University of Michigan's proposed 600-bed graduate residence: Game changer in higher education

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In the near future, University of Michigan expects to raze eight houses and a parking lot in downtown Ann Arbor and erect an eight-story, 600-bed graduate student residence hall at a cost of $185 million.

While the new dormitory will change the landscape of Ann Arbor and further expand the footprint of campus, it's also exploring new frontiers in higher education. The 370,000-square-foot building will include seven-bedroom furnished apartments and an entire floor dedicated to community spaces.

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