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Energy drinks and your health – Are they safe?

Energy drinks — Red Bull, Monster Energy and Full Throttle, just to name a few — are the fastest-growing beverage in the entire beverage industry. In 2012, Americans spent $10 billion on energy drinks. Makers of energy drinks tend to … Continue reading

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Senior Living Week Workshop – Sleep Disorders (May 5)

As we age, our sleep can become more disturbed. A sleep medicine specialist from the U-M Behavioral Sleep Medicine Clinic, will discuss and focus on two key issues: 1) Identifying signs and symptoms of a sleep disorder 2) What you … Continue reading

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What are ACE and PACE? Bringing Innovative Geriatric Services to You (May 7)

Two U-M geriatric physicians will discuss local cutting edge inpatient and outpatient Geriatric Services during the 2014 Senior Living Week Workshop “What are ACE and PACE? Bringing Innovative Geriatric Services to You.” The workshop will be held on May 7, … Continue reading

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Stock Markets are Up, Interest Rates are Low…What to do? (May 7)

Seniors and retirees cannot afford to establish a plan for retirement and then “leave it alone”. This workshop will help you setup systems to maintain flexibility, a secure future, and to invest not only safely, but wisely. Topics covered will … Continue reading

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Staff nominations sought for U-M Police Department Oversight Committee

Staff nominations are now being accepted for the non-union staff representative to the U-M Police Department Oversight Committee. This committee receives and makes recommendations regarding grievances against any police officer or the U-M Police Department. The U-M Police Department Oversight … Continue reading

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Dr. Chinnaiyan among five U-M faculty elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Arul M. Chinnaiyan, M.D., has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2014 Class of Members. Chinnaiyan was elected member due to his work in the medical sciences, clinical medicine and public health. He is the director … Continue reading

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Take your Mother’s Day gift home from the Turner Geriatrics Clinic Jewelry Sale (May 7)

The Turner Geriatric Clinic Jewelry Sale will take place Wednesday, May 7 from 9:30 – 4 p.m., just in time for Mother’s Day, Graduation or summer birthdays. All jewelry is donated and prices range from $1-$75. All proceeds support Turner … Continue reading

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Half off sale on sunglasses at Kellogg

Now through Labor Day, the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center Optical Shops are offering a 50 percent discount on all prescription and non-prescription sunglasses frames, including designer brands like Calvin Klein, Gucci, Juicy and Kate Spade. Health System employees … Continue reading

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Cancer Center Grand Rounds features Robert Jeraj (April 28)

The Cancer Center Grand Rounds Seminar Series will feature Robert Jeraj, Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, on Monday, April 28. His presentation is entitled “Translational imaging research in the era of precision medicine.” The seminar will … Continue reading

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New MHealthy Webinar Series – Wearable activity trackers – which is right for you?

The popularity of wearable activity trackers like Jawbone, Fitbit, Nike FuelBand and others have grown considerably over the last year. If you’ve thought about buying one but wasn’t quite sure if it’s for you or which one to buy, attend … Continue reading

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Asset Protection & Estate Planning Fundamentals (May 7)

This Workshop covers frequently asked questions, such as: • Do I Need a Will, a Trust, or Neither? • How Can I Help My Parents If/When They Need Care? • How Do I Ensure I Won’t Lose a Lifetime of … Continue reading

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Monroe/Dundee vanpool needs rider

Save time, money on gas and wear on your vehicle by joining a vanpool. We currently have one opening in our Monroe/Dundee van. Work hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. with stops at the Ann Arbor VA Hospital and … Continue reading

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Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office and DEA to sponsor drug take back (April 26)

Bring your pills for disposal to the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Service Center on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The center is located at 2201 Hogback Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105. The DEA cannot accept liquids … Continue reading

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Influencer – The Power to Change Anything (May 8-9)

During two-day workshop “The Influencer: The Power to Change Anything” you will have the opportunity to learn strategies for making change inevitable in your workplace and with your projects. You will learn the skills of the world’s best change agents. … Continue reading

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Fostering Innovation Grants ends tomorrow – Submit your idea to win FIGS bucks

This is your last chance to submit your innovative ideas Submit your FIGs project idea online by tomorrow, April 25. Since 2005, FIGs has been awarding our faculty and staff bucks for their innovative project ideas. We are ready to … Continue reading

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Pathology Research Seminar featuring Dr. Paul Tesar (April 24)

Paul Tesar, D.Phil., assistant professor, Department of Genetics and Genome Science at Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, will present “In vitro generated oligodendrocyte progenitor cells provide a platform for discovery of remyelinating therapeutics” at the Pathology Research Seminar. … Continue reading

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U-M’s Translational Oncology Program presents “One Day Closer” (June 7)

Scientists in the Translational Oncology Program at the University of Michigan relentlessly pursue one goal: to improve outcomes for cancer patients. TOP scientist will donate time on Saturday, June 7 to get one day closer to a cure for cancer.  … Continue reading

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Gifts of Art presents Robots are People – Found Object Assemblage by Cre Fuller

Cre Fuller lives and works in Ypsilanti  where he collects random scraps of metal and old kitchen appliances to turn into his one-of-a-kind robot sculptures. He gathers these parts from trash bins to antique shops and everything in between. Fuller … Continue reading

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Baby Care Basics – Ann Arbor (May 17)

This class, offered by the U-M Health System’s MHealthy Health Education Resource Center, is designed to give you a complete head-to-toe look at how to care for your newborn. Topics include bathing, diapering, safety and much more.  We recommend taking … Continue reading

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Assisted Living Tools for Care & Costs Decision Making (May 5)

An overview of assisted living and how consumers may use decision-making tools to select the assisted living community that best fits their needs. Discussion topics will include: • Unique aspects of assisted living care in the state of Michigan • … Continue reading

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12 East Mott Ice Cream Social benefiting Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (April 25)

12 East Mott willbe hosting an annual Ice Cream Social the benefiting Cystic Fibrosis Foundation on April 25 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. at 12 East Mott Conference room #12-607. For more information, contact nlj@med.umich.edu.

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Be a victor for health – become an MHealthy Champion! Sign up by April 30

Are you enthusiastic about health and well-being? Do you like to positively motivate others? Do you have two hours per month to promote healthy behaviors in your unit? If so, become an MHealthy Champion – staff and faculty members who … Continue reading

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Peer-to-Peer File Sharing

The most common method of sharing copyrighted material is through the use of Peer-to-Peer (P2P) technology.  P2P technology is based on the idea that each computer running P2P software both receives files and allows others to access these files from … Continue reading

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Before the Crisis – How to Have the Tough Conversations with Aging Parents (May 6)

Learn how to have “the talk” with your aging parents – that discussion we should all have with our parents about where they want to live when they get older, and what arrangements (i.e. at home care, a retirement community, … Continue reading

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Asset Protection & Estate Planning Fundamentals (May 7)

This workshop covers frequently asked questions, such as: • Do I Need a Will, a Trust, or Neither? • How Can I Help My Parents If/When They Need Care? • How Do I Ensure I Won’t Lose a Lifetime of … Continue reading

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Downriver vanpool needs one rider

A vanpool forming for Trenton, Riverview, Brownstown, Woodhaven, Flatrock, Grosse Ile and any surrounding areas, needs one rider to start. Start times should be between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. The van should leave no later than 6:30 a.m., arrive … Continue reading

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More than two-thirds of Americans support mandated coverage of birth control in health plans

As Obamacare’s contraceptive coverage is challenged in the Supreme Court, U-M Health System researchers wanted to hear from the general public: What do Americans support when it comes to health plan coverage? A U-M-led national poll found that 7 in … Continue reading

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Grocery shopping for cancer prevention

April is National Cancer Control Month and its goal is to boost awareness of cancer, its care and to help more people win the battle against cancer. While it is impossible to completely eliminate the risk of cancer, you can … Continue reading

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Fenton vanpool needs one rider

A vanpool meeting at the park and ride lot off Silver Lake in Fenton, needs one more rider. The shift is Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with parking in the Mott Structure. The van will make one … Continue reading

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The role of friends and family during your treatment

You’ve probably heard the lyrics, “I get by with a little help from my friends.” In this week’s new Kids4Kids video, patients from C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital talk about the important role their friends and families play in supporting them … Continue reading

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Heart transplants – The ultimate gift of life

David Parker inspires others in the fight for their life Since 1984, The University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center Heart Transplant Program has performed more than 900 heart transplants, as well as implanting more than 500 ventricular assist devices (VADs) … Continue reading

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MEND Conference “Beta Cell, Endothelial Cell, and Macrophage Networks and Islet Vascularization, Innervation, and Regeneration” (April 25)

The lecture “Beta Cell, Endothelial Cell, and Macrophage Networks and Islet Vascularization, Innervation, and Regeneration” will be presented on Friday, April 25 from 3-4 p.m. in Brehm Tower/Kellogg Eye Center, 5th floor, Cure Room #5050, 1000 Wall Street. The talk … Continue reading

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Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes Clinical Conference “Adjunctive Medical Therapy for Fracture Healing” (April 25)

The lecture “Adjunctive Medical Therapy for Fracture Healing” will be presented on Friday, April 25 from 2-3 p.m. in Brehm Tower/Kellogg Eye Center, 5th Floor, Cure Room, #5050, 1000 Wall Street. The talk will feature Jaime Wiebel, M.D., fellow, Department … Continue reading

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Jackie Weier retirement reception (May 1)

You’re cordially invited to celebrate Jackie Weier’s 18 years of achievement at her retirement reception. The reception takes place May 1 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. in the Central Staffing Resources Department, Med Inn Building, C106.

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Tax return fraud: Five at UMHS affected; how to protect yourself

The UMHS Compliance Office recently was made aware of reports of fraudulent tax return filings involving six U-M employees, five of whom are from UMHS. These tax filing went unknown until the employee received IRS notice that a tax return … Continue reading

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Complete your department’s emergency preparedness exercises this April

According to Joint Commission requirements, staff in freestanding buildings within the Hospitals and Health Centers (including clinics and office buildings) need to conduct one emergency preparedness exercise each fiscal year. UMHHC has designated the month of April as a reminder … Continue reading

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Jackson Turner (Irina Grigorova Lab) presents Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar (April 23)

Jackson Turner, Graduate Program in Immunology Ph.D. candidate from the lab of Irina Grigorova, Ph.D., will present his research in progress, “Dynamics of B cell antigen acquisition and T cell help and their effects on the T-dependent humoral immune response” … Continue reading

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Public invited to unload e-waste at annual event (April 26)

Safely dispose of old, broken or unwanted electronics at the free e-waste recycling event sponsored by the University of Michigan and Ann Arbor Public Schools April 24-26. The Office of Campus Sustainability, which serves as the focal point for sustainable … Continue reading

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Fostering Innovation Grants ends Friday – Submit your innovative idea this week

FIGs Round 18 is almost over, but you still have until Friday to submit your innovative idea. We are seeing a lot of great, inspiring and innovative ideas, but there is still time to submit yours before the April 25 … Continue reading

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Al-Anon – A Panel Discussion (April 29)

“Al-Anon: A Panel Discussion” will present a lively moderated panel discussion with a unique individual perspective regarding Al-Anon Family Groups, a recovery program for family members and friends of people with alcoholism. The panel members will provide an overview of … Continue reading

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“The Human Lung-Did Evolution Get it Wrong?” by Dr. John B. West (April 24)

The Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine invites you to attend a special Lecture on April 24th in the Ford Auditorium from 1-3 pm. The speaker is John West, the pioneer of Respiratory Physiology, his book which many of us … Continue reading

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Free U-M Life Sciences Orchestra concert (April 27)

The U-M Life Sciences Orchestra will celebrate the long-awaited arrival of spring with a free concert on Sunday, April 27. The performance will begin at 4 p.m. at U-M’s famed Hill Auditorium at 825 N. University Ave. in Ann Arbor. … Continue reading

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Vocal Intelligence for Empowering Women (April 30)

You have important things to share and if you do not have the confidence to do so, everybody loses. Presenting yourself with power does not mean that you are manipulative or controlling. It does mean that you have choices, can … Continue reading

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Carpool opening from Milan to Main Campus

We are looking for additional individuals to join our carpool from Milan to University Hospital. You must have own vehicle to drive on your week. We already have a reserved spot in P3 (Taubman Center). Work hours 7:30 a.m. – … Continue reading

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Impact of the “Heartbleed” Bug and password advice to UMHS users

Recently, a security vulnerability was detected on some websites and servers using certain versions of OpenSSL software. This vulnerability is being referred to in the media as the “Heartbleed” bug and could reveal users’ sensitive or personal information. UMHS has … Continue reading

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Pediatric Grand Rounds – The Future of Board Certification (April 22)

Dr. David Nichols will present at Grand Rounds for the Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 8 a.m. in the MCHC Auditorium. His topic will be “The Future of Board Certification” Dr. Nichols is … Continue reading

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Register now for Burn Injury Awareness Weekend (May 31 – June 1)

On May 31 and June 1, the Trauma Burn Center will help burn patients and their families connect with resources, information and one another, at a free workshop and awareness walk. All burn survivors 12 years and older, no matter … Continue reading

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Voices Art Gallery Reception (April 22)

The Voices Art Gallery Reception will take place April 22 from 4- 6 p.m. on Level B1, near reception C, in the Comprehensive Cancer Center. Collages by Eileen Mollen and Ceramic Sculptures by Alexander Cinthorne on display April – June. … Continue reading

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Updates in Nephrology for the Primary Care Provider (May 3)

This program will take place Saturday, May 3 from 7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the The Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth. This course is intended for primary care physicians, internal medicine physicians, nephrologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, residents … Continue reading

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Emerging Scholars Symposium at the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute (April 30)

On April 30, the Taubman Institute will present the inaugural Emerging Scholars Symposium, a morning of science featuring presentations by six Taubman Emerging Scholars. These junior medical school faculty are combining their clinical practice with a research career, and already … Continue reading

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Dr. Jon Snider to present Neurology Grand Rounds (April 23)

The Department of Neurology is pleased to announce that Jon Snider, M.D., will present Neurology Grand Rounds: “Cannabis for the Treatment of Neurological Disorders: High Expectations, Or Just a Pipe Dream?” on Wednesday, April 23. The presentation will be held … Continue reading

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Improving care through clinical trials

Where would we be without medical advances? Think about medical care 100 years ago. Since then, there’s been an explosion in vaccine development, antibiotics, surgical techniques, medical devices and discovery of medications to treat and control disease. You can look … Continue reading

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Retail food enhancements coming soon to University Hospital

New Subway restaurant and enhanced offerings at UH Café Employees, visitors and patients can expect to see some enhancements to their food options in the U-M Hospitals and Health Centers in the coming weeks. A new, full service Subway store … Continue reading

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Experts propose new approach to manage the most troubling symptoms of dementia, lessen use of drugs

Technique called DICE empowers caregivers, patients & health providers to work together to reduce behavioral problems A new approach to handling agitation, aggression and other unwanted behaviors by people with dementia may help reduce the use of antipsychotics and other … Continue reading

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“Incidental Findings in Clinical Exome and Genome Sequencing” featuring Dr. Robert Green today

A special panel session regarding the recent American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) guidelines for reporting incidental findings in clinical sequencing will be held today. The event will be held from 3-5 p.m. at the Biomedical Science Research … Continue reading

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Faces of Aging – An Older Adult Couple’s Journey of Health & Wellness (May 2)

This workshop takes you on an uplifting journey of two people destined to be life-long soul mates. Told through a series of photographs that chronicle health challenges and wellness discovery at different stages of their lives. John and Linda face … Continue reading

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Behaviors and Health Issues Associated with Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia (May 2)

Dr. Struble will be talking about the different types of dementia and what behaviors are typically associated with a specific dementia diagnosis. She will also discuss how chronic health conditions, commonly seen in older adults, impact disruptive behaviors in people … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Victor in You

Just four more days until we celebrate the U-M Health System’s Victors for Michigan campaign with a special event dedicated to our employees – on April 25, we will be Celebrating the Victor in You. You are a Victor for … Continue reading

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Biological Chemistry features a seminar by Dr. Lydia Finney (April 22)

Dr. Lydia Finney, physicist from the X-Ray Science Division, Advanced Photon source, Argonne National Laboratory, will present a seminar on Tuesday, April 22 at noon in North Lecture Hall, Medical Science II. Dr. Finney’s seminar is entitled “X-ray fluorescence imaging … Continue reading

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Microbiology & Immunology presents Karen Viscik (April 24)

Karen Visick, Ph.D., of Loyla University Medical Center-Illinois, will present “Control of biofilm formation and colonization by Vibrio fischeri” for the Department of Microbiology and Immunology 2013-2014 Seminar Series on Thursday, April 24. The seminar will be held at noon … Continue reading

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Big Pains in the Little Leagues – Preventing and Treating Little League Shoulder

Shoulder injuries in young baseball players are so common, there’s even a condition called Little Pin ItLeague Shoulder, or proximal humeral epiphysitis. Little League Shoulder is an overuse injury that involves a fracture to the growth plate near the shoulder. … Continue reading

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Vision Research Seminar featuring Russell Van Gelder, M.D., Ph.D. (April 24)

The Vision Research Seminar will take place April 24, from noon – 1 p.m. on the 6th floor KEC conference room, Kellogg Eye Center. “More than meets the eye: New non-visual photoreceptors mediating local circadian entrainment in the retina” will … Continue reading

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Neuroscience Symposium – Do Neurogenerative Diseases have an Infectious Cause? (April 25)

The 14th Annual Neuroscience Spring Symposium looks at emerging evidence that the causative proteins implicated in the most common neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease, may misfold and propagate through the brain in an infectious manner, analogous to the … Continue reading

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Gifts of Art presents Cello Recital by cellochan (April 24)

Now 21 years strong, cellochan is a unique program in Ann Arbor for young cellists that provides an especially supportive and enjoyable environment for study while pursuing excellence, personal fulfillment and artistic growth. The “Ch’an” in cellochan means Zen, or … Continue reading

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Center for Organogenesis trainee seminar series (April 22)

“Pituitary Organogenesis: Transcriptional Regulation of Stem Cell Progression” will be hosted by Maria Ines Perez Millan, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Organogenesis, Department of Human Genetics. This presentation will take place Tuesday, April 22 from 4 – 5 p.m. in … Continue reading

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Dr. James Ferrara presents Cancer Biology Research Seminar on April 23

The Cancer Biology Graduate Program is pleased to feature a seminar by James Ferrara, M.D., D.Sc, Ruth Heyn Professor of Pediatric Oncology, American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professor, Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases. Dr. Ferrara will present “Translational Research … Continue reading

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Sign up for an MHealthy exercise and relaxation class this spring

Registration is now open for more than 110 exercise and relaxation classes that will help you get moving, get fit and relieve stress this spring and summer. Classes are open to U-M faculty, staff and the general public and are … Continue reading

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Only one week left – Walk into an MHealthy screening and get your $100

Only one week left – Walk into an MHealthy screening and get your $100 We understand, sometimes it’s hard to schedule 30 minutes to take care of your health. To accommodate busy schedules, several MHealthy Rewards wellness screenings in and … Continue reading

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Installation of Godfrey Dorr Stobbe Professorship in Research, Medical School (May 12)

Steven L. Kunkel, Ph.D., senior associate dean for research, U-M Medical School, cordially invites you to attend the installation of the Godfrey Dorr Stobbe Professorship in Research, Medical School, and the installation of Nicholas W. Lukacs, Ph.D., as the first … Continue reading

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Gifts of Art presents Blue World/Green World – Fiber Art by Fiber Artists Coalition

Member artists of the Fiber Artists Coalition employ a variety of innovative materials and techniques in the creation of fiber art. The work has a contemporary edge, ranging from representative, to impressionistic, to abstract. The Blue World/Green World collection explores … Continue reading

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Downriver vanpool needs two riders

A vanpool forming for Trenton, Riverview, Brownstown, Woodhaven, Flatrock and Gross ile needs two riders to start. Start times should be between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. The van should leave no later than 6:30 a.m. and arrive at UMHS … Continue reading

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Create Your Future – Achieve Your Goals with a Success Framework (June 4)

Have you ever wondered how high achievers reach their ultimate goals? Even when the vision is clear, how do you determine the steps necessary for success? One of the primary reasons individuals fail to reach their dreams is because they … Continue reading

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2nd Annual HRD Career Conference – Winning in the Workplace and in Life (June 4)

There are still a few seats available for the free “2nd Annual HRD Career Conference: Winning in the Workplace and in Life” with keynote speaker Pete Thomas on the morning of June 4, 2014. Hurry and register before all seats … Continue reading

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“Age of Champions” film screening event supports Local Seniors (May 29)

Where can you find a 10-year-old tennis champion, an 86-year-old pole vaulter, and a team of rough-and-tumble basketball grandmothers? On May 29, you can find them on the big screen at the Michigan Theater when the award-winning feature-length documentary “Age … Continue reading

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12 East Mott Ice Cream Social benefiting Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (April 25)

12 East Mott willbe hosting an annual Ice Cream Social the benefiting Cystic Fibrosis Foundation on April 25 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. at 12 East Mott Conference room #12-607. For more information, contact nlj@med.umich.edu.

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April 2014 Newsflash now available

Featured articles include: 1. Healthy Michigan Plan Effective April 1, 2014 2. Washtenaw Health Plan Updates 3. Plan First Program Ends June 30, 2014 4. ProCare Health Plan has a New Name – Harbor Health Plan 5. Medicaid Specialty Access … Continue reading

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MHealthy Running Class (May 5)

Whether this will be preparation for your first 5K or your 50th, this fun and energetic running group will keep you motivated. These classes take place Tuesdays and Thursday at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday’s class will feature more high-intensity speed work, … Continue reading

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Partnering with the Private Sector in Research (May 14)

Partnering with the Private Sector in Research will take place Wednesday, May 14 at NCRC, Building 18, 2800 Plymouth Road with the following schedule: 8 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.: Symposium Sessions 12:40 p.m. – 2 p.m. Create Connections Discover the … Continue reading

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I-94 Business Loop (Jackson Avenue, Huron Street) closures

Beginning next week and lasting until November, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will make improvements to the I-94 Business Loop (Jackson Avenue/Huron Street) between I-94 and Main Street. The project includes resurfacing pavement, reconstructing ramps at the I-94 interchange, … Continue reading

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Dr. Gary Hammer presents at TEDx conference

Dr. Gary Hammer, a passionate U-M cancer researcher, recently spoke at TEDxU-M about the power of vulnerability and presence in medicine. Hear about the three truths he learned from working with patients facing an adrenal cancer diagnosis and the advocates … Continue reading

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