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Forum to examine Detroit after Super Bowl

Detroit is preparing for Super Bowl XL with construction projects, building demolitions and other work, but what happens when the national media spotlight fades?

The city's economic future is the key issue to be explored at the 19th Annual U-M/Urban Land Institute (ULI) Real Estate Forum Oct. 19-20 in Detroit and Ann Arbor. The forum's theme is "With Detroit Beyond the Super Bowl: Tackling Real Estate Development from Midtown to Mexicantown."

The event is geared to professionals in the real estate industry—developers, brokers, lenders, urban planners, attorneys and environmental engineers. They include Samuel Logan, publisher of the FrontPage and the Michigan Chronicle, one of the top African American newspapers in the country; and Christopher B. Leinberger, a successful real estate developer, land use strategist, Brookings Institution visiting fellow, and author, who recently was appointed by U-M as director of its new Real Estate Development Certificate Program.

The forum is co-sponsored on campus by the Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and the Urban Land Institute Detroit District Council.

To register for the forum, visit http://www.umuliforum.com.

Month cites pharmacists growing role

Free screenings of cholesterol and blood sugar will be among services available from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 22, as pharmacists and students from the College of Pharmacy celebrate October as American Pharmacists Month at the Turner Senior Resource Center.

"Know Your Medicine—Know Your Pharmacist" is the theme for the month, as more Americans are taking medications for acute and chronic health conditions.

Pharmacists actively are changing their practices to meet the challenges of the health care system and their patients' needs and demands. Patients today can look to their pharmacist to provide medication counseling services, coordination of care with physicians and other health care providers, and monitoring for side effects.

Information also will be available about the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit; and medication reviews and consultations will be provided. For more information, call
(734) 936-5023.

Strauss opera kicks off 127th University Musical Society season

Richard Strauss's rarely heard opera "Daphne" will open the 127th Annual Choral Union Series presented by The University Musical Society (UMS).

The concert, which will be repeated at New York's Carnegie Hall and the Washington, D.C., Kennedy Center, will be performed at 8 p.m. Oct. 13 in Hill Auditorium, with American soprano Renee Fleming directed by conductor Semyon Bychkov with the WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne.

For tickets contact UMS at (734) 764-2538 or at http://www.ums.org.

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