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"Season of Love" by Oliger Merko is one of the pieces of art featured in the 20th annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners, curated by Janie Paul, professor of art and social work, and Buzz Alexander, professor of English language and literature, and art and design. Learn more about the exhibit, read an interview with Paul and view slideshows of selected artworks.
"I saw other people in beautiful costumes, and I realized I had to learn how to sew."
Erin Flores, an administrative assistant in Communications & Outreach at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.
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Jason Mars, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science, built a digital assistant that responds to voice commands and then freely shared the underlying code so others can explore the complexities of modern speech recognition.
"If you can address women's issues, you're addressing the economy, economic sustainability and growth for everyone because in many families, women are heading the families. If you focus on women and pay equity, everyone's situation improves," said Gloria Thomas, director of the Center for the Education of Women.
Dr. James Richardson, professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation, addressed ways that diabetics can stay on their feet even when they suffer from nerve pain.
Ella Atkins, associate professor of aerospace engineering, and electrical engineering and computer science, says post-9/11 cockpit-security measures assume a flight’s crew members are the "good guys."
Timothy McKay, professor of physics, astronomy and education, and Steve Lonn, assistant director of the Learning, Education and Design Lab, were quoted in an article about ways U-M faculty use digital information to personalize their teaching and help students learn.
Samuel Bagenstos, professor of law, argued a case before the U.S. Supreme Court that clarified legal protections for pregnant workers who believe their employers have discriminated against them.