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November 20, 2017

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March 26, 2014

Congressional Breakfast

President Mary Sue Coleman joins U-M Glee Club alumni in singing "The Victors" at Wednesday's annual U-M Congressional Breakfast in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Freed Photography)

March 26, 2014

Stem cells and bipolar disorder

First stem cell study of bipolar disorder yields promising results

New stem cell research published by scientists from the Medical School, and fueled by the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Fund, may aid in the understanding of bipolar disorder. In this video, researchers describe how they used skin from people with bipolar disorder to derive the first-ever stem cell lines specific to the condition, which in turn help lead to clues that may improve treatment.

March 25, 2014

Solar-powered color

Solar-powered color | MconneX | MichEpedia

Colored, see-through solar cells invented at the College of Engineering could enable 'stained' glass windows, decorative panels and even shade that make electricity. In this video, Jay Guo, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, mechanical engineering, and macromolecular science and engineering, describes the cells, believed to be the first semi-transparent, colored photovoltaics, and which have the potential to vastly broaden the use of the energy source.

March 22, 2014

Match Day

Match Day 2014

The Medical School's Class of 2014 May graduates celebrated the annual tradition known as Match Day on Friday. It is a national event at which graduating medical students learn simultaneously where they will go for residency. This video shows the prospective graduates celebrating their success and looking ahead to the next phase of their training as the doctors of tomorrow.

March 20, 2014

Connected vehicle test site

This is an artist's rendering of the new testing environment for connected and automated vehicles at the North Campus Research Complex. The Board of Regents on Thursday approved the site's design, which will simulate a dynamic urban environment. It is a critical element of a joint project with industry and government to develop and implement an advanced system for moving people and freight on the streets of southeast Michigan by 2021. (Image courtesy of the U-M Office of Research)