The staff that works to support the Brain Attack Surveillance in Corpus Christi project donned blue fleeces featuring the Block M this year to ward off what was a chilly winter by Texas standards. But this U-M field office is still marked by palm trees and sunshine most of the time. The BASIC researchers work with patients and hospitals to learn why Mexican Americans have a greater burden of stroke than non-Hispanic whites. (Photo by Dr. Lewis Morgenstern)
Translation for a cause
Volunteers representing 15 different languages were among 67 people who signed up for the second annual Translate-a-thon, during which 50 projects were translated for various non-profit organizations. In this video, participants and organizers discuss the benefits of the event, which ran March 28-30.
"I really enjoy interacting with people. Whether it's classroom work or research needs, I like working with faculty, staff and students."
Rebi Varghese, desktop support specialist with the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering who also volunteers for the Harvest Mission Community Church in Honduras.
Michigan in the News
Susan Gelman, professor of psychology and interim dean of LSA, was quoted about the development of children's concept of ownership over possessions.
"Finance is the most awesome thing created by humanity. If you're not interested in finance, something's wrong with you," said Gautam Kaul, professor of finance, in an article about his popular online courses.