News from February 2012

29 February 2012
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On Monday, May 21, the Michigan Cancer Consortium will host, Reducing Cancer Disparities & Promoting Equity Among Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Populations, at the U-M Detroit Center from 8am-5pm.

This event will address how socioeconomic status, social determinants of health and health disparities influence cancer outcomes. The meeting will also review strategies to advocate for policy change and consider the psychosocial health needs of cancer-affected individuals....

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28 February 2012

The 2012 SID Speaker Series continues with the topic, Southwest Detroit: Challenges and Opportunities in this Growing Community. This informative panel discussion will take place on Thursday, March 8 from 6pm-7:30pm in the South Studio of the University of Michigan Detroit Center. Light refreshments and free parking will be available to all attendees.

Home to over 100,000 people, Southwest Detroit is a diverse, vibrant and growing part of the city full of tremendous social,...

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16 February 2012
Work Detroit MFA Thesis Exhibition

The 2011-2012 exhibition season continues with the unique show, Outpost, in the Work Detroit art gallery at the University of Michigan Detroit Center. The exhibit opens with a reception from 6pm–9pm, Saturday, March 10. The event features free admission and light refreshments.

Outpost explores the grounds of perception in a remote wilderness environment. Built as a room within the gallery, the interior hut-like space is damp and dim, lit only by light emanating from...

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13 February 2012
School of Information Alternative Spring Break 2012

The School of Information (SI) will host its annual Alternative Spring Break (ASB) program during the University of Michigan's regularly scheduled spring break, February 25 - March 4.

SI students (both masters students and informatics undergradautes) will depart from Ann Arbor to spend their spring break week applying their information management skills in New York, Chicago, Washington, D.C. and Detroit. During this week, students will volunteer in professional...

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01 February 2012
Buildings representing Detroit, entitled Detroit's Small Business Boom

The 2012 SID Speaker Series continues with the topic, “Detroit’s Ironic Small Business Boom.” This informative panel discussion will take place on Thursday, February 16 from 6pm-7:30pm in the South Studio of the...

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