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The James and Anne Duderstadt Center

UMICH200 Fall Festival

UMich200 Fall Festival – “Campus of the Future”



Student Project Showcase: “The Campus of the Future” 

9 AM - 3:00 PM - Duderstadt Center Atrium and Connector Hall

A yearlong competition, “The Campus of the Future,” asked students to collaborate on projects that reimagine methods and spaces for teaching and learning at a residential research university. A nationally renowned panel will judge the projects for creativity and innovation, awarding $25,000 in prizes to the best concepts. Winners will be announced that evening at the Power Center. (President’s Bicentennial Colloquium III: “The Campus of the Future” 4:30-6 pm, Power Center)

A-maizing Building Tours

10 AM - 3:00 PM – Duderstadt Center Open House

Guided Tours will be available at 10:00 and 1:00

The Duderstadt Center, on the University of Michigan’s North Campus, is a nexus of state-of-the-art technology and media production resources where students and faculty come to create, innovate, and collaborate. The Center’s specialized facilities and experts support:

In addition to the tools for inventing the future, the Duderstadt Center has extensive collaboration and study spaces and houses the Art, Architecture and Engineering Library (AAEL), Computer-Aided-Engineering-Network (CAEN), the Millennium Project, Center for Entrepreneurship and ArtsEngine.

 Please visit our website for more information and directions to available parking.

A printed, self-guided walking tour w/ map will be provided. Staff will be positioned at each location to give demonstrations and answer questions.


Also happening Thursday, Oct 26


M-Dining Farmers Market

10 -2:00 PM - The Grove (Duderstadt Portico – rain plan)


Flu Clinic

10 – 2:00 PM – Duderstadt Center, Conference Room 1180 (off Atrium)

UMich200 Fall Festival



12 - 12:45 PM - The River in Our City, the River in Our Veins

Processional performance in celebration of the bicentennial. Beginning at the Earl V. Moore Building and continuing through the Circle Drive Entrance at Pierpont Commons (arrival around 12:25 p.m.), the parade leads to the Grove and a tree planting ceremony.


Tree Planting Ceremony

12:45 PM - The Grove

A red oak sapling will be added to North Campus and the Gerstacker Grove.


A Conversation with M-BARC: The Bicentennial Time Capsule Project

1-2 PM - Stamps Auditorium, Charles R. Walgreen, Jr. Drama Center

Meet the students who are designing, creating and launching the first-ever space time capsule.


More... visit the UMBicentennial site: