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March 24, 2018

Multimedia Features

March 6, 2018

STAT Madness

Outsmarting "Superbugs" with Science: STAT Madness 2018

March Madness isn't just for basketball anymore at U-M. A university team is part of STAT Madness, a virtual "tournament of science" that seeks to spread awareness and appreciation of biomedical research at U-M and other institutions nationwide. Last Thursday, the U-M advanced to the competition's next round. This video profiles U-M's STAT Madness entry, a new way of looking at how to keep nursing home residents and hospital patients from infections by "superbug" bacteria.

March 5, 2018


School of Education professor Liz Kolb shows graduate student Conall Walsh how she uses Twitter to network with other teachers. Kolb is among a number of faculty members who have developed a social media presence that they consider a valuable way to share their knowledge outside the academic world. (Photo by Scott C. Soderberg, Michigan Photography)

February 23, 2018


The X-HALE: Experimental High Altitude Long Endurance Aircraft

The X-HALE is a very flexible, long-winged aircraft designed and built by Carlos Cesnik, professor of aerospace engineering. In this video, Cesnik explains how the longer wings could cut aircraft emissions by 10 percent, due to reduced drag, decreasing the cost of flying.

February 21, 2018

VBID goes nationwide

Value-Based Insurance Design (V-BID)

A health insurance concept that grew from U-M research may soon reach millions of people covered by Medicare, allowing them to keep more dollars in their wallets while getting treated for chronic diseases. In this video, A. Mark Fendrick, professor of internal medicine, and health management and policy, shares how the Value-Based Insurance Design program for improving patient care went from a discussion between two U-M physicians to a federal pilot program now expanding to all 50 states.

February 21, 2018

Active attacker preparedness

Active Attacker - Response and Prevention

With the nation's attention focused on the school shooting in Florida, the Division of Public Safety and Security has outlined the measures U-M takes to prepare for, handle and hopefully prevent active attacker situations. Such situations can cause disbelief, panic and disorientation. This video, which includes simulated scenes of an attack, offers tips on how to react.