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August 22, 2017

Multimedia Features

May 31, 2017

Beyond the book

Fulcrum - Michigan Publishing

As humanities and social science faculty embrace digital tools in their research and teaching, their publishing needs are changing too. With support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the University of Michigan Press has been leading a consortium of academic publishers to build a publishing platform capable of going beyond the book. This video explores how the platform, branded as Fulcrum and hosted by the U-M Library, presents audiovisual materials, 3-D models, and other complex digital objects in close relationship with the text.

May 26, 2017

The Arts Wall

The Arts Wall, featuring Aaron Dworkin, Yo-Yo Ma and Lara Downes

Aaron Dworkin, dean of the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, recently joined acclaimed cellist Yo Yo Ma and pianist Lara Downes to perform in a video performance of a short cello, spoken-word and piano piece that celebrates and makes a statement about the power and purpose of the arts in America.

May 25, 2017

Comfort-driven data

Comfort Driven Data | Carol Menassa

Carol Menassa, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, looks for new ways to keep people comfortable while making buildings more sustainable. In this video, she discusses her work to understand and model the impact of occupants on energy use in buildings and other spaces, and develop decision frameworks to sustainably retrofit existing buildings.

May 24, 2017


Spring LSA graduate Kathleen Guytingco's photo took first place in the latest Arts at Michigan As I See It photo contest, which was built around the theme of "motion." The photo, titled "Momentum," was taken at the Power Center for the Performing Arts. See more entries and learn more about the As I See It competitions.

May 23, 2017

What Magnet means for patients

What Magnet means for patients at Michigan Medicine

When Michigan Medicine earned Magnet status for its nursing care in February, it became one of only 6 percent of U.S. hospitals to earn the honor. In this video, Katie Scott, secretary of the U-M Professional Nurse Council, and Margaret Calarco, senior associate director of patient care and chief of nursing services, explain what the designation means for U-M patients.