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Monday, February 9, 2015
Last month, students kicked off Design Change 2015, a semester-long competition to look at issues surrounding healthy food, mobility and transportation, and to suggest solutions. The competition includes a series of workshops designed to build skills in marketing, critical thinking and communication.
Two autonomous snowplows designed, built and programmed by UM-Dearborn's Intelligent Systems Club recently took the top two spots at the annual Institute of Navigation (ION) Satellite Division's Autonomous Snowplow Competition.  
CEHHS faculty members Stein Brunvand and David Hill are taking game-inspired learning into the classroom this semester. They're part of a pilot program run through U-M Ann Arbor to test GradeCraft, a learning management system designed to facilitate autonomy while building student competency in the subject area. 
The Dearborn Icebreaker returns this week as Joan Doherty, graduate admissions adviser, shares why working at UM-Dearborn feels a lot like coming home.
Announcements
University strategic planning continues this February and March with three Vision 2020 Forums. The first two forums in February will be working lunches opened to faculty. The March Forum will be a working continental breakfast for all campus community members.

Each year, the Susan B. Anthony Campus Award and Community Award recognize those whose life and deeds exemplify the dedicated efforts, fortitude, forcefulness and involvement of Susan B. Anthony. Nominations for this year's awards are due Monday, February 16.
Events
Vision 2020 Faculty Forum #1
February 10, 11:15 a.m.
ECEC Open House
February 11, 4 p.m.
Transfer Night
February 11, 5 p.m.
The Vagina Monologues
February 12 & 13, 6:30 p.m.
Go Blue Friday
February 13, 10 a.m.
Vision 2020 Faculty Forum #2
February 16, 11:15 a.m.

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