Advancing energy efficiency
Earlier this year, two U-M buildings — School of Public Health II and the Angell Complex — were recognized in the Michigan Battle of the Buildings as leaders in reduced energy consumption for 2017. In this video, Provost Martin Philbert and others discuss energy conservation efforts on campus.
UMAPS welcomes new cohort
These scholars are among the 14 early-career African faculty members from a variety of fields that comprise the 11th cohort of the U-M African Presidential Scholars program at the African Studies Center. Representing universities in Ghana, South Africa, Ethiopia, Uganda, Liberia, Nigeria, Gabon and Tanzania, the scholars are paired with U-M faculty members for mentorship and collaboration on projects that will help advance their careers. View the full list of participants. (Photo by Calvin Mitchell)
Taubman College welcome
Jonathan Massey (left), dean of the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, talks with Gabriel Cuéllar, 2018-19 Oberdick Architecture Fellow, and Athar Mufreh, an architecture lecturer at the college during a fall kickoff at the Art & Architecture Building. The event featured the dean and program chairs providing a fall overview, and a barbecue that welcomed the more than 100 faculty, 45 staff members and 700 students back to the campus. (Photo by Peter Smith Photography)
WiFi on the Diag
University leaders celebrated the launch of WiFi service on the Diag on Friday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on the steps of the Hatcher Graduate Library. From left are Kevin Hegarty, executive vice president and chief financial officer; Ravi Pendse, vice president for information technology and chief information officer; President Mark Schlissel; and Daniel Greene, Central Student Government president. The areas of coverage will include the Hatcher Library plaza with the Block M, and the areas adjacent to the surrounding buildings: Angell, Haven and Mason halls, the Kraus, Chemistry, Dow and Dana buildings, Randall Labs and Hatcher Library. (Photo by Joel Iverson, Information and Technology Services)
A new home for museum specimens
Movers have finished hauling more than 20 million museum specimens from U-M’s zoology, paleontology and anthropology collections to a state-of-the-art collections and research facility. The specimens were moved to the university’s research museums complex on Varsity Drive, about five miles south of Central Campus. In this video, museum officials highlight some of the many specimens in museum collections.