The University of Michigan has canceled classes due to weather for the first time since 1978. The closure does not affect the U-M Health System, university spokesman Rick Fitzgerald said in an email to reporters.
Due to the forecast calling for dangerously low wind chills, the university canceled all classes for Tuesday around 6:30 p.m. Monday night.
Also closed were University of Michigan-Flint, University of Michigan-Dearborn, Oakland University, Eastern Michigan University, and Wayne State University. Michigan State University did not close.
For the full article, see David Jesse, “U-M cancels Tuesday classes due to cold, a first since 1978”, Detroit Free Press, January 27, 2014.