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High school students “geeked over academic research”

Photo of Grand Blanc high school students visiting the library

Veronica Sikora, a junior at Grand Blanc High School, works with a University of Michigan librarian during a recent visit to the U-M Library. About 100 students visited the library for instruction on academic research.

By Alan Piñon

A few busloads of about 100 students from Grand Blanc high school rolled onto the University of Michigan’s campus for what their teacher described as the most anticipated day of their junior year. They didn’t come for athletics, or a run-of-the-mill tour; these advanced placement students came to the library to do some serious work on their semester-long research projects.

U-M Bicentennial Celebrations

The University of Michigan celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2017. The University Library marks this milestone with exhibits, lectures, publications, and more. This list features signature library activities as well as cross-campus collaborations in which the library is a key partner.

All library events are free and open to the public.
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Units across campus will be looking back at U-M’s past contributions and challenges and looking ahead to its next century and the state of public higher education in the United States. View a listing of bicentennial events taking place across campus.

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