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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.

Baby fat: Why you shouldn’t eat for 2 during pregnancy — Detroit Free Press

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.

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.

$54M robotics lab proposed by U-M College of Engineering — Ann Arbor News

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.

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.