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Week of November 8, 2010

In Brief

Regents meeting Nov. 18

The Board of Regents will have its monthly meeting at 3 p.m. Nov. 18 in the Michigan Rooms, University Center, UM-Flint. Public comments on agenda items will be taken prior to their consideration. Comments on nonagenda items will follow the regular business agenda. People with disabilities who need assistance should contact the Office of the Vice President and Secretary of the University in advance at 734-764-3883. For more about regents meetings, go to

Monthly e-publication showcases research news

U-M and its University Research Corridor partners Michigan State University and Wayne State University are showcasing innovation, business and research news through a new monthly e-publication, It highlights progress and opportunities available through URC universities. The November issue includes coverage of the URC-sponsored Worldwide Stem Cell Summit held in Detroit and more. To read or subscribe go to

Taubman College recognized for project

The Michigan Association of Planning recently recognized a team of urban and regional planning Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning alumni for its land use recommendations for Detroit’s Brightmoor area. The plan was created in 2008 as part of a capstone course taught by Margaret Dewar, professor of urban and regional planning, and Eric Dueweke, Taubman College lecturer. It considered residents’ needs, market forces, current land uses and existing infrastructure.

Learn about diabetes at health fair

The Comprehensive Diabetes Center hosts its 4th Annual U-M World Diabetes Day Health Fair from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel. The purpose is to inform the public about how to manage diabetes and its complications. The Diabetes Center will also provide free health screenings. For advance registration by Wednesday go to, call 734-763-0177 or e-mail Walk-in attendees are welcome.



Daniella Borum, program adviser, University Unions Arts & Programs, on the importance of her job: “Most of the programs on campus are student-driven and it is my responsibility to ensure students have access to the resources they need to have successful events.”


“Omaha Beach to the River Elbe: A Son Retraces His Father’s WWII Footsteps 66 Years Later,” Joe DeMatio, 7-8:30 p.m. Nov. 16, Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery.

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