Monday, July 9, 2007
The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com
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party for international students and
once spent several hours explaining
reasons for a tuition hike to student
leaders, Kay said.
In 1999, Mestas resigned as chair-
man of the National Endowment for
the Humanities, an organization
that creates grants for education
and public programs, to become the
campus's fifth chancellor.
The creation of student housing
at Flint, a project Mestas asserted
would help revive the city's down-
town, was discussed for years. Only
this past spring was a plan approved
by the University Board of Regents.
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to Head figures to lava lamps and
Grady Burnett, head of online
sales and operations at the office,
said the building was designed so
that employees could "have collab-
orative spaces around the windows,
so they can meet up and talk."
To capture emerging creativity
at any moment, dry-erase boards
adornthe walls ofconference rooms
and even hallways, and Googlers
can scrawl new ideas or designs on
them between meetings.
Google managers hope that this
environment will promote team-
work and advance the development
of Google's AdWords, a program
that allows advertisers access to
potential customers by displaying
advertisements for products that
are related to words a person types
into the Google search engine.
Employees also have access to
a variety of on-site services. The
office is equipped with a massage
room and a room where women can
nurse their babies. A gym is located
in the basement, as is as a bike lock-
er for those who bike to work.
The cafeteria, which provides
Googlers with three free meals a
day, was designed to look like a cafe
and is furnished with high chairs
and a coffee bar.
There are also multiple Starbucks
coffee machines and bins of fruit, CORRECTIONS
chips and candy located around the
office. All are free, of course. "In a July 2 news story (With new
But Googlers aren't the only ones policy,'U'grants health care to same-
who can enjoy these edible perks on sexpairs), itwas incorrectly stated
the job - their dogs are welcome in ruled onithisaeSupreme-Court
the ffie an ar oferedGoole- ule onthe statesban of same-sex
the office and are offered Google- marriage as it relates to public insti-
colored dog biscuits. tutions granting benefits. The ruling
Facilities Manager Tracy Weav- actually came from the Michigan
er said working for Google is "the Court of Appeals.
job of a lifetime," and she hopes to
continue working for the company Please report errors in the Daily
until she retires. to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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