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250-year-old tree relocated on U-M campus starting to bear leaves — Associated Press

May 4, 2015 — A transplanted centuries-old tree on the campus of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at U-M is showing signs of life in its new home. The 250-year-old, 65-foot-tall bur oak, which predates the university, is beginning to sprout leaves. Chances for survival are high but workers have taken many precautions. They include close monitoring, irrigation around the tree and fertilizer application atop the root ball.

Media coverage of the University of Michigan — April 2015

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.

Media coverage of the University of Michigan — March 2015

Social media turns parenting into ‘sharenting’…Machine keeps lungs alive outside body…U-M to grow China ties…You might as well flip a coin to fill in your NCAA brackets…Household wealth highest ever…Access to justice a click away…Adapting to Great Lakes levels…Death dogs of ancient Egypt.

Consumer sentiment in U.S. rises to second-highest since ’07 — Bloomberg

May 4, 2015 — Consumer confidence increased in April to the second-highest level in more than eight years as Americans grew more upbeat about their financial prospects. Researchers at U-M report that its final index for the month increased to 95.9 from 93 in March. The median projection in a Bloomberg survey of economists was for 96, little changed from the preliminary April reading of 95.9.

Media Coverage of the University of Michigan — February 2015

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.