LSA undergraduate Geralyn Gaines receives her ballot before voting Tuesday at the Michigan Union Ballroom. Among the offices being decided in the midterm election were two seats on the Board of Regents to which Regent Kathy White and fellow Democrat Mike Behm were elected. (Photo by Scott C. Soderberg, Michigan Photography)
Mothers were more likely than fathers to read nutrition labels when considering food or drink purchases for their kids, according to the latest C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health. In this video, Dr. Susan Woolford, assistant professor of pediatrics and communicable diseases, discusses findings from poll that indicate even moms report they don't use the “Nutrition Facts” labels that often.
Each workday hundreds of U-M employees meet up and ride to work together, sharing a van and saving energy as part of the vanpool program through Parking & Transportation Services. The program recently hit a milestone as it reached its 100th van. (Photo by Daryl Marshke, Michigan Photography)
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Corpses on campus. Coeds in costumes. The signature of an infamous alumni killer. Just in time for Halloween, Michigan Today brings the creepy, spooky, and unusual to light in a photo slideshow from the archives of the Bentley Historical Library. In this 1906 photo, students ride in a “Mysterious Ypsi” wagon as part of the County Fair Carnival parade.
Making an Impact
Dr. James Shayman, professor of pharmacology and internal medicine, speaks at Tuesday's Celebrate Invention reception, where he and the late Dr. Norman Radin received the U-M Tech Transfer Impact Award for developing a treatment for Gaucher disease type 1. With Shayman are, from left, Lon Radin, son of Norman Radin; Kenneth Nisbet, associate vice president for research – technology transfer; and President Mark Schlissel. The annual Celebrate Invention event recognizes faculty and researchers involved in U-M's technology transfer process. (Photo by Leisa Thompson)