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June 4, 2014

Killer trees?

Killer Trees? | MconneX | MichEpedia

Everyone knows that trees clean the air. But they also pump out Volatile Organic Compounds, which, when combined with human emissions, can cause air quality concerns such as increased ozone. In this video, Allison Steiner, associate professor of atmospheric, oceanic and space sciences, explains the different types of tree emissions, and how researchers are still discovering how humans and plants collide in the atmosphere.

June 2, 2014

Name the falcons

This trio of peregrine falcon chicks hatched May 2 at University Hospital. The U-M community is being asked to help name them by participating in an online contest through the university's Facebook page. (Photo Barb Baldinger, Michigan Department of Natural Resources)

June 2, 2014

Honoring Ned Gramlich

Susan M. Collins (right), dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, joins Ruth Gramlich (second from right) and members of the Gramlich family during a conference Friday in honor of Ned Gramlich, the late Federal Reserve Board governor and former Ford School dean. “Honoring Ned Gramlich and the Importance of Policy Research” was sponsored by the Ford School and took place at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Michael Waring, U-M Washington Office)

May 30, 2014

Sayles pitch

Sayles Pitch: John Sayles, Author, Auteur, Independent

In 2012 American independent filmmaker John Sayles and his partner, Maggie Renzi, chose to donate their archive to the University of Michigan for use by researchers, scholars and students. The collection comprises some 230 boxes of documentation spanning a four-decade collaboration in independent film.​ In this video, Screen Arts & Cultures students describe their experience mining the archive to produce an exhibit as part of a June 4 symposium in his honor. Learn more about the symposium

May 29, 2014

Transplant Center milestone

University of Michigan celebrates 50 years of Transplant Center

Fifty years ago, U-M performed its first organ transplant, a kidney donated from one identical twin to the other. In this video, Janice Ottenbacher Schroeder and Joan Ottenbacher Teltow look back on the experience and the doctor who performed the surgery back in 1964. They will join with the university community to celebrate the Transplant Center's 50th anniversary from 1-5 p.m. Sunday during an ice cream social at Crisler Center.