• New robotic lab tracking toxicity of Lake Erie algal bloom

    A new research tool to safeguard drinking water is now keeping a watchful eye on Lake Erie. This week, a robotic lake-bottom laboratory began tracking the levels of dangerous toxins produced by cyanobacteria that bloom each summer in the lake's western basin.

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  • Art Fair

    Art lovers will once again fill the streets of Ann Arbor at the Ann Arbor Art Fair, which runs July 20–23. The University of Michigan welcomes one and all to its many museums, gallery exhibitions and tours on campus. Many activities and exhibitions are free and open to the public.

    Learn more about these activities and exhibitions

  • Speak for Yourself

    Forced to flee the Soviet Union, poet Joseph Brodsky found allies in LSA scholars who fought the restrictions facing writers in the U.S.S.R. by speaking out and providing a venue for silenced voices.

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  • Straw Bale House

    Poised on a hilltop overlooking Douglas Lake at the U-M Biological Station, it is the university’s first foray into straw bale building, and the first student-built structure in more than 100 years. Learn how 22 undergraduates and one fearless leader used 200 bales of straw and some mud to build U-M’s first off-the-grid structure.

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