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Mental Health at U-M: Stories from students

When "I" is replaced with "WE" even "illness" becomes "wellness" -ActiveMinds Active Minds at the University of Michigan is a chapter out of Active Minds Inc. and, as a student led organization, our goal is to combat the stigma surrounding mental illness and connect students to resources on campus.

Event Information

Date
10/23/2017
Time
12:00 PM to 01:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Investing in Ability
Event Type
Panel Discussion

U-M 2117: What Future for the Public University?

Lecture by Christopher Newfield (University of California, Santa Barbara) with response from Terrence J. McDonald. Chaired by Dario Gaggio.

Event Information

Date
10/23/2017
Time
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Lecture

Bill Goldstein: The World Broke in Two

bookcover of The World Broke in Two
Author Bill Goldstein discusses his new book, The World Broke in Two: Virgina Woolf, T.S. Eliot, D.H. Lawrence, E.M. Forster and the Year that Changed Literature. He'll be joined by Douglas Trevor, chair of the Zell's Writers Program at U-M. The talk will be followed by a book sale and signing.

Event Information

Date
10/23/2017
Time
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Location
Literati Bookstore, 124 E. Washington, Ann Arbor
Event Type
Discussion

U-M Library Undergraduate Research Award Annual Awards Ceremony

Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of the 2016-2017 U-M Library Undergraduate Research Award recipients.  Each year, the U-M Library conducts a research award competition to recognize and celebrate the extraordinary academic achievements of our undergraduate students.  The award is given to students who demonstrate excellence in library research conducted in support of an undergraduate student project. This year's awards were sponsored by JABberwocky Literary Agency.

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Date
10/24/2017
Time
03:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Location
Bert's Study Lounge
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Event Type
Reception

Making the Modern Happen: The Lives and Works of Woolf, Eliot, Lawrence and Forster in 1922

Join us for a lecture, discussion, and reception with public humanist and author Bill Goldstein about his new book The World Broke in Two: Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, E. M. Forster and the Year That Changed Literature, published by Henry Holt on August 15, 2017.

Event Information

Date
10/24/2017
Time
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Lecture

Open Access at the Gates Foundation: A Conversation with Dick Wilder

Dick Wilder joins us to discuss the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Open Access Policy. He'll share background on the development of the policy (for which he led the development) and answer questions about the Gates Foundation’s approach to Open Access, including the implementation of its OA policy and the Gates Foundation’s Chronos publishing platform. In addition to the Gates Foundation’s current efforts, Wilder will highlight next steps for the foundation and its OA-related work.

Event Information

Date
10/25/2017
Time
02:00 PM to 03:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Talk

Film: Including Samuel

"Including Samuel," an award-winning documentary by Dan Habib, was filmed and produced over the course of four years. According to Habib, the film chronicles the Habib family’s efforts to include Samuel in every facet of their lives. The film honestly portrays his family’s hopes and struggles as well as the experiences of four other individuals with disabilities and their families.

Event Information

Date
10/26/2017
Time
12:00 PM to 01:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Investing in Ability
Event Type
Film

Welcome Back to the Library

U-M Bicentennial Logo
Welcome to the University of Michigan Library! Alumni can sign up to receive the Library's magazine to get a free U-M Library scarf. Record your personal U-M story on the StoryCorps App for archiving in the Library of Congress. Get an inside look at some of our collections and view demos as part of the U-M Third Century Expo, 4-7 p.m.    

Event Information

Date
10/27/2017
Time
10:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library First Floor
Location Information
Event Type
Open House

Share Your Story with StoryCorps

Prepare, record, and share a conversation between you and another person. We'll help you review materials from StoryCorps and prepare for the conversation, and we'll have digital recording devices ready to record the interview. Recording a conversation is a great way to learn more about someone in your life. What are the questions you want to ask and the memories you want to preserve? StoryCorps has a list of great questions to get you started.

Event Information

Date
10/27/2017
Time
10:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library Design Lab, First Floor
Location Information
Event Type
Workshop

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