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Monday, September 21, 2015
Graveyard walk
Ronald Stockton, professor of political science, led a graveyard walk around Woodmere Cemetery in southwest Detroit on Sunday, September 20. Stockton led participants through several sections of the cemetery—including those focused on the great age of Detroit, the Civil War, and Jewish, Muslim, Albanian and Bosnian grave sites—discussing the historic, religious, ethnic and cultural qualities of each.
University of Michigan-Dearborn students tend to spend less on their education and earn more than their peers after graduation according to the Department of Education’s new college scorecard.
UM-Dearborn has partnered with Zipcar to offer a new car-sharing program to faculty, staff and students. Two cars  are available in The Union at Dearborn parking lot 24 hours a day, with memberships starting at $15 for the first year.
Three College of Education, Health, and Human Services faculty members are going beyond researching the effects of community building in Detroit's Osborn neighborhood—they're joining in the efforts.
Solutions didn't come easy for students enrolled in this summer's National Research Experience for Undergraduate Program—and that was the point. Yunus Zeytuncu, mathematics assistant professor, said students in the eight-week program got a sneak peek at life as a graduate student and researcher by tackling complex mathematical problems. 
Join UM-Dearborn for Homecoming, October 8-10. The annual tradition is open to all members of the university community and includes events for all ages.
Do you have a young writer in the family? Find out about the third annual Young Authors' Festival and writing contest. The Berkowitz Gallery celebrates the Stamelos Legacy. And what is ORCID? (Hint: It’s not a flower.) Find out more about how it can help scholars and researchers. 
It is the mission of the Institutional Review Board to protect the rights and welfare of human subjects in research. The Dearborn Institutional Review Board invites anyone who is interested in human subjects research or who is planning on conducting human subjects research to IRB4U. This workshop is designed to help researchers navigate the IRB application process. The workshop will take place Friday, September 25, from 1:30-3 p.m. in Kochoff Hall B.​ Space is limited so please pre-register.
The annual fall semester test of the UM-Dearborn Emergency Alert System will take place Friday, September 25. It is important for the campus community to register to receive emergency alert notifications and to periodically check and update information in the system. In the event of an actual emergency, the university will activate the Emergency Notification System first, before any other form of communication.