Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Thursday, November 10, 2011

In the latest edition of the LSA Wire, Ralph Williams, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, delivers the fifth installment in a series of mini-lectures on Shakespeare, exploring the complex range of emotions evoked by Shakespeare's tragedies and how we often derive enjoyment from tragic drama.

URC's annual research spending climbs, driving innovation, economic growth in Michigan
Over the last five years, the Michigan universities that comprise the University Research Corridor — U-M, Michigan State University and Wayne State University — have increased by 30.7 percent the amount spent on research and development to gain new knowledge and drive innovation and economic growth.

University Housing to close Baits I residence hall
After considerable discussion and analysis, University Housing has decided that Baits I residence hall located on North Campus should be closed at the end of the 2011-12 academic year, and no longer be available for student housing.

SECURITY BULLETIN: Description of sexual assault suspect
Description of suspect circulated for Oct. 30 sexual assault in East Quad.

The Michigan Difference

Bird in the hand
Brother and sister duo Andy and Emily Linn were appalled by Detroit's negative reputation, and wanted to contribute to the vibrancy, activity and rebirth of their home city. That’s why the two U-M graduates opened City Bird, which not only sells Detroit-themed merchandise but also helps Detroit-based artists display their work.