News from October 2011

21 October 2011
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The Detroit Center will be holding the Stakeholder's Thursday, October 27 from 8:30AM-4:00PM. The purpose of this seminar is to expand the knowledge of the college admissions process of individuals that work closely with young people thereby expanding the opportunities of those young people.

The seminar would consist of a welcome and overview, presentations, lunch, and a closing reception. The presentations would be: The State of College Admissions, The Value of a College Education,...

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19 October 2011
Corvette art

The 2011-2012 exhibition season at Work Detroit continues with the show, City of Pieces: Street Interventions. All are welcome.

All over Detroit, alternative arts and architectures have been emerging which challenge the ways people are now looking at the city. City of Pieces showcases the work of street artists and photographers working in Detroit, outside of traditional art venues – in the everyday corners of the city. Featured in the exhibit will be visionary design proposals for...

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19 October 2011
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The Denise Shough Jacob Endowed Scholarship will provide a School of Nursing student with full tuition and support for room, board, and books or other course materials over four consecutive years. Denise Jacob and James A. Jacob gave the Denise Shough Jacob Endowed Scholarship as a need-based scholarship for University of Michigan School of Nursing students. It was created to support students from Detroit’s public and charter schools. The scholarship is particularly designed to benefit...

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13 October 2011
Midtown Challenge brochure

The University of Michigan Detroit Center would like to extend an invitation to you to the Second Annual Midtown Challenge event on Sunday, October 23 from 11:00AM - 4:00PM. This is a free, team building challenge in which groups take a fun, nontraditional tour of the cultural, historical, housing and business locations in Midtown Detroit. Engaging and sophisticated clues & puzzles will lead you on a great adventure through the Midtown neighborhood. Along the way you will visit museums,...

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07 October 2011
Maria Costa profile

Actress/comedienne Maria Costa will present her acclaimed one-woman show, "Macho Men and the Women Who Love Them" on Friday, October 14, at 6:00 PM at the Detroit Center. Admission is free and open to the general public. A reception will follow the performance.

Maria Costa established herself in the entertainment industry as a truly gifted actress/comedienne that is both ingenious and captivating. Confessing her struggles in loving a traditional "macho" man,...

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07 October 2011
Still shot from Interrupters film

On Monday, October 10, 2011, 7:15 PM there will be a showing of the film "The Interrupters" at the Michigan Theater. The showing is free to the first 200 School of Public Health students, staff, and faculty who show up. To get into the showing, bring your U-M ID or print off a ticket. Following the movie there will be a brief panel discussion featuring:

  • Marc Zimmerman- Professor and Chair, Health Behavior...
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