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Monday, November 10, 2014
College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Dean Martin Hershock reads Wilfred Owen's "Dulce Et Decorum Est" during today's World War I Poetry Reading. UM-Dearborn will look back on the impact of World War I in a series of events this week sponsored by Mardigian Library and the Veterans Office. See the campus calendar for more details.
"The legacy of World War I affects us all a century later, a greater impact than any war in history," said Librarian Bob Fraser. "From the dissolution of old empires, revolution, the ravishing of economies and the imposed redrawing of borders to the dawn of modern warfare and a global pandemic with 40 million deaths, 90 percent of the world had to choose sides and take the consequences." 
Regent Kathy White and fellow Democrat Mike Behm have been elected to fill two eight-year terms on the Board of Regents. According to unofficial results from Tuesday's general election, White, an incumbent, received 1,352,347 votes and Behm received 1,263,196.
What’s in a name? For UM-Dearborn’s Police Department, a clearer understanding of the department’s role and mission on campus. The department announced this fall a rebranding from the Department of Public Safety. The new name more accurately reflects the work of the department, according to Chief of Police Kevin Williams.
Think of it as the ultimate bioengineering career test-driving experience. Students enrolled in Plymouth-Canton Community Schools’ STEM Academy are getting an in-depth look at life as an engineer thanks to the district’s partnership with the College of Engineering and Computer Science.
With college basketball season underway, head women's basketball coach Dymetrius Ware takes a little time to talk hoops, sweeping up and becoming a grandfather in this week's Icebreaker.
The annual fall semester test of the UM-Dearborn Emergency Notification System will take place Friday, November 21, 2014. New this semester, the emergency notification system will be activated if the campus is closed due to extreme weather conditions.

UM-Dearborn's United Way Campaign has begun and the College of Education, Health, and Human Services is working to coordinate the annual campus campaign. Last year, UM-Dearborn students, faculty and staff donated approximately $19,000 to United Way for Southeastern Michigan.