University of Michigan Approves Health System Expansion

BRIGHTON, Mich. — The University of Michigan Board of Regents approved an expansion to the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) on Nov. 19, which includes construction of two new facilities.

The first project involves building the new $175 million Brighton Health Center South in Brighton. The 320,000-square-foot facility would include multiple exam and operating rooms, pharmacy and special services to pediatric and adult patients as well as radiology and diagnostic imaging and comprehensive cancer services, including radiation and oncology.

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U-M Athletics Department to Undergo Major Overhaul

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The University of Michigan (U-M) Board of Regents granted the athletic department’s wish on Sept. 18, approving $18.7 million in renovations to the Intramural Sports Building and the construction of a $168 million South Campus athletics facility, the university’s largest sports-focused construction project in decades.

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