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Here’s the basic information about University of Michigan-Ann Arbor at a glance. Be sure to check out the U-M Parent and Family Guide below as well!
Name:University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Address:503 Thompson Street
Ann ArborMI, 48109
Phone Number:(734) 764-1817
Awards:Bachelor's Degree, Post-baccalaureate Certificate, Master's Degree, Post-Master's Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:City
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:43625
Faculty Ratio:12 to 1

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  • What Your Kids are REALLY Saying: 36 Popular Expressions
    We live with them. We take care of them. We love them to distraction, but we are often completely in the dark about what exactly they are saying. Here are thirty-six words and phrases that you’ve heard, but haven’t quite figured out yet. Parents Guide to Their Kids’ Favorite Expressions 1. THICC(QQ) Looking good in […]
  • Hunger is a Problem at College That You Need to Know About
    Perhaps it has come up in conversation that your child has shared dining room “swipes” with other students, especially near the end of the semester. You don’t see it as a problem. Full meal plans are often generous, so much so that many students stock up on snacks at the end of the semester in […]
  • Why Every Mom Loved This Sweet Son’s Idea
    About a week ago, Cheryl Gottlieb Boxer dropped off her son at the train station to return for his second semester, freshman year at college. She says that the thing she misses most with her son gone is missing out on, “the little details of his day.” Distance made staying in touch with her normally […]
  • Mom With 3 Sons Imagines Life With Her “Perfect Daughter”
    Anna approached our car flipping her ponytail back and forth against her neck. She was skipping. She was smiling. My son was smiling, too, but not flipping his ponytail. He doesn’t have a ponytail. He also wasn’t skipping. He was sweating, big swaths of sweat.   Anna is my friend’s daughter. Recently, my husband and […]

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  • $20000 reward offered for a 1-kilo chunk of Michigan meteorite
    ANN ARBOR, MI - If you're one of the treasure hunters who took to Michigan's outdoors Wednesday, Jan. 17, in hopes of finding pieces of meteorite, Darryl Pitt has an offer for you: The first person to recover a chunk of the space rock weighing at least 2.2 pounds - or 1 kilogram - can […]
  • Anniversary of Women's March to see rally, conference in Ann Arbor
    ANN ARBOR, MI - Women and their supporters in the Ann Arbor area will gather for a rally on Saturday, Jan. 20, to ... Claire Cepurin, an organizer for the event and co-founder of Progressives at the University of Michigan, said the goal of the rally is to impart a sense of hope. "It's the […]
  • Richard Spencer to speak at Michigan State on March 5
    In a statement, university President Lou Anna Simon said the agreement "was based on the university's requirement that the event occur on a date and at a venue that minimizes the risk of violence or disruption on campus." "Michigan State rejects this group's divisive and racist message and remains ...


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