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January 16, 2018

Multimedia Features

January 9, 2018

Video game music

Video Game Music Class

Matthew Thompson, assistant professor of music, is a classically trained pianist who teaches a popular course on video game music at U-M, and is considered a leading expert on video game music. In this video, Thompson discusses the development of video game music, which will be the focus of the 5th annual North American Conference on Video Game Music at U-M this Saturday and Sunday. 

January 5, 2018

Taking on tinnitus

Specially timed signals ease tinnitus symptoms in test aimed at the condition’s root cause (Teaser)

Millions of Americans hear ringing in their ears — a condition called tinnitus — and new research shows an experimental device could help quiet the phantom sounds by targeting unruly nerve activity in the brain. Watch this brief video about tinnitus and read more about U-M's research into treatment.

January 4, 2018

A look back on a big year

U-M Bicentennial in Review

The start of a new semester marks the university's transition from its bicentennial celebration into the next phase of its third century. 2017 was a year of varied and exciting events and academic exploration, and a commemoration of all things U-M — its accomplishments, its history and the people who make it so special. This video takes a look back at some of the highlights of our yearlong 200th birthday party.

December 17, 2017

Graduate gratitude

Giancarlo Mayor, who received a master's degree in aerospace engineering, waves to his family during Winter Commencement on Sunday at Crisler Center. The ceremony, which also featured the awarding of 10 Bicentennial Alumni Awards, was the final bicentennial event of the university's 200th year. (Photo by Eric Bronson, Michigan Photography)

December 15, 2017

Creating lasting, impactful change

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Year One Progress - Creating Lasting, Impactful Change

As the university ends the fall semester, it looks back on the first year of its Strategic Plan for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and ahead to how it will work to achieve the goals that remain. In this video, students, faculty members and campus DEI leaders share their observations on plan's first year and the ideas put forth during November's DEI Summit.