Novelist Colson Whitehead kicks off this semester of the University of Michigan Bicentennial with a reading of his book "The Underground Railroad" at the League on Thursday.
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Award-winning author Colson Whitehead compares current events and slavery

Around 300 gathered in the Lydia Mendelssohn Theater Thursday night to see the 2016 National Book Award-winning novelist Colson Whitehead read passages shining light on the horrors of slavery from his book “The Underground Railroad.”

The School of Public Health's main building on the Medical Campus.
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M-Write program expanded to intro, STEM courses

M-Write — a program promoting conceptual learning through writing housed inside the Digital Innovation Greenhouse in the Office of Digital Education — continues to

Circus Bar & Billiards permanently closes Saturday.
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Update: Ann Arbor mainstay Circus to close next month

Senior goaltender Zach Nagelvoort and the Michigan hockey team are eager to return to the ice.
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Wolverines prepare for weekend series against Minnesota

In their first series matchup of the season, the Wolverines (1-3-0 Big Ten, 8-9-1 overall) will travel to Mariucci Arena to resume Big Ten play against No. 9 Minnesota (3-1-0, 11-5-2) on Friday and Saturday.

Speight first started practicing mindfulness after learning that his competitiveness could be a detriment.
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From past to present, mindfulness helps Speight bounce back

Redshirt sophomore quarterback Wilton Speight uses the lessons he learned from his high school basketball coach Alex Peavey in order to maintain a cool demeanor on the field.

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