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March 17, 2018

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March 17, 2018

Match Day 2018

Match Day 2018: University of Michigan Medical School

With the tearing of an envelope, 162 U-M medical students found out their fate Friday at noon, along with tens of thousands of their peers nationwide. U-M’s annual Match Day celebration reveals where graduating students have been accepted for residency training. This video captures the excitement and anticipation of students as they learn where they'll be going next on their educational journey.

March 16, 2018

Reinventing transit

RITMO: Reinventing Urban Transportation and Mobility

The Reinventing Public Urban Transportation and Mobility — or RITMO — project is a new style of urban mobility system that is proposed for testing on U-M's North Campus this summer. In this video, RITMO project leader Pascal Van Hentenryck, Seth Bonder Collegiate Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering, explains how the dynamic "hub-and-shuttle" system would work.

March 15, 2018

Hail and thank you

Students filled out thank-you cards at Pierpont Commons on Wednesday as part of the annual Hail Yeah! day of thanks. The event is aimed at educating students about the impact private support has on their Michigan education. Tables were set up across campuses so students could sign postcards and personal messages of thanks to Michigan alumni who donated $50 or less to the university in the past year. (Photo by Scott C. Soderberg, Michigan Photography)

March 13, 2018

Saving Michigan's beaches


Several lake towns along Michigan's western shoreline have faced costly damage to their beaches and structures because of fluctuating Great Lakes water levels. In this video, U-M researchers and municipal leaders discuss a program that trains local officials in coastal management.

March 9, 2018

2018 Golden Apple Award

Sandra Levitsky, associate professor of sociology, was surprised with the news she was this year’s recipient of the Golden Apple Award during a meeting with students at the LSA Building on Thursday. Levitsky was recognized for her engaging teaching style and passion for helping students succeed. (Photo by Scott C. Soderberg, Michigan Photography)