Sustainability at U-M
This overview of various sustainability efforts underway at U-M is part of the 2013 Sustainability Progress Report. It features Don Scavia, special counsel to the U-M president for sustainability, and highlights the Water Center, connected vehicles, global engagement and green operations.
U-M engineers are developing quantum computer technology that may have big implications for cyber security. But what exactly is a quantum computer, and will the technology ever make it into our laptops or smartphones? In this video, Duncan Steel, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, physics, applied physics and biophysics, explains how quantum computers work.
A new wave of thinking in architectural theory is emerging thanks to a rare collection of books, an exhibition, and the curiosity of Andrew Holder, assistant professor of architecture. This video takes a look at the exhibit, In the Garden Grows a Lump, organized around rare illustrated manuscripts on picturesque gardens.
Gov. Rick Snyder's goal of bringing 50,000 high-skill immigrants to Michigan in the next five years appears unrealistically ambitious, says Ann Chih Lin, associate professor of public policy. In this Policy Points video from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Lin suggests an alternative method to help Michigan tailor its immigration policies to boost economic growth.