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University of Michigan student Steven Czyz wears a nuclear radiation detector in the Detecction for Nuclear Nonproliferation Group Lab in the UM Cooley Building, Photo: Joseph Xu, Michgian Engineering Communications and Marketing

UM Gets $25M Federal Grant To Work Against Nuclear Material Spread

A University of Michigan engineering professor will lead a new $25 million project to help nations with nuclear power safeguard their materials.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2014

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Mexican Auto Supplier Joins UM Hybrid Racing Team As Sponsor

SanLuis Rassini, a supplier of suspension and brake components in North America and Brazil, said Monday it had made a donation to become a silver-level sponsor for the University of Michigan’s student-run Michigan Hybrid Racing team for their 2014 season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2014

Room of the White House on Jan. 14, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Obama To Speak At U-M On Wednesday

The president is expected to talk about his proposal for an increase in minimum wage.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2014

UM CYGNSS

UM-Designed Satellite Mission Passes NASA Review Milestone

A new system to study and predict the formation and behavior of hurricanes, designed at the University of Michigan, has received a preliminary review go-ahead by NASA.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014

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Online Alcohol Delivery Service Comes To Ann Arbor

An online service offering delivery of beer, wine, liquor and even cups for drinks is taking orders in Ann Arbor, home to the University of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2014

The detailed, all-sky picture of the infant universe created from microwave sky measurements. The image reveals 13.77 billion year old temperature fluctuations (shown as color differences) that correspond to the seeds that grew to become the galaxies. Photo from NASA via Wikimedia Commons.

UM Physicist On Her Big Bang Model’s Validation: ‘Woo hoo!’

It’s not every day you get a “woo hoo!” out of a physicist. But that’s just what happened earlier this week, when a University of Michigan physicist’s 25-year-old theory turned out to be one of the few models that explain the formation of the universe based on new information about rapid expansion of the universe just after the Big Bang.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2014

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UM Survey Finds Resistance To Energy Lifestyle Changes

Conventional wisdom holds that rising energy prices will drive consumers into lifestyle changes to save money as well as energy. But a new survey from the University of Michigan says that those price increases will have to be extreme: Consumers say home energy bills would have to nearly double before forcing them to make lifestyle changes to save on costs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2014

Fire Breaks Out At University Of Michigan Sorority House

More than 60 students have been displaced after an early morning fire damaged their sorority house near the University of Michigan campus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2014

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UM Genetic Analysis IDs Ancestry, Reduces False Positives In Pinpointing Disease

A new statistical method, developed by researchers at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, can help those who study the human genome better identify ancestry as they go about isolating the genes that cause disease.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2014

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UM-Designed Nuclear Radiation Detector Hits The Market

A handheld radiation camera developed by University of Michigan engineering researchers offers nuclear plant operators a faster way to find potentially dangerous hot spots and leaky fuel rods.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2014

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