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Week of August 16, 2010

Old school: U-M in History

Newest residence hall - then


In 1968 construction was completed on Bursley Hall on North Campus, shown in this photo taken within a few years of its opening. In September, North Quad, the first new residence hall built since Bursley Hall, opens its doors to students. (Courtesy Bentley Historical Library)

This week in history (8 years ago)

President Mary Sue Coleman’s first days on campus were full of meetings with department heads, discussions about key appointments, and a host of events designed to help her get to know the community and vice versa. “This was very welcoming,” she said. “I just feel like it’s been a smooth introduction to a delightful community.” — The University Record


 

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STAFF SPOTLIGHT

Judy Dluzen, collections and natural areas specialist, Matthaei Botanical Gardens, on learning interpersonal skills on the job: “Many people use gardening as a way to have down time and get away from people. But that doesn’t happen when it’s your job. It’s a collaborative effort.”

EVENTS

  • The Sean Dobbins Trio performs from 8-10 p.m. Aug. 18 at the U-M Museum of Art in the free Jazz Series curated by Associate Professor of Music Adam Unsworth. It is sponsored by UMMA and the Katherine Tuck Endowment.

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