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Stopping Contagion With Science at U-M: A Look Back

Michigan Medicine looks back on its' history of infectious disease and what techniques were implemented over a hundred years ago to be the leaders in safety and health when treating patients with diseases. March 20, 2020. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Science #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #InfectiousDiseases #Safety #History #COVID-19 ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Stone-age ‘likes’: Study establishes eggshell beads exchanged over 30,000 years

U-M Paleolithic Archeologist Brian Stewart et. al. have researched beads and investigated atoms in the beads, provides new evidence for where these beads were made, and just how long hunter-gatherers used them as a kind of social currency. March 9, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Science #Archaeology #History #Research #BrianStewart ​​​​​​​​​


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Smallest Homo Erectus Cranium in Africa and Diverse Stone Tools Found at Gona, Ethiopia

An international research team led by scientists from the U.S. and Spain, and including a University of Michigan geologist, have found a nearly complete human cranium that dates back to 1.5 million years ago. March 4, 2020. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Science #Archaeology #History ​​​​​​​


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University of Michigan Institute for Social Research Welcomes StoryCorps, the Groundbreaking Oral History Organization

U-M Institute for Social Research welcomes StoryCorps, which is an independent nonprofit organization that aims to preserve and share humanity's stories to bring more compassion to the world. March 9, 2020. #5mins #web-article #InstituteforSocialResearch #Society #History #SocialCampaigns #compassion


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Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption and Executive Director of t

OLLI Study Groups will discuss the pre-revolutionary war visionary Jean-Jacques Rousseau and of the major events of the Revolution itself. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #GovernmentandPolitics #History #OLLI ​​​​​​​

 01-28-2020 01:00 PM - 03-31-2020 02:30 PM ET


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Everything You Want to Know About China (2020)

OLLI Study Groups will hold discussion sessions to learn and talk about China, and the instructor will be answering participant questions. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #In-PersonCourse #GovernmentandPolitics #History #OLLI ​​​​​​​

 02-24-2020 01:00 PM - 03-26-2020 03:00 PM ET


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British Empire in India - History and Legacy (2020)

OLLI Study Groups will have multiple discussion sessions to learn about the British era in India and the dynamics between the countries, trade, technological advances, and more. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #GovernmentandPolitics #History #OLLI ​​​​​​​

 03-27-2020 10:00 AM - 05-15-2020 12:00 PM ET


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Chasing Two Rabbits: Hunter-Gatherer Education in the 21st Century

OLLI Study Groups discusses indigenous hunter-gatherer societies in the 21st century. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #Society #History #OLLI ​​​​​​​

 04-22-2020 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET


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Primers, Chalk, and Bells - The History of One-room Schools in Michigan

OLLI Study Groups discusses the state of Michigan's numerous one-room schools, their history, and how there are more in Michigan than any other state. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #Society #History #Education #OLLI ​​​​​​​​​

 04-29-2020 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET


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Friday Essay: Finding Spaces for Love

U-M Professor of Early Modern Art History, Patricia Simons, writes about love and the places it was shaped and performed and the venues in which it was validated socially. March 30, 2017. #5-15minutes #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation #Society #ArtsandCulture #History #Relationships