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U-M School of Nursing breaks ground on new building with day-long celebration

DATE: 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. April 5, 2013

EVENT: The University of Michigan School of Nursing will celebrate the groundbreaking of a new academic building, along with the Dean's Research Day Fair featuring a campuswide poster display and presentations.

The day's theme is "Improving Family Health Through Practice-Changing Research."

SCHEDULE:

10:30 a.m.: Groundbreaking ceremony near the current U-M School of Nursing building, 400 N. Ingalls St., Ann Arbor.

Noon-4:30 p.m. Luncheon and Dean's Research Day Fair, North Campus Research Complex Building 18, 2800 Plymouth Rd., Ann Arbor. Free shuttles provided between main campus and NCRC.

1 p.m.: Brouse Endowed Lecture, featuring Janet Deatrick, professor of nursing and co-director of the Center for Health Equity Research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.

2 p.m.: Installation of the first Suzanne Bellinger Feetham Professorship, NCRC.

7 p.m.: "Nursing's Got Talent" show, Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty Street, Ann Arbor.

MEDIA: Contact Mary Beth Lewis, U-M School of Nursing communications manager, at (734) 763-1682 or lewismb@umich.edu This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for interviews, parking and other arrangements.

SPONSOR: U-M School of Nursing

INFORMATION: Register for free lunch and afternoon events by March 27 at http://nursing.umich.edu/research/deans-research-day. For full agenda: www.nursing.umich.edu/apr5-events

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