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May 24, 2018

Multimedia Features

May 3, 2018

Abstract Ancestry

Matthew Angelo Harrison – Abstract Ancestry: Machine Works on Paper

For his solo show "Abstract Ancestry: Machine-Works on Paper," Detroit-based artist Matthew Angelo Harrison ​will produce a suite of mechanical drawings with his homemade 3-D printer. In this video, Harrison, the Institute for the Humanities' Efroymson Emerging Artist in Residence, discusses his work, including new drawings that people can watch being made during the span of the exhibition, which runs through May 11 at the Institute for the Humanities Gallery, 202 S. Thayer.

May 2, 2018

Medicine + Science + Music

Medicine + Science + Music: The U-M Life Sciences Orchestra

Dozens of faculty, staff, students and alumni from across U-M's medical and science community come together every year to form the Life Sciences Orchestra. This video illustrates how, under the baton of student conductors from the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, they prepare and play two free concerts every year. The next concert is Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Hill Auditorium.

May 1, 2018

Diagnosing breast cancer

Pill for Better Diagnosis of Breast Cancer | Michigan Engineering

Researchers from the University of Michigan have developed a diagnostic imaging pill enabling the early and more accurate diagnosis of cancerous tumors in breast tissue. In this video, Greg Thurber, assistant professor of chemical engineering and biomedical engineering, discusses how this method can be more effective and less invasive.

April 28, 2018

Forever, Go Blue!

A quartet of nursing majors celebrate their graduation with a batch of bubbles at Saturday's 2018 Spring Commencement ceremony. An estimated 7,000 graduates, along with thousands of family and friends, were on hand for the festivities at Michigan Stadium. View a gallery of images from various graduation exercises across campus. (Photo by Eric Bronson, Michigan Photography)

April 27, 2018

Empowering diversity and disability

Empowering diversity and disability: Technology assists physicians with limited mobility

Performing standard patient examinations can pose challenges for doctors with limited mobility. Molly Fausone, a third-year U-M medical student paralyzed from the chest down with limited use of her hands, uses a special device that helps her overcome these basic obstacles. In this video, Fausone and David Lorch, program director for the Global Challenges for the Third Century Initiative on Deep Monitoring, discuss how the device was developed.