Observatory News

  • Crossroads: Rooms with a View

    Crossroads: Rooms with a View

    There are approximately 2,300 linear feet of windows in the school's new Crossroads of Public Health facility, and many offer breathtaking views of the university's North Campus, the Arboretum, and the city of Ann Arbor.

  • Polio & Pulitzer

    Polio & Pulitzer

    Thomas Francis Jr. and the University of Michigan School of Public Health figure prominently in this year's Pulitzer Prize-winning history, Polio: An American Story, by David M.Oshinsky, who teaches history at the University of Texas.

  • Southwick Lecture by Senator Mitchell

    Southwick Lecture by Senator Mitchell

    Former United States Senator George Mitchell believes Americans need to undertake a serious, informed, national discussion and debate about health care.

  • Conversation on Health-Care Reform

    Conversation on Health-Care Reform

    In what one reporter described as a "marriage of high-tech media and old-style democracy," the University of Michigan teamed up in March with 21 other universities across the country to host a national town hall-style meeting on health-care reform.

  • SPH Office of Public Health Practice

    SPH Office of Public Health Practice

    When Zaineb Bohra goes to Detroit Metro Airport this summer, it won't be to catch a flight.

  • NIAID's Fauci Speaks at Zoonotics Symposium

    NIAID's Fauci Speaks at Zoonotics Symposium

    Infectious agents transmitted from animals to humans have caused 11 of the 12 major global disease outbreaks in the past decade, and the threat of avian influenza looms large.

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