Ready to work
The Bridge to Work Program is a collaboration among the Michigan Medicine Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, U-M Human Resources, Michigan Rehabilitation Services and Work Skills Corp. It provides pathways to employment for young people with pediatric-onset disabilities. In this video, Ned Kirsch, clinical associate professor emeritus of physical medicine and rehabilitation, and Lois Allen, general manager for Central Campus Dining Services, discuss the program and how it's helping one young chef thrive.
Chinese dance collection
A collaboration between Emily Wilcox, assistant professor of Chinese studies, and Liangyu Fu, associate librarian at U-M's Asia Library, has produced North America's largest collection of materials related to Chinese dance. Items from that collection are the basis for an exhibition now on view at the Hatcher Graduate Library through May 15. In this video, Wilcox and Fu discuss Chinese dance and how the collection came about.
Precision medicine and prostate cancer
New, statistically derived guidelines are helping urologists across Michigan zero in on which prostate cancer patients to scan for the spread of their disease. In this video, Brian Denton, professor of industrial and operations engineering, and graduate student Christine Barnett, discuss how researchers have developed a new standard for determining whether or not prostate cancer patients need to undergo further tests.
The future of Obamacare
As a House-approved bill to replace the Affordable Care Act moves to the Senate, faculty at the School of Public Health invite the public to participate in an online learning opportunity focused on what's at stake. In this video, Richard Hirth, professor and chair of health management and policy, previews the May 12 teach-out, titled "The Future of Obamacare: Repeal, Repair, or Replace?"
2017 Road Scholars tour
Members of the 2017 Michigan Road Scholars test their skills on the shooting simulator at the Camp Grayling military training facility in northern Michigan. Simulation technologies allow real world, cost-effective training that can track progress of individual soldiers. The stop was part of this year's five-day tour of Michigan, which took place last week and is designed to familiarize members of U-M's faculty and staff with places the majority of our students call home, encourage university service to the public, and suggest ways faculty can help address state and local issues. (Photo by Ashwin Belle)