MLK Day celebrations
Members of the U-M community gather on the Diag and join in song Monday during the eighth annual "Circle of Unity," one of several events marking the celebration of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on U-M campuses. View more photos of MLK Day events. (Photo by Scott C. Soderberg, Michigan Photography)
Commemorating MLK's visit
From left, Alexa Patsalis and Alex Abdun-Nabi, vice chair and chair of the Michigan Union Board of Representatives, are shown with one of the photos in a new permanent display commemorating the Rev. Martin Luther King’s visit to U-M in 1962. The display — on the first floor of the Union near the Campus Information Center — coincides with a number of events occurring around campus during Martin Luther King Day today, and through Feb. 7 as part of the 2014 MLK Symposium. (Photo by Laura Seagram, University Unions)
Law Quad art
For decades, artists have visited the Law Quad in search of details and inspiration, and today it remains a favorite for many local artists. This Alan Jacobson painting — actually a drawn-over 3-D model — is part of a slideshow of Law Quad images from various artists.
Asteroid mining is a trending topic among engineers and entrepreneurs, and efforts are already underway. But, will the rewards be worth the risk? In this video, Alec Gallimore, professor of aerospace engineering, discusses the challenges and opportunities related to asteroid mining.
New electron microscope
Students at UM-Flint train on a new Scanning Electron Microscope, which has been added to the school’s Engineering Laboratory. Its applications extend from pure research and teaching to a wide range of industrial uses, and every engineering student will learn how to use it, says Mojtaba Vaziri, professor of physics and engineering (rear center). Read more about the Flint campus’ latest high-tech research equipment. (Photo by Mel Serow, UM-Flint)