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Michigania to auction painting

Michigania, the Alumni Association's family camp and retreat center in northern Michigan, is auctioning off the painting "Still Life of Wine Bottles" by former U-M art professor Guy Palazzola. Proceeds will benefit the Resnick Family Nature Center at Michigania and the Little Traverse Bay Spirit Group scholarship fund, which helps high school students attend the University. The auction will run May 4-14. For details, visit http://alumni.umich.edu/michigania_camp/index.php.

SPORE grant deadline is June 1

The Comprehensive Cancer Center is soliciting applications for funds available from the Prostate SPORE grant. Support of up to $70,000 is available for a 12-month period for translational projects that attempt to understand the mechanisms involved in prostate cancer development or to find a prostate cancer cure. The application deadline is June 1. For more information, contact Jill Miller at (734) 998-6761 or jsmiller@umich.edu.

M-CARE to convert identification numbers

In an effort to help protect its members' privacy and security, M-CARE is converting all Social Security identification numbers to unique numbers. Members will receive new identification cards in May and June. The change applies to members of M-CARE's HMO, POS, Secure and Gradcare plans. Members in M-CARE Medicaid and PPO plans will not require new numbers; they already have unique identification numbers.

Nomination deadline for Workplace Awards May 2

Faculty and staff can recognize exemplary employees, amazing work teams and outstanding leaders by making a nomination for the Workplace 2005 Awards. The awards are an opportunity to thank University staff members who have made marked contributions to the University's mission. Nominations can be submitted at http://www.umich.edu/~hraa/workplace/index.html. The deadline is May 2.

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