President Mark Schlissel addresses the Michigan Senate on Wednesday during ceremonies at which the House and Senate adopted resolutions commemorating U-M's bicentennial. House Resolution No. 98 and Senate Resolution No. 62 honor "the strong 200-year relationship between the University of Michigan and the citizens of the state of Michigan" and pledge continued legislative support for the university and its contributions. (Photo by David Olds, Senate Democratic Central Staff)
J. Alex Halderman (at podium), professor of electrical engineering and computer science, gave a presentation titled "Strengthening Election Cybersecurity" during a congressional briefing in Washington, D.C., on Monday. The briefing focused on how to best safeguard America’s representative government, and vulnerabilities and threats to electronic voting technologies. The panelists offered suggestions and actions lawmakers could take to strengthen election security. (Photo by Kristina Ko, Washington Office)
Beyond Carbon Neutral
Beyond Carbon Neutral, an initiative launched last year that is led by the U-M Energy Institute in cooperation with the National Wildlife Federation, seeks to develop technologies, programs and policies to raise the rate at which carbon dioxide is removed from the atmosphere. In this video, Levi Thompson, Richard E. Balzhiser Collegiate Professor of Chemical Engineering, and professor of chemical engineering and of mechanical engineering, discusses the need for the initiative and what it will do.
Remembering their professors
As the university looks back on its first 200 years and ahead to its third century, several alumni look back on the faculty members who defined their educational experience and made a difference during their time at U-M.
For the U-M bicentennial, artist Jim Cogswell, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and professor of art and design, has created a series of public window installations in response to the holdings of the U-M Museum of Art and the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology. In this video, Cogswell describes the idea behind the displays and how he created them.