A. Alfred Taubman dies at 91 … Don’t eat for two while pregnant … Teen smoking falls, e-cigarettes rise … U-M breaks ground on new architecture facility … U-M robotics lab planned … VC in state faces $1.3B gap … Forbes names UMHS one of nation’s best employers … 3 earn Guggenheim fellowships … Death and your brain … M-City set to open … Facebook app aids genetic research.
April 2, 2015 — University of Michigan alumnus and hot young tenor Michael Fabiano was out running errands near his home in Philadelphia around 1 p.m. on Wednesday when the Metropolitan Opera called, wondering if he could step in for an ailing tenor in its production of Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor.” The curtain would rise in six and a half hours. In New York.
April 2, 2015 — As much as many of us would like to pretend we don’t see the extra large belly bump or protruding backside, being too heavy during pregnancy goes way beyond squeezing into those pre-pregnancy jeans after delivery. Carrying extra pounds in those expectant nine months can have profound consequences for the mother-to-be and the developing child, say researchers at U-M.
April 13, 2015 — A brand new three-story 100,000-square-foot building could be the new home for the University of Michigan’s robotics program. The College of Engineering has proposed spending approximately $54 million to build the new state-of-the-art center on the University’s North Campus just east of the Space Research Building on Hayward Street.
Driverless cars could cut sales in half … Female b-school deans make history … Obesity breakthrough … War on words … Fake city helping create tomorrow’s cars … Did this 100-year-old film make people racist? … Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks at U-M … New tougher laws on human trafficking.