeast Michigan at a two-week learning experience and business-plan competition called the Entrepreneurship Academy. The E-Academy, as it’s known, aims to prepare high school students for the ever-changing and often unpredictable business world.
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Lessons from the Holocaust
A collection of oral histories from Holocaust survivors, housed at UM-Dearborn, is being used by people from around the world in a variety of ways. For instance, ninth-graders in the state of Washington used the archive as a foundation for a series of storybooks for children.