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Regents to meet June 19
The Board of Regents will hold its monthly meeting June 19 in the Regents Room of the Fleming Administration Building. Public comments will open the meeting at 1:30 p.m. People with disabilities who wish to attend the meeting and need assistance should contact the Office of the Vice President and Secretary of the University in advance at (734) 764-3883.

CACR moves to Domino's Farms
The Center for the Advancement of Clinical Research has moved to Domino's Farms, 24 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr., Lobby M, Campus Box 0738. For more information, call (734) 998-7474, visit http://www.med.umich.edu/cacr or e-mail umcacr@umich.edu.

Summer migrant dental clinic
The School of Dentistry's summer migrant dental clinic will operate for its 30th year June 23-Aug. 1. Dental students will provide a range of oral health care services to migrant workers and their children at three schools in the Traverse City area: Elk Rapids Middle, Kaleva Community Elementary and Suttons Bay Elementary. Basic services include screenings, oral exams and cleanings. When necessary, extractions, fillings and x-rays will be provided. The dental students will advise parents and children on the correct way to care for teeth and other actions to improve oral health. More than twice as many students volunteered to participate in this year's program than in the previous year. Last year, nearly 300 adults and children received care at the three sites.

Job classification framework interchanges
After a yearlong process of research, focus groups and executive briefings, the foundation for U-M's new job classification framework has been developed. The proposed framework sorts jobs into logical categories arranged by career. Two campus interchanges for faculty and staff were held in May to explain the new framework, answer questions and receive feedback. More interchanges are scheduled June 16-July 29. For more information and a listing of interchanges, visit http://www.umich.edu/~hraa/class.

MFit Walking and Running Club
MFit's Walking and Running Club has opened registration for the year, which begins July 1 with an incentive program. For more information, visit http://www.med.umich.edu/mfit/employee or call (734) 975-4410, ext. 221.

U-M-Dearborn seminar on religious diversity
U-M-Dearborn will host "Worldviews: A Seminar on American Religious Diversity" June 23-28. The seminar will explore the changing religious landscape of metropolitan Detroit. For more information, visit http://casl.umd.umich.edu/csrs/worldviews%20.pdf.

English language classes
The Family Housing Language Program is offering English classes to families of international students, faculty and staff. Registration is underway for the summer semester for children, teen and adult classes. Native English speakers are needed as volunteer conversation or classroom partners. For more information, call (734) 763-1440 or e-mail familyhousing@umich.edu.

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