The Winter 2009 Theme Semester, The Universe: Yours to Discover is sponsored by the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, the Department of Astronomy, and the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, working closely with the Student Astronomical Society. Major additional funding is provided by the Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics and the University Activities Center. We thank the many University of Michigan co-sponsors and community partners whose participation makes this Theme Semester possible.

University of Michigan Partners

Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Sciences
Bentley Historical Library and Detroit Observatory
Geological Sciences
Germanic Languages and Literatures
Honors Program
Lloyd Hall Scholars Program
LSA Student Government
Map Library
Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum
Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics
Museum Studies Program
News Service
Program in the Environment
Public Goods Council
Residential College
School of Art + Design
Shapiro Science Library
Society of Physics Students
Special Collections Library
Student Astronomical Society
Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program
University Activities Center
University Library
Wolverine Island in Second Life
Women in Science and Engineering Program


Community Partners

Ann Arbor Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
Ann Arbor District Library
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra
Antique Telescope Society
Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan
Huron Valley Girl Scouts
International Year of Astronomy 2009, USA
James A. & Faith Knight Foundation
Jeremiah Kaplan Foundation
Michigan Space Grant Consortium
National Science Foundation
Sigma Xi, The Research Society
Space Telescope Science Institute
University Lowbrow Astronomers
University of Michigan Credit Union
Ypsilanti District Library






© 2009 Regents of the University of Michigan
Winter 2009 Theme Semester is co-sponsored by the Department of Astronomy
and the Exhibit Museum of Natural History
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