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Monday, March 2, 2015
Greek Life Polar Plunge
When bitterly cold temperatures cancelled this year's Polar Plunge into the Detroit River, Delta Phi Epsilon members geared up for a jump in the snow instead. UM-Dearborn Greek Life participates in the annual event to raise funds for Special Olympics Michigan. This year, they've raised $9,107.11 and will continue to raise funds through April 3.
Fifty University of Michigan-Dearborn students are recognized as Difference Makers for their excellence in academics, integrity, leadership and creativity. 
In Detroit’s People Mover stations in February, riders saw eye-catching poster portraits of African Americans by students from Douglass Academy for Young Men in a project facilitated by Julie Taylor, associate professor, College of Education, Health, and Human Services. 
Chemistry alumni return to campus to talk about about their career paths, the different aspects of their jobs and how they got where they are today. 
This month, we highlight the work of Cam Amin, professor of history, and J. Caitlin Finlayson, associate professor of English.
Updates regarding a variety of internal and external research, professional development and discretionary grants available and awarded to UM-Dearborn faculty, students and staff. 
To help preserve the diversity and health of local vegetation and wildlife within the Environmental Study Area, a deer cull was held last week. Thirty-four deer were impacted, with venison from the cull expected to be donated to Capuchin Soup Kitchen and Gleaners Food Bank by the end of the month.
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