University of Michigan

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The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, U of M, or UMich), often simply referred to as Michigan, is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan.wikipedia
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Ann Arbor, Michigan

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The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, U of M, or UMich), often simply referred to as Michigan, is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Ann Arbor is home to the University of Michigan.

Michigan Wolverines

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Michigan's athletic teams compete in Division I of the NCAA and are collectively known as the Wolverines.
The Michigan Wolverines comprise 27 varsity sports teams at the University of Michigan.

History of the University of Michigan

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The University of Michigan was established in Detroit on August 26, 1817 as the Catholepistemiad, or University of Michigania, by the governor and judges of Michigan Territory.
The history of the University of Michigan (UM) began with its establishment on August 26, 1817 as the Catholepistemiad or University of Michigania.

Big Ten Conference

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They are members of the Big Ten Conference.
The Big Ten Conference was established in 1895 when Purdue University president James H. Smart and representatives from the University of Chicago, University of Illinois, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, Northwestern University, and University of Wisconsin gathered at Chicago's Palmer House Hotel to set policies aimed at regulating intercollegiate athletics.

University of Michigan–Dearborn

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Since its establishment in Ann Arbor, the university campus has expanded to include more than 584 major buildings with a combined area of more than 34 e6sqft spread out over a Central Campus and North Campus, two regional campuses in Flint and Dearborn, and a Center in Detroit.
It is one of the two regional campuses of the University of Michigan operating under the policies of the Board of Regents.

List of Nobel laureates by university affiliation

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, 50 MacArthur Fellows, 25 Nobel Prize winners, 6 Turing Award winners and 1 Fields Medalist have been affiliated with University of Michigan.

John Monteith (minister)

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Judge Augustus B. Woodward specifically invited The Rev. John Monteith and Father Gabriel Richard, a Catholic priest, to establish the institution.
Reverend John Monteith (August 5, 1788 – April 5, 1868) was a Presbyterian minister, educator, abolitionist and a founding father of the University of Michigan, formerly known as University of Michigania or the Catholepistemiad.

Hill Auditorium

From 1900 to 1920, the university constructed many new facilities, including buildings for the dental and pharmacy programs, chemistry, natural sciences, Hill Auditorium, large hospital and library complexes, and two residence halls.
Hill Auditorium is the largest performance venue on the University of Michigan campus, in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

University of Michigan College of Engineering

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In 1920 the university reorganized the College of Engineering and formed an advisory committee of 100 industrialists to guide academic research initiatives.
The University of Michigan College of Engineering is the engineering unit of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Augustus B. Woodward

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Judge Augustus B. Woodward specifically invited The Rev. John Monteith and Father Gabriel Richard, a Catholic priest, to establish the institution.
He is also known as one of the founders of the University of Michigan, established by the legislature in 1817.

Alice Robinson Boise Wood

Women were first admitted in 1870, although Alice Robinson Boise Wood had become the first woman to attend classes (without matriculating) in 1866-7.
Alice Robinson Boise Wood (May 15, 1846 – March 28, 1919) was a classicist and poet, and the first woman both to attend classes at the University of Michigan and to matriculate and graduate from the Old University of Chicago.

Association of American Universities

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The university is a founding member of the Association of American Universities.
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Great Society

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Lyndon B. Johnson gave his speech outlining his Great Society program as the lead speaker during U-M's 1964 spring commencement ceremony.
President Johnson first used the term "Great Society" during a speech at Ohio University, then unveiled the program in greater detail at an appearance at University of Michigan.

Teach-in

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On March 24, 1965, a group of U-M faculty members and 3,000 students held the nation's first ever faculty-led "teach-in" to protest against American policy in Southeast Asia.
The first teach-in, which was held overnight at the University of Michigan in March 1965, began with a discussion of the Vietnam War draft and ended in the early morning with a speech by philosopher Arnold Kaufman.

University of Michigan Detroit Center

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Since its establishment in Ann Arbor, the university campus has expanded to include more than 584 major buildings with a combined area of more than 34 e6sqft spread out over a Central Campus and North Campus, two regional campuses in Flint and Dearborn, and a Center in Detroit.
The facility serves as a home base to more than 50 university staff and faculty members from the campuses of the University of Michigan and University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Peace Corps

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In the 1960 Presidential campaign, U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy jokingly referred to himself as "a graduate of the Michigan of the East, Harvard University" in his speech proposing the formation of the Peace Corps speaking to a crowd from the front steps of the Michigan Union.
While Kennedy is credited with the creation of the Peace Corps as president, the first initiative came from Senator Hubert H. Humphrey, Jr. (D-Minnesota), who introduced the first bill to create the Peace Corps in 1957—three years before Kennedy, as a presidential candidate, would raise the idea during a campaign speech at the University of Michigan.

University of Michigan Law School

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In the first case, the court upheld the Law School admissions policy, while in the second it ruled against the university's undergraduate admissions policy. Most of the graduate and professional schools, including the Ross School of Business, the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, the Law School and the School of Dentistry, are on Central Campus.
The University of Michigan Law School (Michigan Law) is the law school of the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor.

Michigan Union

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In the 1960 Presidential campaign, U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy jokingly referred to himself as "a graduate of the Michigan of the East, Harvard University" in his speech proposing the formation of the Peace Corps speaking to a crowd from the front steps of the Michigan Union.
The Michigan Union is a student union at the University of Michigan.

List of Turing Award laureates by university affiliation

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, 50 MacArthur Fellows, 25 Nobel Prize winners, 6 Turing Award winners and 1 Fields Medalist have been affiliated with University of Michigan.

Students for a Democratic Society

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In response to a series of sit-ins in 1966 by Voice, the campus political party of Students for a Democratic Society, U-M's administration banned sit-ins.
SDS held its first meeting in 1960 on the University of Michigan campus at Ann Arbor, Michigan, where Alan Haber was elected president.

University of Michigan School of Dentistry

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Most of the graduate and professional schools, including the Ross School of Business, the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, the Law School and the School of Dentistry, are on Central Campus.
The University of Michigan School of Dentistry is the dental school of the University of Michigan, located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

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Central Campus is the location of the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, and is immediately adjacent to the medical campus.
The University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA or LS&A) is the liberal arts and sciences school of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

List of museums and collections at the University of Michigan

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as well as museums housing collections in archaeology, anthropology, paleontology, zoology, dentistry and art.
The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor is home to a number of museums.

Alden B. Dow

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Former U-M student and noted architect Alden B. Dow designed the current Fleming Administration Building, which was completed in 1968.
He attended the University of Michigan to study engineering in preparation to join his father's chemical manufacturing company.

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

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Most of the graduate and professional schools, including the Ross School of Business, the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, the Law School and the School of Dentistry, are on Central Campus.
The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, often referred to as the Ford School, is a leading public policy school at the University of Michigan.