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2011-03-17 15:58:00

Fourth-year students learned today where they'll do their residency training at Match Day celebration ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It was match point for University of Michigan medical students today, as they learned where they will do their residency training at the annual Match Day celebration. At the annual University of Michigan's Medical School Match Day celebration, held at the University's North Campus Research Complex, students received a plain,...

2011-02-04 13:23:00

U-M ranks in top 10 among medical schools, reflecting extraordinary efforts of physicians and scientists ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of Michigan Medical School physicians and scientists earned more than $368.7 million in National Institutes of Health (NIH) research funding in federal fiscal year 2010, according to NIH data. In all, the School's faculty brought in $481.8 million in research funding from all sources in U-M fiscal year 2010. The...

2010-12-01 17:14:00

According to a national ranking from the Leapfrog Group, U-M Hospitals and Health Centers provide some of the safest and most effective care in the country ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan hospitals are among the safest and most effective hospitals in the country, according to a new national ranking from the Leapfrog Group. The announcement was made at last night's 10th anniversary meeting for Leapfrog, a respected independent health...

2010-10-04 14:14:00

Leaders will gather Oct. 12 at U-M campus to celebrate the unique partnership and $14 million commitment to advance medical research ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan Medical School will establish a joint institute with the Peking University Health Science Center in a unique effort to promote research that can lead to breakthroughs in pulmonary, cardiovascular and liver diseases. The joint institute will feature collaborative research...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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