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Plan ahead: M71 lot to be impacted by Ann Arbor Summer Festival parking

June 17, 2021

Please be advised that The Ann Arbor Summer Festival (A2SF) will be hosting Top of the Park events at Fuller Park from Wednesday, June 23 until Sunday, June 27. (June 27 is a rain date.)   Per the university's lease agreement with the City of Ann Arbor, the M71 parking lot (south side of Fuller Road) can be used for city special events up to 10 times per year. To enable A2SF parking, M71 permit parkers are being asked to please use Wall Street structure parking or other options for the following dates/times: Wednesday, June 23: From 4 p.m. - midnightThursday, June 24: From 4 p.m. - midnightFriday, June 25: From 7 p.m. - midnightSaturday, June 26: From…

You’re invited: Next installment of Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center virtual speaker series

June 17, 2021

Please join the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center next week for another virtual speaker series event. Amanda Leggett, Ph.D., research assistant professor of psychiatry at U-M, will present “What’s Your Style? How Your Caregiving Style Impacts the Care You Provide and Your Own Wellbeing.” Her talk will take place at noon on Tuesday, June 22. Registration is required here.

‘Pandemic Heroes: Crocheted Dolls’ exhibit on display at Taubman Center

June 17, 2021

Nurse Horst & Dr. Henson by Kate Lebowsky Kate Lebowsky’s latest body of work features everyday heroes of the pandemic — medical professionals, food providers, firefighters, security personnel and more. Having worked in fiber art for over 35 years, for the last 18 Lebowsky has focused on crocheting and knitting plush dolls. Her crocheted dolls made of acrylic yarn are designed to be played with, including clothing you can change. Doll stands are included with purchase to display the pieces in any environment, from waiting in a child’s room for the right time for play, to showing off a fiber…

Juneteenth to be celebrated this weekend: What you need to know about the holiday

June 17, 2021

Celebrated annually on June 19, Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. The date represents the arrival of Union soldiers in Galveston, Texas in 1865 with news of…

Moving days are here! Schedule your move from Box to Dropbox by July 31

June 16, 2021

https://youtu.be/7ECNHB2XBck While moving in the summer is hot and exhausting, moving from Box to Dropbox with the ITS Self-Service Migration tool should be no sweat (pun intended!). Today, the migration tool opens to Michigan Medicine, allowing you to schedule a time to move the contents of your Box account to Dropbox automatically.  If you’re one of the 13,000+ Michigan Medicine users who created a Dropbox account, read on (and you rock!). You’re ready to schedule your migration. If you still need to create your account, visit Getting Started with Dropbox. A Dropbox account is required before you can schedule your…

Market Twenty 4 Seven at BSRB celebrates its grand opening today

June 16, 2021

Today is the grand opening of the new Market Twenty 4 Seven at the Biomedical Science Research Building (BSRB), Level 1 Lobby (Room 1050)! Support staff will be on-site today, June 16, to assist you with account registration and any other questions you may have. Market Twenty 4 Seven is loaded with an ever-rotating collection of hunger-halting, grab-and-go options 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Eat smart by snagging a handmade sandwich, fresh-chopped salad or heat-and-eat entreé. There’s also to-go breakfast, snacks and beverages. Make safe easy payments using Google or Apple Pay, Market card, debit or credit…

Call for nominations: Celebrate champions of disability inclusion

June 16, 2021

Ensuring access to health care for Deaf patients through the medical interpreters program. Designing architectural solutions to improve building access. Creating a youth summer camp where medical care and accessibility are built in. These are a few examples of the work celebrated by the James T. Neubacher Award. Established by the university's Council for Disability Concerns in October 1990, the award is a memorial to James T. Neubacher, a university alumnus, and columnist for the Detroit Free Press who advocated for equal rights and opportunities for people with disabilities. “We look forward to recognizing the disability advocacy work happening in and…

Wellness Wednesday: Having trouble leaving your ‘work brain’ behind on your summer vacation?

June 16, 2021

Are you struggling to unplug and unwind as the summer heats up? No worries. The High Reliability skill of Chain of Command — along with some old-fashioned planning — can ease…

Give blood June 29 at Towsley Center

June 15, 2021

The Red Cross will be holding a blood drive on Tuesday, June 29, from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Towsley dining room.  This drive is open to all Michigan Medicine faculty, staff and medical students. To schedule an appointment, log onto RedCrossBlood.org (sponsor code: goblue) or call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767). Appointments are highly recommended. Please bring a photo ID to your appointment. Please note: Individuals who have already received the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are NOT required to defer blood donations. More info here.The Red Cross has set up a great website with details about their COVID-19 precautions.There is currently no evidence that…